When her agent pitches a new project, Danica Patrick usually makes her decisions on the spot — yes or no — with little hesitation. When the producers of the American Country Awards called and asked if she'd co-host the show, the NASCAR driver took her foot off the gas pedal.
Justin Timberlake may have earned seven Grammy nominations, but he still has reason to cry himself a river: The pop star was shut out of the top Grammy categories — album, song and record of the year — though his comeback effort, "The 20/20 Experience," is 2013's best-selling release.
Seasonal shows are lighting up stages across Chicagoland. And for many families, it's a tradition to attend a special show to share in the spirit of the season.
The Blackbird Cafe, 114 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, will present the photography exhibit "One of These Days These Days Will End" by Jillian Pancini. Opening reception for the exhibit is at 7 p.m. Dec. 7. The show features photos of local barns and the surrounding area.
Nashville musician and songwriter Tom McBride will bring his show to Uncommon Ground on Devon, 1401 W. Devon, Chicago at 9 p.m. Dec. 9. Cost is $8. McBride's latest album is "Morning in Glen Burnie." For more information, visit uncommonground.com. -Eloise Marie Valadez
Guadalupe movie screened
If you're gathering the family to attend one of many holiday shows in the Region this season, you may also want to make it a full day of dining and entertainment.
An exhibit focusing on the magic of creative artistry, fantasy, inventiveness and imagination is on display for a limited time in Chicago.
Chris Wallace may have fewer Sunday-morning viewers than his rivals on the weekly political chat shows, but he concedes nothing on quality.
It's time once again for Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra to help stir up the holiday spirit in the Region.
Free gift wrapping for gifts you purchase in our golf shop or elsewhere!
Holiday Luncheon Buffet
Gospel duo to star in Gary
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It is Friday and everyone is home today. Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day. My sister Emma, her husband Jacob, and children, sisters Verena and Susan and daughter Elizabeth’s friend Timothy all joined us for Thanksgiving dinner.
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Agriculture economists have long warned that farmers are getting old and staying on their land longer, delaying the turnover to a younger generation.
Something's sizzling in chef Joe Arvin's kitchen.
Who doesn't love chocolate truffles? They are the essence of chocolate, and a sure-fire mood enhancer.
There's this weirdly unfounded reputation that just about everyone in Los Angeles is vegan and therefore sunbaked Angelenos only feast on the likes of kale and quinoa.
After you've stuffed yourself with turkey and taters and gravy and pie and - of course - stuffing, you might be ready to do penance before the next rush of holiday calories.
Picking a bourbon isn't the one-two-three choice it used to be.
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Mary Wilson shot to fame as a founding member of powerhouse girl group The Supremes and later performed as a hit solo act.
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