Arts & Culture

7 Best Books Written By Internet CelebritiesThere used to be a day when celebrities were movie stars and rock stars. The World Wide Web changed everything and created a whole new brand of star: the Internet sensation.
Fall Theater Preview In ChicagoFrom a parody of Harry Potter to a new take on Sherlock Holmes, theatres in Chicago offer a number of must-see plays. Mark your calendar for these five productions.
Best Places For Guitar Lessons In ChicagoThe guitar is a beautiful instrument and guitar lessons can be a very rewarding experience, here are the five best places for guitar lessons in Chicago.
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About ChicagoThere's plenty more to Chicago's history than the Great Chicago Fire. From a historic park system to a debate regarding the oldest home in the city, find out a little bit more about Chicago with these five facts.
7 Best Books For Fall Book Club PicksSchool is back in session and the first hint of fall is in the air, grown-ups are hitting the books, too. Here are 7 picks your club will love to cozy up to this autumn.
Best Choirs In ChicagoSeptember is Classical Music Month, and there is no better time to attend and listen to the best choir groups in Chicago.
Best Ways To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah In ChicagoRosh Hashanah is celebrated by prayer, religious study, the sounding of a ram's horn called a shofar and food that includes sweet dishes for a sweet year. The holiday is particularly a time for family dinners where apples are traditionally dipped into honey and challah (twisted egg bread) and cakes are often made with honey.
Best Free Labor Day Events In ChicagoIt may be the last hurrah of summer, but that's no reason why you can't enjoy Labor Day weekend just as thoroughly as the rest of the summer -- and for free!
Best Abstract Art Exhibits In ChicagoLooking for some great abstract art? Look no further than these five galleries in Chicago.
Best DIY Pottery In ChicagoAge doesn't matter. Young or old, just give yourself permission to be creative, learn a new skill or merely have fun working with clay or painting already-fired (bisque) ceramics. There are studios and centers in the Chicago area that welcome adults and youngsters to hands-on pottery experiences
11 Fantastic Audiobooks You Can’t MissThey say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but judging by the immersive experience of these eleven audiobooks, sound can be worth a whole lot more.
A Quick Video Preview Of 'Galak-Z: The Dimensional' -- Dying Shouldn't Be This FunYou're going to die a lot in Galak-Z: The Dimensional. Developer 17-BIT are so aware of this, they've made it a selling point of the game. In the end, it's worth it -- Galak-Z is really, really fun.