Tag: Chicago

Hannibal Buress eases into comedy world

Horror stories abound of comedians’ first forays onstage. Jokes bomb, crowds are indifferent, angry drunks heckle mercilessly -- it’s all…

2 months ago

June 13-14: Sugar Ray, Harry Fuller, Brooks Headley, REO Speedwagon, Chicago, Justin Townes Earle, Tim Rubel Human Shakes, Edward M. Hallowell, Kesha and Macklemore

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 Sugar Ray: The 1990s hitmakers led by Mark McGrath (known for “Fly,” “Every Morning” and “Someday”) play…

5 months ago

Obama recalls Hitler, advocates democracy

Even though he didn’t specifically mention Donald Trump by name, President Barack Obama didn’t mince words in a public speech…

11 months ago

Chita Rivera keeps her options open

Chita Rivera shrugs off a question raised by a character in the musical “A Chorus Line” who asks her fellow…

2 years ago

Justice report finds excessive force, shoddy discipline by Chicago police

CHICAGO — A damning U.S. Department of Justice report released Friday morning excoriates the Chicago Police Department for failing to…

2 years ago

Facebook beating of disabled white teen becomes conservative rallying cry

CHICAGO — A depraved attack on a mentally disabled white teen broadcast live on Facebook allegedly by four black Chicago-area…

2 years ago

Obama’s farewell speech set for Chicago

Ten days before President-elect Donald J. Trump takes office, President Barack Obama will say goodbye from the city that launched…

2 years ago