NRA Settles Lawsuit With 'The Bean' ArtistAnish Kapoor filed a lawsuit in June over the NRA's use of a picture of the Cloud Gate sculpture in a video released in April 2017.
Lamar Leads Grammy Noms, Where Women Make A Comeback"Black Panther: The Album, Music From and Inspired By" is up for album of the year, a category where women make up five of the eight nominees. Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae, H.E.R. and Brandi Carlile also are up for the top prize, along with Drake and Post Malone.
Einstein's 'God Letter' Breaks Record And Sells For $2.9M At AuctionEinstein, who was a German-born Jew, also acknowledges his love and shared identity with the Jewish people, but calls Judaism, "like all other religions... an incarnation of primitive superstition."
Dick Cheney Biopic 'Vice' Tops Golden Globes NominationsThe Oscar path for both "Green Book" and "The Favourite" appeared to be solidified, with nods for all of the leads for each: Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali for "Green Book"; and Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone for "The Favourite."
'Surviving R. Kelly' Documentary Screening Evacuated Due To ThreatsAn unknown caller said that if the film continued to play, someone inside the theater would start shooting.
Illinois Looks To Its Past, Future Amid 200th Birthday PartyThe Illinois Bicentennial party took place Monday night at Navy Pier.
Inspired By Movie, Illinois Boy Puts Tongue On Frozen PoleThe Sandwich Middle School student was with a friend. But the friend didn't dare him. As his tongue stuck, Cline panicked, struggling to communicate he was no longer joking around.
Mavis Staples, Don Henley To Honor Dolly Parton at Grammy MusiCares ConcertThe academy announced the latest additions to the lineup Thursday for the tribute concert and gala to be held in Los Angeles on February 8, two days before the Grammy Awards. The awards ceremony will be televised on CBS.
Alexa Hooks Up With Big Mouth Billy BassThe singing and talking fish will lip synch to Alexa's responses and will dance to songs from Amazon music. When it's first plugged in, it will respond "Woo-hoo, that feels good!"
'The Real World' To Hold Auditions In ChicagoAuditions for the reality show will be held December 8 at Bar Louie in the South Loop. You must be 21 to participate.
Hugh Jackman Coming To The United Center In 2019Jackman will perform in Chicago at the United Center on June 21. Presale tickets are set to go on sale on Wednesday December 5.
Ringing In The Holidays With Lemurs At Brookfield ZooDogwood and Ramses enjoyed a feast that included steamed vegetables, sweet potato with popcorn, cranberry sauce and a turkey made of monkey biscuits.