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Catholic Charity of Joliet to benefit from $2.8 million

Eighteen area charities tonight shared more than $2.8 million raised by the 2020 Chicago Auto Shows benevolent event, First Look for Charity, and one attendee left with the keys to a new vehicle. The black-tie benefit, which is held the ...

Jesse McCartney Joins Nelly for July 4th Ribfest in Romeoville

Fireworks, fireworks and more fireworks, of the musical and lights variety, are on tap for 4th of July at the Exchange Club of Naperville’s Ribfest, now located in Romeoville. Jesse McCartney will perform before the annual fireworks display on the ...

Lyric Opera of Chicago, A ‘Butterfly that soars

Lyric Opera of Chicago's current revival of its 2013 production of Puccini's Madama Butterfy is a performance that soars. With superb singing from an electrifying cast, led by Puerto Rican-born soprano Ana Maria Martinez as the doomed geisha Cio-Cio- San ...

Joliet to host live productions on first African American Priest Joliet

The Anti-Racism Committee of the Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate is sponsoring two live productions of Tolton: From Slave to Priest, the live theatrical one-man drama performed by actor Jim Coleman and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint ...

Black History: African-American Music of the 20th Century

The evening is sure to be filled with memorable songs and engaging insights. Mon, Feb 24th 2020 7:00 - 8:00 PM Musician, historian, and radio personality Clarence Goodman will perform an overview of popular music by African Americans of the ...

Joliet Drama Guild presents “Next to Normal”

Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been ...

Adrian Dunn’s “Black Music Matters Tour” release of “Redemption” concert

New Album Addresses Social Justice Issues Through Modern Takes on Gospel Songs and Spirituals with Pieces Dedicated to Chicago’s Laquan McDonald and Other Victims of Violence Critically acclaimed multi-genre musical artist and social justice advocate Adrian Dunn today announced the ...

Plainfield Giving Gala benefitting community charities

February 22, 2020 Tickets for the 2020 Plainfield Giving Gala are available for sale at http://plainfieldgivinggala.org Hosted by the Friends for Charitable Giving, which is a tax exempt public charity organized and operated by volunteers, the mission of the Giving ...

Rapper Nelly to light up the 4th of July at Ribfest in Romeoville

Fans of superstar Nelly will be shaking their tail feathers July 4th at the Exchange Club of Naperville's 33rd Ribfest, now located in Romeoville. The world-renowned and multi-talented artist is the king of summer anthem songs, and an influencer in ...

USF “Music at Moser” Spring 2020 Performance Series

The University of St. Francis Department of Music and Performing Arts is offering exciting music and theater performances to the Joliet and Will County communities through its “Music at Moser” series. All performances have open seating and take place on ...

Joliet West presents "Matilda the Musical"

Performances will take place on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 at 7:00 PM and on Sunday, March 15 at 2:00 PM. Joliet West High School's Vocal Music Department invites the public to their 2020 Spring Musical, the Tony ...

NY Philharmonic with Paul Lewis and Grieg Piano Concerto

Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor is one of the towering works of the repertoire. Paul Lewis and the New York Philharmonic, Daniel Harding, Conductor, lived up to its daunting challenges and exceeded them.

BEST FILMS OF 2019

Look back on the most noteworthy films of 2019 and they all display a diverse array of superb talent—in front of and behind the camera. These movies entertained, educated and often inspired us. They challenged our opinions. They made us ...

Family-friendly Christmas shows at the Rialto Theatre

Throughout the month of December the Rialto Square Theatre will keep your spirits high with holiday shows that will help you count down the days until Christmas.

Plainfield actress makes professional theater debut in holiday musical

Sydney Swanson, a recent graduate of Plainfield North High School, is currently appearing in a new holiday musical, Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish. In the musical, she plays one of the main characters Noelle, who has just moved to Chicago ...

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