| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:45 PM
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Taking a brief hometown respite Wednesday night, President Barack Obama used a 50th birthday bash in Uptown to raise re-election money from a friendly crowd as he sought to recharge a presidency showing signs of scars from Washington’s partisan...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Get ready, Chicago. Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias are bringing their co-headlining tour to the Windy City, and you know it’s going to be muy caliente! But will Chicagoans go loco for a Lopez-Iglesias show during Lollapalooza weekend or will...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:06 PM
The revenue-strapped City of Chicago is for the first time charging admission for the best seats at Taste of Chicago main-stage concerts, but sales have been slow so far.
With Taste scheduled to start next week, nearly two-thirds of the $25 pavilion...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:03 AM
The first paid concerts in Taste of Chicago history will be announced Thursday, including performances by Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab for Cutie, Chaka Khan and Dierks Bentley.
On Wednesday, the Chicago City Council approved a $25 fee for the 3,000-seat...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Grammys cast aside their celebratory vibe Sunday to pay tribute to singer Whitney Houston, whose death over the weekend hung heavy over the 54th annual awards show.
Until Saturday, the pre-show drama had focused on Adele and how the six-time-...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Jennifer Hudson, dressed all in black and wearing little makeup, struggled at times to maintain her composure on the witness stand Monday as the trial of her former brother-in-law opened in dramatic fashion.
Her voice cracked as the Academy Award-winning...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:47 PM
A close friend of William Balfour's testified Wednesday that Balfour asked her to lie about his whereabouts just hours after prosecutors allege he killed three members of singer Jennifer Hudson's family.
Brittany Acoff-Howard, 21, was the second state...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Michael Bay has said he was done with the “Transformers” franchise in past interviews, but Vulture is reporting the 46-year-old director has had a change of heart.
According to the website, Bay is in final negotiations to direct a fourth...