On Stage: 'Too Heavy For Your Pocket' and 'The Children'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Too Heavy For Your Pocket," playing at Timeline Theatre; and "The Children," playing at Steppenwolf Theatre.
Judge Asked To Recuse Himself From Deciding On Appointment Of Special Prosecutor For Jussie Smollett CaseRetired appeals court judge Sheila O’Brien, who is seeking the special prosecutor, argued Presiding Criminal Court Judge LeRoy Martin should have another judge consider her request to guarantee impartiality.
CSO Musicians Approve New Contract, End StrikeMusicians and management at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra approved a new five-year contract and will return to work, after a nearly seven-week strike.
On Stage: 'Hamlet' and 'The Bridges Of Madison County'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Hamlet," playing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; and "The Bridges of Madison County," playing at Theo Ubique Theatre.
Photographer Shares Details On His New Book, 'Wisdom Of Time by Pope Francis And Friends'Photographer Paul Audia spent about a year travelling across the United States and to ten different countries in Europe. His book focuses on elder wisdom from around the globe, including topics of death, love, and life.
On Stage: 'Cambodian Rockband' and 'A Chorus Line'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Cambodian Rockband," playing at Victory Gardens; and "A Chorus Line," playing at Ruth Page Center for the Arts.
Young Women Sponsored To See Court Theatre’s ‘For Colored Girls’Powerful day of theater empowers young women dealing with poverty stress and the struggles that often come with adolescence. BBF Family Services joined the Avon Foundation to sponser 50 young women.
On Stage: 'Djembe! The Show' and 'Lottery Day'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Djembe! The Show," playing at Apollo Theater; and "Lottery Day," playing at Goodman Theatre.
Star Wars Episode IX Trailer To Drop At Fan ConventionThousands of Star Wars fans might be letting out a collective Wookie howl at McCormick Place today, as the first trailer for Star Wars Episode IX is expected to debut at the annual fan convention.
Free "The Red Line" Screening At St. Sabina“The Red Line,” a new Chicago-based miniseries is coming to CBS in a couple weeks, but you can catch a free screening Friday night.
R. Kelly Sings For 28 Seconds In SpringfieldR. Kelly fans paid up to $100 a ticket to watch him sing for 28 seconds.
"On Stage" This Week "Anastasia" And "Colored GirlsCBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Anastasia" playing at Nederlander Theatre and "Colored Girls" now playing at the Court Theatre.
R. Kelly In Court To Ask For Permission To Leave The Country To WorkR. Kelly's attorneys on Friday asked a judge to wait to rule on their request to allow the embattled R&B singer to travel to Dubai in April to perform in concerts while he's free on bond in his sexual abuse case.
6th Annual This Is Life Concert & Expo Will Take Place Next SaturdayDorian Adams and his mother, Natalie Manning, started This Is Life nearly six years ago, when Dorian was only 11 years old.
On Stage: 'The Choir Of Man' and 'A Bronx Tale'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "The Choir Of Man," playing at Broadway Playhouse; and "A Bronx Tale," playing at Nederlander Theatre.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians Go On StrikeMusicians with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are walking the picket lines on Monday, after going out on strike. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
On Stage: 'Dutch Masters' and 'Two Pints'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Two Pints," playing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; and "Dutch Masters," playing at Jackalope Theatre.
Chance The Rapper And Fiancée Kirsten Corley Getting MarriedChance the Rapper will be tying the knot this weekend, when he marries longtime girlfriend and fiancée Kirsten Corley.
Family Of Alleged R. Kelly Victim Speaks OutAfter Wednesday's explosive CBS interview with R. Kelly featuring two women who say they are with the singer of their own free will, the family of one of the women said her sister is being manipulated by the singer who is accused of sex crimes against minors.
On Stage: 'An Inspector Calls' and 'Mamma Mia"CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "An Inspector Calls," playing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; and "Mamma Mia," playing at Drury Lane Theatre.
R. Kelly Moving Out Of West Loop Recording StudioKelly's attorney, Steve Greenberg, says he's moving out after a housing court judge limited his access.
CPD Says Focus Of Smollett Investigation Has ShiftedSources say actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated his reported attack last month and paid two brothers to help.
On Stage: 'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'The Producers'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Dear Evan Hansen," playing at Nederlander Theatre; and "The Producers," playing at Paramount Theatre.
'United Skates' Rolls Into ChicagoThe HBO documentary about skate culture had a screening at a Chicago skating ring. The film showcases the history of skating rinks in the African American community. The documentary also features a Chicago rink and its owner trying to save it from closing.

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