On Stage: 'Gypsy' and 'Pippin'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Gypsy," Playing at Ruth Page Center for the Arts; and "Pippin," playing at Mercury Theater.
Dine Out This Month To Support Breast Cancer ResearchThe Lynn Sage Foundation's "In Good Taste" campaign has 200 Chicago restaurants participating this year.
Arts In The Dark Halloween Parade SaturdaySome of the city's most creative costumes will fill State Street and make their way to Millennium Park starting at 6 p.m. tonight.
On Stage: 'Witch' and 'Flyin' West'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Witch," playing at Writers Theatre; and "Flyin' West," playing at American Blues Theater.
On Stage: 'La Boheme' and 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "La Boheme," playing at the Civic Opera House; and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," playing at the Oriental Theatre.
Temptations Singer’s Widow And Lawyers Say State Failed Her HusbandThe death of Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards stunned the music world. Then came the seismic aftershock – allegations that his wife abused him before his death. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
On Stage: Tootsie and Nell GwynnON STAGE: "Tootsie" starts Oct. 14 at the Cadillac Palace Theater, and "Nell Gwynn" debuts at the Chicago Shakespeare Courtyard Nov. 4. Tickets for the shows are priced between $35 and $105.
On Stage: 'We're Only ALive For A Short Amount Of Time' and 'Curve Of Departure'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "We're Only Alive For A Short Amount Of Time," playing at Goodman Theatre; and "Curve Of Departure," playing at Northlight Theatre.
The "BlacKKKlansman" Comes To ChicagoThe story of a black police officer who infiltrated the KKK is a now a major motion picture. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross spoke to Ron Stallworth who discussed his experiences with the group. His book tour stopped at St. Sabina Church on Sunday.
On Stage: Big Mouth & Little Shop Of HorrorsCBS 2 theater critic reviews "Big Mouth," playing at Navy Pier through Sept. 22; and "Little Shop of Horrors," playing at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace through Oct. 28.
Bert And Ernie Just Friends? 'Sesame Street' Writer Reignites Debate Over Their Relationship"Sesame Street's" iconic characters Bert and Ernie have been friends for decades, but the longtime debate over their relationship just took a new turn.
CBS 2 On Stage (September 14, 2018)Chris Jones, a Chicago Tribune Theater Critic, has a look at “Sweet Charity” at the Marriott Theater, “Radio Golf” at the Court Theater, and “Teatro ZinZanni” at the Cambria Hotel.
On Stage: 'A Shayna Maidel'CBS 2 theater critic reviews "A Shayna Maidel," playing at Timeline Theatre.
All Hail The Queen: Aretha Franklin, 'The Queen Of Soul,' Getting Star-Studded Send-OffThe funeral for Aretha Franklin begins Friday morning at Detroit's Greater Grace Temple. Eighteen performers and more than 15 speakers will honor the Queen of Soul, including Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder and former President Clinton.
New Six Flags Great America Roller Coaster Maxx Force Will Be Triple-Record BreakerSix Flags Great America has unveiled plans for a new triple-threat roller coaster, which will break three records when it debuts next summer.
Sheryl Underwood On The Midday Show!Co-host of 'The Talk' talks about upcoming plans for the show and how the chemistry between her fellow co-hosts sets the show apart.
Report: #MeToo Activist Asia Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint For $380,000Italian actress Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported.
Thousands Pack Lakefront For Air & Water ShowAll eyes to the skies and the lake for the first day of the annual Chicago Air & Water Show.
Ed Curran Previews The Air & Water ShowPerforming teams will dazzle more than 1 million people watching the Air & Water Show on the lakefront this weekend. Chicago rapper Rhymefest will tandem jump with the Golden Knights parachute team. CBS 2's Ed Curran has a preview of the big show.
On Stage: 'Avenue Q' and 'Linda'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Avenue Q," playing at Mercury Theater; and "Linda," playing at Steep Theatre.
Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul,' Dead At 76She sang and lived with soul and style. Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" died at her home in Detroit on Thursday. Jericka Duncan has a look at her remarkable life.
'Queen Of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies At 76Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" whose prolific career spanned six decades, has died at her home in Detroit. She was 76.
On Stage: 'Rick Stone: The Blues Man' and 'Murder For Two'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Rick Stone: The Blues Man," playing at Black Ensemble Theater; and "Murder For Two," playing at Marriott Theatre.
Cleanup Underway After Lollapalooza Wraps UpCrews have begun cleaning up Grant Park after four days of music at the fun-filled Lollapalooza festival.