You told us what you'll be doing, and we talked about it on air. For this weekend's reference:Emily Bollman will be going to Louder Than a Bomb, Chicago’s largest teen poetry competition. Performances take place all weekend at Columbia College Chicago and The Chicago Cultural Center.
The mash-up has become as American as apple pie, providing great mixes – like Jay-Z and the Beatles--and some questionable ones-–hello Snoop Dogg and Katy Perry? But how about the rock band Queen and the sci-fi horror flick Alien?
When Oprah ended her talk show here in Chicago – another recognizable face stepped up. Rosie O’Donnell now does her daily talk show in Oprah’s studio in the West Loop--and is also living in the city. And so is some of her crew!
Some people hunker down at home with a fridge full of leftovers for their post-Thanksgiving rituals, some head out to the movie, and others go out shopping. Eight Forty-Eight's weekend guide had a way to get people shopping even if they weren't up for a trip to the mall.
With the holidays right around the corner, life could get overwhelming fast. Sometimes a person just wants to stay home and curl up with a good book--or go out shopping for some! John Rich is founder of Chicago Writers House is all about making that happen.
Jennifer Steele, perhaps better known by her alias "Serafine LaCroix," combines two pretty sexy worlds—poetry and burlesque. LaCroix is part of the Chicago Poetry Brothel, where she recites her poems alongside a mix of blues music and intimate dancing.
On Sunday, around 40,000 elite and rookie runners are expected to participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The forecast of summer-like temperatures means runners need a few extra tricks up their sleeves.