| Jan 3, 2012
| 6:28 AM
The temperature was in the 30s Saturday evening in downtown Chicago, but you wouldn't know it from looking at Lee DeWyze.
The former "American Idol" winner and Mount Prospect native was wearing flip-flops and a black t-shirt while smoking a cigarette...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 5:27 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler and former fiancee Kristin Cavallari had drinks with friends at Public House Friday. The Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews also hit the River North sports bar that night.
Bears coach Lovie Smith, the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Kid Rock will be taking the stage Friday in Illinois, but not in Chicago like he did at the United Center and House of Blues in 2011.
No, the “Cowboy” and “All Summer Long” rocker will be performing on the Illinois Valley Regional...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
When iconic screenwriter/director Philip Kaufman set his sights on creating a film about the peerless war correspondent Martha Gellhorn and her tumultuous relationship with her second husband, writer Ernest Hemingway, he knew exactly who he wanted to...
| Feb 14, 2011
Uprisings have been in the news of late, and here was another one. This year's Grammy Awards ceremony, telecast from Staples Center Sunday night, was a generational takeover and an airing of the widening gap between the traditional corporate music...
| Nov 16, 2010
The ups and downs of Keith Urban's life in the last few years have all the makings of a great country song: he's soared to the top of the sales charts, headlined sports arenas, married a movie star ( Nicole Kidman), relapsed then emerged from a stint in...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Coen brothers' "True Grit," which plays out over rural Arkansas and the Indian Territory of the 1870s, is the duo's highest-grossing film to date, and last week it became the second-most-nominated movie in this year's Oscar race.
Earlier in January,...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 12:45 PM
The Academy of Country Music announced the nominations for its 46th annual awards Tuesday morning (Feb. 1). Miranda Lambert led with seven nominations, including Top Female Vocalist and her first ever nomination for Entertainer of the Year. In addition,...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 6:51 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have added a second daughter to their family, born through a surrogate mother.
The couple announced Monday the arrival of Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, born on Dec. 28 at a Nashville, Tenn., hospital....
| May 24, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Cannes 2012: “I'm not interested in being safe, and I'm willing to fail because of that,” Nicole Kidman declares. “I feel very ashamed when I do something safe.” She's at Cannes this year with “Hemingway & Gellhorn” and...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
In the country music world where Tim McGraw is the alpha male and Keith Urban is the pretty boy rocker, Trace Adkins showed with a performance Thursday at Easton’s State Theatre that he is the everyman. Trace AtkinsI That might......
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The judging carousel at "American Idol" continues to turn, with country star Keith Urban getting closer to joining the show officially and talk of a fourth judge picking up steam....