| May 23, 2013
Remember when there were free movies shown in Grant Park each summer? Remember how bummed you were when that series went away?
Well, good news: The offices of the mayor and cultural affairs announced today that a new, free film series will begin June 18...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:29 AM
These days, Dar Lopez approaches the Riverwalk Blues and Music Festival with a degree of humility. It's rooted, perhaps, in the organizer's abiding respect for the event's late founder, Don Cohen, who inaugurated the all-day party in the parking lot of...
| May 14, 2010
| 4:32 AM
After a decade of uncertainty, Buddy Guy’s Legends finally has a new home – and it’s a lavish improvement on just about anything the venerable Chicago blues scene has ever seen. When the new space (above, with Guy) is unveiled......
| Nov 26, 2011
On a recent Wednesday night at Blue Chicago, a long-running club downtown, you had to elbow your way forward just to get past the doorman. Men and women in business suits — collars loosened, beers in hand — packed the place, barely leaving...
| Feb 12, 2012
On Nov. 22, 1981, the Rolling Stones paid tribute to black history at the Checkerboard Lounge on East 43rd Street. In town for concerts at the then-Rosemont Horizon, the famed rock group made a pilgrimage to the South Side, where their musical style and...
| Dec 31, 2007
Chicago Tribune colleagues share their memories of Terry Armour
When I met Terry Armour in December 1981, we were copy clerks in the Tribune newsroom, and I never would have dreamed this wacky guy from the South Side would turn out to be a multimedia...