Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
Singer Pat Boone is coming to Chicago to perform two concerts for Mother's Day Weekend 2013, with lunch shows on May 13 and 14.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly has approved a plan to set temporary standards for outdoor stages in the wake of the 2011 State Fair stage collapse that killed seven people and injured more than 50.
INDIANAPOLIS | Victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse have less than two weeks left to seek funds from the charitable State Fair Relief Fund.
Tom Jennings, director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, drives a tractor Aug. 12 at the front of the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade in Springfield. The Illinois State Fair ran Aug. 13 through Sunday.
A large American flag is displayed Aug. 12 during the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade in Springfield. Illinoisans endured hot and humid August weather to attend the state fair, where attendance was an estimated 5 percent higher than last year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Perhaps nothing captures the special relationship between Indiana and Japan as a new food item at this year's state fair: deep-fried sushi.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois State Fair and Du Quoin fair is more likely to have horse racing this year, a Department of Agriculture spokesman said Monday.
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