Comedian Jenny Slate is bringing her book tour to Chicago’s Vic Theatre on Friday. She spoke with CBS 2 about her book, stand-up special and time in Chicago.
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'A Wild Ride’: Comedian Jenny Slate Brings Her Book Tour To Chicago's Vic Theatre FridayComedian Jenny Slate is bringing her book tour to Chicago’s Vic Theatre on Friday. She spoke with CBS 2 about her book, stand-up special and time in Chicago.
On Stage: 'Latin History For Morons' And 'I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews two performances centered around acerbic comedians and comic actors. "Latin History For Morons" is John Leguizamo's one-man-show about the lack of Latinx history being taught in schools. "I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce" features Ronnie Marmo in the title role as the acid-tongued comedian who braved censors in the 1960s.
On Stage With Chris Jones: 'The King's Speech' And 'The Man Of Good Hope'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews two performances now at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, "The King's Speech" and "The Man Of Good Hope"
Actress Diahann Carroll Has DiedThe iconic African American actress Diahann, star of television and screen, has died of cancer. She was 84
PAWS Pet Of The Week: JollyJolly is a sweet terrier mix who has lived with other dogs so she'd be comfortable with other dog siblings.
Police, Movie Theaters Step Up Security For 'Joker' ReleaseThe controversial film "Joker" is making its debut across the country. Its storyline is prompting concern, and strict rules at some theaters. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: AdlerThis week's pet is Adler, a chihuahua mix who loves treats and snuggles. Adler is blind but loves walks and snuggling on the couch and is looking for a family to help him feel comfortable in his home and to help him manage his diabetes.
NCIS Brings Back Ziva David In Season PremiereReturning for the NCIS season premiere is Ziva David. CBS spoke with actress Cote de Pablo.
PAWS Pet of the Week: PrudencePrudence is a cute 12-year-old chihuahua mix, found as a stray. She's blind but has a lot of pep in her step. She likes cuddling and playing with tennis balls.
Celebrity Shoutout App Cameo Makes LinkedIn List Of Top StartupsA hot new tech company called Cameo is the only Chicago firm to make LinkedIn’s 2019 “Top Startups” list, and they’re hiring. Cameo allows consumers to pay celebrities to give shoutouts to friends and family. CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.
Joanne Is The PAWS Pet Of The WeekA cute chihuahua mix named Joanne is the PAWS Pet of the Week and she'll be available for adoption Friday at noon.
13th Floor Haunted House Ready To 'Scare The Pants Off Of People'Not only is it Friday the 13th, but there’s a full moon out today, so the question is, are you ready to get your scare on? Some might say it’s fitting; the 13th Floor Haunted House reopens for the Halloween season tonight in Melrose Park. CBS 2 is taking you for a sneak peek inside.
13th Floor Haunted House Ready To Scare Your Pants Off For HalloweenThe hope is you'll leave terrified and shaking. The 13th Floor Haunted House kicks off the Halloween season today in Melrose Park, and photojournalist Scott Wilson takes us inside for a sneak peek.
Nutcracker Auditions Take Place ThursdayAt the Joffrey Ballet, open auditions are taking place for young children beginning at 5:00 p.m. Thursday
Crystal Lake Drumline Joins Kanye WestThe Crystal Lake Strikers were called up to join Kanye West at his 'Sunday Service' at Northerly Island. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
On Stage With 'The Band's Visit' And 'Howards End'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones takes a look at "The Band's Visit" now playing at the 'Cadillac Palace Theatre' and 'Howards End' at the Remy Bumppo Theatre.
30th Annual African Festival Of The ArtsThe 30th annual African Festival of the Arts will take place Labor Day Weekend and will have the theme “Spirit of Africa.” Each year the festival draws tens of thousands of people to its long-standing home in Washington Park.
On Stage: 'All That He Was' and 'Into The Woods'CBS 2 theatre critic Chris Jones reviews "Into the Woods" now playing at the Writers Theatre and "All That He Was" at the Pride Arts Center.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: DioggiMeet 10-year old Dioggi (pronounced D-O-G). This Lhasa Apso mix loves to snuggle. His owner recently passed away so this cute dog, who also gets along with cats, is looking for a forever home.
Special Honor For 'Hamilton' Star CervantesChicago 'Hamilton' star Miguel Cervantes got an award from the Happiness Club Sunday.
On Stage: 'The Music Man' and 'The Recommendation'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "The Music Man," playing at Goodman Theatre; and "The Recommendation," playing at Windy City Playhouse.
Elisa Is The PAWS Pet Of The WeekElisa is a Miniature Pinscher mix with "impeccable manners" and also loves to snuggle. She's available at PAWS Chicago.
Bud Biliken Parade Steps Off SaturdayThe longest running African American parade in the U.S. starts Saturday morning in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.
Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Is DeadNobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Sula" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88.