In his decades-long career, Sean Penn has played a gay rights activist and politician (“Milk”), an ex-con father out for revenge (“Mystic River”) and an ailing mathematician (“21 Grams”) among other award-winning roles — but we think he’s at his best when portraying the action hero, as he does...
This weekend, the Wizard World convention lands in Chicago for its annual Fan Fest, giving TV super fans the chance to meet their favorite stars, snag autographs and ask questions.
From 1991 to the early 2000s, it was practically impossible to go out in Chicago without visiting one of Dion Antic’s establishments.
“It’s great to have a show you can take out any old time and perform for people,” says John Lithgow, the Emmy-, Tony- and Golden Globe-winning actor behind “Stories by Heart,” coming to Paramount Theatre (23 E. Galena, Aurora) for one night only March 7.
When we heard that July Talk, the alt-rock band behind the song “Guns + Ammunition,” was coming to perform at the Subterranean (2011 W. North) this Thursday, Feb. 19 (tickets available here), we decided to put lead singers Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay in the hot seat — and see how the head-banging,...