| Dec 19, 2007
| 11:43 AM
The debut of "Bozo's Circus" on WGN-TV in Chicago on this date signaled the beginning of an enduring city-clown alliance. Bozo is not the only clown to come out of Chicago, but he is surely the most affecting. Technically speaking, however, he is not a...
| Oct 9, 2009
| 10:11 AM
The world premiere screening event of a new documentary film "Raising the Barre: The Homer Bryant Story" will benefit the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center.
Wednesday, October 21
Event starts at 5:30 p.m., film at 7:30 p.m.
Gene Siskel Film...
| Aug 7, 2009
John Hughes, the influential writer-director who captured the humor and angst of the teen experience, 1980s style, in hit movies such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday. He was 59.
| Sep 10, 2009
An excerpt from the late Gene Siskel's review of "Space Jam," originally published in the Chicago Tribune on Nov. 15, 1996.
Our Flick of the Week is "Space Jam" -- you may have heard of it. A certain basketball player teams with cartoon characters to...
| Jan 4, 2009
Oprah Winfrey is all over the news. She's got a deal with HBO, she has revealed that her weight has ballooned to 200 pounds, and she plans to broadcast from the Opera House at the Kennedy Center before Barack Obama's inauguration. So what things could...