Film & TV

A doll-like Steve Carell bouncing around the cockpit of a World War II fighter plane sweeps across the big screen, and a combination of shouting and gunfire greet audiences’ ears. The camera soon pans to …

Music

Fans clad in “Astroworld” gear milled around the United Center (1901 W. Madison St.) Dec. 6 amid vape and special effects smoke impatiently awaiting Travis Scott’s emergence. The general admission section was packed to the …

Unscripted

In the latest episode of Unscripted, The Phoenix’s graphic designer Alexandra Runnion chats with arts and entertainment editor Emily Rosca about “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.” The film is the most recent take on …

Theater

From the masterminds behind “Les Misérables,” the Broadway sensation “Miss Saigon” enthralled audiences with its tale of passion and heartbreak at Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.). Directed by Cameron Mackintosh, Alain Boublil and …

Music

A mythical creature known as Icarus once flew too close to the sun and had his wings scorched, despite his father’s warning of complacency and hubris. While this Greek mythology is a tale of tragedy, …

Theater

The Lyric Opera House (20 N. Wacker Drive) continues its season with renowned Italian opera writer Giuseppe Verdi’s “Il trovatore.” The melodrama plot has elements suitable to every viewer’s preference. Debuted Nov. 17 for a …

Music

Toro y Moi charmed screaming fans at a sold-out show Nov. 6 at the historic Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport St.).  Chaz Bear — whose bilingual stage name is Toro y Moi — emerged in …

Unscripted

In the latest episode of Unscripted, arts and entertainment editor Emily Rosca and opinion editor Arian Ahmadpour discuss “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the latest film from director Brian Singer (“X-Men,” “Superman Returns”). Starring Rami Malek (“Night at …