The Ravinia Festival is on its way again, with 15 weeks worth of classical, pop and jazz programming. We talk with the president and CEO.

Courtesy of The Holy Cross/IHM Marimba Ensemble

Marimba music fills a South Side church and creates opportunities for young musicians. We have the story.

Cast of "Keep a Song in Your Soul: The Black Roots of Vaudeville."

A largely forgotten chapter in American entertainment comes back to life this weekend when a musical revue about Black Vaudeville hits the stage. We have a live performance in our studio.

Callaway Sisters

They're sisters, renowned singers, and daughters of the late John Callaway. We have a conversation and a performance from Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway. 

Josh Simpson, Image Credit: ACE

From curious machines to handmade objects of beauty, the American Craft Expo takes place in Evanston this weekend. An expert from the fair joins us with a collection of artfully made items.

Ballet West, "Sinfonietta" (1); photo by Luke Isley

Can dance compete with blues and theater as one of Chicago's signature art forms? We talk to world-renowned dancer, Chicago native and creator of the Chicago Dancing Festival -- Lar Lubovitch.

Artist Community & Retreat

In 1976, Ragdale officially became a nonprofit artists’ community and retreat, but the site has been home to artists since it was built by Arts and Crafts architect Howard Van Doren Shaw in 1897. On Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm, we take a look at Ragdale under renovation to see what’s in store for its future.