| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:10 PM
A Raisin in the Sun
Through Nov. 3 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport, westportplayhouse.org
Better late than never, Lorraine Hansberry's game-changing 1959 Broadway hit A Raisin in the Sun is making its Westport Country...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:13 PM
A cunning vampire overlord, a murderous meth maker and an oil baron carrying a Texas-size grudge: In a summer TV schedule stuffed with bold, brash characters, Mayor Tom Kane vanquishes all pretenders.
He's the biggest, the boldest. He is the "Boss."...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The Season 2 trailer for Starz' "Boss"drops the bad news to Kelsey Grammer's Mayor Tom Kane right away.
"Mr. Mayor, you have to know," says his doctor, Ella Harris (Karen Aldridge), "your best days are behind you."
The trailer shows the embattled...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:29 AM
"Falling Skies"will invade San Diego Comic Con on July 13, the latest TV series to announce a panel at the giant fan event July 11-15. Last year more than 100 TV shows were represented at SDCC, and this year's list is growing larger every day.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:59 AM
When "Boss" returns for its sophomore season Aug. 17, Chicago Mayor Tom Kane, his political allies and enemies will reveal more of themselves. But don’t think it’s going to be a touchy-feely affair.
"Everybody's still kind of diabolical,...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:40 PM
When it comes, it will probably go down just like this. A virus mutates and makes the leap from animal to human in the crowded, under-monitored Chinese food chain. Humans catch it in Hong Kong and fly home — through Paris, Chicago or Frankfort. They...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Orlando Magic superstar Dwight HowardÂ is lending his voice to an episode of the animated “Cleveland Show.” Joining him will be an all-star team of NBA talent: Kevin Garnett, LeBron James, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Shaquille OâNeal and...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 4:33 PM
UPDATE: Entries with additional information regarding panelists, time or room have ** next to the name of the show. Below you'll find the latest list of shows that will present panels at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Details have begun to emerge...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:39 PM
No doubt about it, virus movies are a tough sell.
I'm not talking about action movies where the bad guy threatens to unleash a deadly virus and the hero has to stop him by riding a motorcycle and causing explosions.
I'm talking about movies that...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
A woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) lies dead on an examination table. Her head has been opened up to reveal not congealed self-satisfaction and vegan muffins (like in Paltrow’s actual head) but evidence that a new disease has done some...