| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
One of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-Premier, Manchester United at Manchester City, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball-Texas Rangers at Toronto Blue Jays, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 9 p.m. (FXSP)
NBA Basketball-Playoffs, New...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Compared with just about every other company in the business, Lyric Opera of Chicago continues to ride above the economic turbulence that is buffeting so many of the nation's other not-for-profit performing arts organizations. Not soaring, but riding....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
No opera company faces a more formidable task than commissioning a new opera, assembling the forces needed to bring it to fruition and nursing it through the long and sometimes painful process leading up to the premiere. But such undertakings are vital if...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:40 AM
You would never guess the economy is still struggling, given the quantity, quality and diversity of classical music events being offered in the Chicago area between now and the end of the year. Following are 10 major classical events you won't want to...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Chicago opera lovers impatient to learn what innovations Anthony Freud will put into place now that he is well and truly ensconced as general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, will have to cool their heels.
The first Lyric season to fall entirely under...
| Feb 10, 2012
Check out the complete list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. Tune in on Sunday February 12 at 8/7c to see if your predictions were right.
Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Holocene Bon Iver
Grenade Bruno Mars
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Northwestern at Indiana, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Villanova at South Florida, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Rutgers at Notre Dame, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); North Carolina at Miami, 7 p.m. (ESPN); Purdue at Illinois, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Lyric Opera of Chicago has shied away from commissioning any new operas over the last decade, at a time when other major American opera companies such as the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera and Los Angeles Opera have...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Back in 1978, right before rap started to take over the world, an aspiring filmmaker named Andrew Davis — who would later go on to direct “Under Siege” and “The Fugitive” — managed to scrape together the money for...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:41 AM
John Cage has been dead 20 years, but his music, his revolutionary ideas about art in general and his enormous influence on composers, musicians, artists, dancers and contemporary aesthetic attitudes, live on.
The benign guru of the postwar avant-...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Metropolitan Opera announces lineup for 2011-12 season...