Fresh off his history-making trip to space for real, William Shatner beamed down to the Chicago area on Sunday.
Just Back From Space, William Shatner Visits Wizard World Convention In RosemontFresh off his history-making trip to space for real, William Shatner beamed down to the Chicago area on Sunday.
Broadway In Chicago Returns With 'Rent' At CIBC TheatreBroadway in Chicago is back for the first time since the grip of the pandemic shut it down in March 2020.
Broadway In Chicago Reopens Tuesday After Going Dark For 18 MonthsThe 25th anniversary farewell tour of “Rent” is playing.
Music Director Riccardo Muti Reunites With Chicago Symphony OrchestraThe Chicago Symphony Orchestra held a captivating performance at Symphony Center Thursday night.
Surprise Metallica Show Sells Out Chicago's MetroIt was the first time Metallica has played at the Metro in 38 years.
Jason Sudeikis Gives Shout-Out To Chicago Improv Comedy InfluencesChicago improv got a major shout-out on Sunday from Emmy Award-winner Jason Sudeikis.
Englewood Music Fest Held For First TimeA brand-new tradition began Saturday in Englewood.
West Loop Art Fest Gives Artists A Chance To Make Up For Lost TimeLocal artists hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are hoping to make up for lost time during the last outdoor festivals of the summer. CBS 2's Jackie Kostek reports.
Riot Fest Going Ahead With COVID-19 Testing, VaccinationThose who come to Riot Fest in Douglass Park must either present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of entering. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Prolific Character Actor Ed Asner DiesWe knew him as “Lou Grant,” the crusty newsman who made us laugh for years, but actor Ed Asner’s career included many roles. CBS News’ Omar Villafranca reports.
Kanye West's 'Donda' Listening Party Apparently Late To StartKanye West’s “Donda” album listening party lit up Soldier Field Thursday night, but as far as we could tell just after 10 p.m., it hadn’t started yet.
Remembering Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie WattsCharlie Watts, the drummer whose beat kept The Rolling Stones alive for six decades, has died.
Chicago House Music DJ, Producer Paul Johnson Dies Of COVID-19Renowned Chicago house music DJ and producer Paul Johnson died Wednesday after a battle with COVID-19, according to his Facebook page.
Metro Concert Venue To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For EntryThe esteemed concert venue the Metro announced Tuesday that it will require all patrons to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for entry. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Lollapalooza Ends With DaBaby Nixed From Lineup Over Homophobic CommentsLollapalooza wrapped up Sunday night without one of its headliners. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby should have been ending his set right about 10 p.m. Instead, the festival nixed the headliner the latest backlash over his homophobic comments last week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic RemarksOn this final day of Lollapalooza Sunday, a headliner was nixed. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby will not be performing after backlash from homophobic remarks he made at another festival. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Lollapalooza Returns To Grant Park Amid Growing COVID ConcernsAll attendees are required to have proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or else a negative test. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Crowds Turn Out For Lollapalooza With Negative COVID Tests, Vaccination Cards In HandThe show is going on for Lollapalooza in Grant Park beginning Thursday, despite concerns about rising COVID numbers. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Chicago Party Aunt Gets An Animated Series On NetflixYou might know the Chicago Party Aunt parody Twitter account for witty and sometimes proudly crass observations about all things Chicago. On Wednesday, Netflix announced that “Chicago Party Aunt” will be debuting as a half-hour adult animated series.
Some Fans Are Unloading Lollapalooza Tickets Due To Worries About COVID-19Fans scooped up tickets for Lollapalooza as soon as they went on sale – but on Tuesday night, 48 hours away from the opening act – some have chosen not to go. And as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports, concerns over the coronavirus and specifically the Delta variant may be to blame.
Gov. Pritzker Plans To Attend LollapaloozaIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker will be among the throngs of concert fans at Lollapalooza when it kicks off in Grant Park next week. But he urged people to stay safe with COVID-19 still an issue.
Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' By The Oak Park Festival TheatreAn excerpt of 'The Tempest' at the Oak Park Festival Theatre, supplied by Carol Fox and Associates.
'Movies In The Parks' Returns For Summer Season“Movies in the Parks” began for the summer season Chicago Tuesday night.
Stephen Colbert Set To Host 'The Late Show' Live Again For First Time In Over A YearOn Monday night, Stephen Colbert returns to host “The Late Show” in front of an audience at the Ed Sullivan Theater for the first time in more than a year. CBS News’ Michael George reports on what viewers can expect.