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JJC Culinary Arts professor earns Certified Master Chef Title

The Joliet Jr. College, Culinary Arts Professor Tim Bucci is officially a Certified Master Chef (CMC), the highest honor given by The American Culinary Federation (ACF). Bucci was the only one of four competitors to earn the CMC title in ...

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize “SWEAT” Ignites Goodman Theatre Albert Stage

Lynn Nottage's 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat runs now through April 14 on the Albert stage of the Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago. Directed by Ron OJ Parson, the play is a must-see dissection of the race and class drama ...

TRANSIT

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." The words are those of George Santayana (b. Madrid d. Rome1952), a Spanish American essayist and philosopher who was educated at both Harvard and Cambridge and was a philosophy ...

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, Marquee Presentation; Stanley Nelson Director, Documentary Achievement Award, Florida Premiere

Director Stanley Nelson (The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution) casts a filmmaker's Kleigl light on one of the most enigmatic and enduring musical figures of the last century in Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, which had its Florida ...

Former Golf Pro David Feherty brings live show to Rialto Theater

Thetimesweekly.com Rialto Square Theatre and Jones Entertainment Group bring former professional golfer and current broadcaster on NBC Sports and Golf Channel, DAVID FEHERTY in David Feherty: Live Off Tour, on Friday, June 28 at 7:30 PM at Rialto Square Theatre ...

Battle of the Pop-Up returns and free retail space for your business

Calling all entrepreneurs. Have a business idea? The Promenade Bolingbrook has just the opportunity for you! Now through Friday, April 19, The Promenade Bolingbrook and Louis Joliet Mall is encouraging local entrepreneurs to submit their innovative ideas to its latest ...

Joliet Polar Plunge & Donut Dash to benefit Special Olympics

thetimesweekly.com Joliet - Polar Plungers will brave the frigid water at Leisure Lake in Joliet, on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The funds raised from the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge® will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. The ...

Chicago International Film Festival now taking entries

The Chicago International Film Festival taking entries are now being accepted for all programs of the Festival’s 55th edition taking place October 16-27, 2019.

Wandering feast returns

For the third year, Joliet Junior College’s Culinary Arts Department invites the community to an evening of gourmet dishes and desserts at Wandering Feast on April 12.

FILM REVIEW: An Acceptable Loss

Controversial ex-U.S. security advisor Elizabeth “Libby” Lamm (Tika Sumpter, Southside, Ride Along, Sparkle) becomes a visiting professor on a liberal college campus. Under her guidance, and at the insistence of the aggressive VPOTUS Rachel Burke (Jamie Lee Curtis, Halloween) and ...

Joliet Area Restaurant Week begins

Joliet - The 2019 Joliet Area Restaurant Week kicked off on February 1, 2019, featuring a taste for every palate and every wallet. 34 restaurants are offering a variety of culinary deals, such as a percentage off of the food ...

Joliet charity to benefit from Chicago Auto Show fundraiser

The Chicago Auto Shows First Look for Charity black-tie gala will take place on Friday, Feb. 8 from 7-11 p.m. at McCormick Place. Held the evening before the nations largest auto show opens to the public, First Look for Charity ...

We begin this Black History Celebration with some little known fact

Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the historical contributions of black people in the United States. Too often, however, this history focuses on black men, sidelining black women and diminishing their contributions. This is true in mainstream ...

Joliet Area Restaurant Week kicks off February 1

It's a culinary celebration, with over 30 restaurants offering a taste for every palate and every wallet. Restaurants in Joliet, Lockport, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Morris and more are taking part, offering deals including a percentage off your bill, a free appetizer ...

Protests planned at screening of Michael Jackson documentary

R. Kelly’s accusers are having their say and so are those who accused Bill Cosby. And, in the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, America’s embrace of “I believe the victims” has intensified. However, Michael Jackson’s family and ultra-loyal fan base, ...