Arts

The Arts & Culture Section of the Chicago Journal.
Sep
23
Muti extends to 2022-23 as Chicago Symphony music director

Muti extends to 2022-23 as Chicago Symphony music director

Muti will lead 10 weeks of concerts in Chicago in 2022-23 and four weeks on tour, which will include a trip to China, Japan, and Taiwan.
2 min read
Sep
14
Norm Macdonald, former 'Saturday Night Live' comic, dies after draw with cancer

Norm Macdonald, former 'Saturday Night Live' comic, dies after draw with cancer

Macdonald kept his diagnosis private but died Tuesday after having cancer for nine years. He was 61.
3 min read
Sep
06
‘The Wire’, 'Boardwalk Empire' actor Michael K. Williams found dead in NYC apartment

‘The Wire’, 'Boardwalk Empire' actor Michael K. Williams found dead in NYC apartment

Williams, 54, was found dead in the living room of his Kent Avenue penthouse by his nephew, sources said.
4 min read
Aug
23
Documents Detail New Cost for Obama Presidential Center

Documents Detail New Cost for Obama Presidential Center

Construction, which began last Monday after years of delays, is expected to take about five years.
1 min read
Aug
23
Michigan Art Installation to be Dedicated to Hemingway

Michigan Art Installation to be Dedicated to Hemingway

Originally from Oak Park, Hemingway and his family spent summers at their cottage on Walloon Lake.
1 min read
May
25
All of Chicago's 2021 Summer Festivals (that we know about) in One Place

All of Chicago's 2021 Summer Festivals (that we know about) in One Place

Chicago in the summer is the greatest city in the world, and it's time to get some fresh air. So you do what you need to do, but get out there and enjoy.
16 min read
Mar
16
93rd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations

93rd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations

The full list of nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards. We'll update with the selected winners after the show.
4 min read
Mar
03
The Chicago Journal's Brief History of Music in Chicago

The Chicago Journal's Brief History of Music in Chicago

Jump to: Pre-1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s | 2020s Chicago has been and
50 min read
Sep
13
The Chicago Journal's Guide to Chicago Movies

The Chicago Journal's Guide to Chicago Movies

Welcome to the Chicago Journal's running master list of Chicago movies.
22 min read
Feb
09
92nd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations & Winners

92nd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations & Winners

The full list of nominations and winners at the 92nd Academy Awards.
3 min read