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Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS The Circle (PG-13 for mature themes, drug use, a sexual situation and brief profanity) Suspense thriller about an ambitious executive (Emma Watson) at an unethical, social media company who finds herself increasingly pressured by its power-hungry CEO ...

Film Review: Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

“My music is the spiritual expression of what I am…I want to be the force that is truly for good.” It was a while before the legendary jazz musician and saxophonist John Coltrane got to a place where he could ...

Parade and festival to honor law enforcement downtown Joliet

Joliet – The Joliet City Center Partnership (CCP) has announced Salute to the Blue Parade and Festival to Honor Law Enforcement. The festivities kick off at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 with a parade of law enforcement agencies along ...

Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS Born in China (G) Nature documentary, narrated by Jon Krasinski, mounting an epic expedition deep into the wilds of China to monitor the daily lives of three elusive species: pandas, golden monkeys and snow leopards. (In English ...

Faure's Requiem Soars with CSO and Charles Dutoit On Easter Weekend

There could not have been a more perfect Easter Weekend program than that which was presented by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with the esteemed conductor Charles Dutoit at the podium with the superb Chicago Symphony Chorus under the direction of ...

Chicago's Joffrey Ballet in Triumphant Return to NYC after 22 Years

New York---When Joffrey Ballet founders Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino uprooted the company to move to Chicago in 1995, it was amidst dwindling audiences and shrinking economic support, In 1995, the nation was in the midst of a cultural and ...

‘Men Who Cook’ draws biggest crowd ever

More than 1,000 guests attended the Men Who Cook fundraiser in Will County, with attendees samplings the widest variety of entrees, side dishes, appetizers, and desserts offered by a roster of new chefs and returning favorites at the Pipefitters Training ...

Film Review: T2 Trainspotting

“Trainspotting” was a breakthrough film back in 1996. An edgy, eccentric blend of debauchery and rebellion set to one of the best British rock soundtracks ever made. Twenty years later, the original director Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire,” “28 Days Later”) ...

Lego Mania

Lego Mania Joliet Area Historical Museum Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 11am-5pm

I Called Him Morgan

Legendary jazz great Lee Morgan (1938-1972) was born and raised in Philadelphia where he received his first trumpet as a gift from his sister on his 13th birthday. He soon became a protege of Clifford Brown who would die in ...

Local educator works to build home for women veterans

A culminating experience at the TED Global event in 2016 converged local resident Natalie Coleman’s experience in the military and education together. This experience has inspired her and a group of professionals to establish a non-profit organization entitled After the ...

Betting on Zero

Intriguing Expose' Chronicles Billionaire's Crusade vs. Possible Pyramid Scheme Every couple of years or so, I get approached by a friend or acquaintance excited about some great new product that they've just quit their job to sell. Curiously, instead of ...

Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS Chips (R for crude humor, graphic sexuality, frontal nudity, violence, drug use and pervasive profanity) Dax Shepard wrote, directed, produced and co-stars in this comedic screen version of the Seventies TV series revolving around the exploits of ...

Plainfield inventor launches campaign to make his mosquito trap in U.S.

Plainfield―Plainfield resident Yuri Gallegos was accustomed to travelling for his job. An engineer and product designer, Gallegos’ work took him all over the globe. During a trip to Brazil three years ago, Gallegos was shocked by the many cases of ...

New York Philharmonic Celebrates Composer John Adam's 70th Birthday

NEW YORK--Composer John Adams gave a virtual Master Class at the New York Philharmonic's recent regular subscription program of his Absolute Jest for String Quartet and Orchestra, which featured the New York Philharmonic String Quartet, comprised of four Principal musicians ...

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