Mercury Theater On Southport Avenue Going Out Of Business Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe Mercury Theater on Southport Avenue is going out of business due to a loss of revenues from the coronavirus pandemic.
Joffrey, Lyric Opera Cancel Performances For Rest Of 2020"In this uncertain environment, we must put the safety of our guests, artists, and company first, respecting the policies implemented by the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois."
Documentarians James, Pelosi Turn Cameras On Protests, Despite DangersHe’s one of a handful of documentarians, from Steve James (“Hoop Dreams”) to Alexandra Pelosi (“Outside the Bubble”), who have brought out their cameras to capture the historic nationwide protests, despite the danger, the pandemic and even the lack of a plan for how to ultimately use the footage.
Even With Most Summer Festivals Canceled In Chicago, Some Concerts In August Still Up In The AirTickets are still being sold for some large shows in August, and the city of Chicago is not ready to rule it out.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: Samantha
How Hobart, Indiana Plans To Pull Off A Concert Amid A PandemicConcerts and music fests are getting canceled left and right in Chicago, but in Northwest Indiana, one music fest says the show must go on Labor Day weekend.
Classic Cinemas Doesn't Know When Its Movie Theaters Will Reopen, But It Plans To HireEvery Monday morning, we look at who’s hiring, and it may be your local movie theater.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: Phoebe
PAWS Dog Of The Week: MalbecMalbec does need time to warm up to people, but after that it's all cuddles.
Penguins Practice Social Distancing At Chicago's Shedd Aquarium
PAWS Dog Of The Week: HoustonHe already knows sit, shake and is perfect family would have a yard and be with adults or older children only.
Oprah Gives $12 Million To Chicago Groups, Others In U.S. For COVID-19Her charity is giving the money to groups in five cities she has called home, including of course Chicago, which will get five million dollars.
An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Closed Chicago Art Institute, Now Shuttered By COVID-19In its long, storied history as one of the premier museums in the world, the Chicago Art Institute has only closed a handful of times--and never for months.
Luis Is The PAWS Dog Of The WeekHe is very food motivated which is helpful to earn his trust.
Common's #WeMatterToo Push Urges Jail Releases Amid COVID-19In Common’s hometown of Chicago, where the Cook County Jail is one of the nation’s largest jails, a federal judge last month ordered officials to ensure social distancing among the 4,000 people in custody. As of Tuesday, 161 inmates and 81 correctional officers were positive for COVID-19, according to the sheriff’s department.