Chris Thomas King (Courtesy of Logan Center for the Performing Arts).

The Chicago Blues Tradition

Award-winning artists and performers bring their talents to the South Side for the Logan Center Blues Fest. The second annual event pays homage to the genre’s Chicago roots with concerts, workshops, films and conversations.

Alpana Singh on Check, Please! Photo: WTTW/Ken Carl

Alpana Singh Returns to 'Check, Please!"

After five years away from the show – opening three restaurants, helping bring the James Beard Awards to Chicago – Alpana Singh is back. "I know a lot more sitting here at 41 than when I started at 26," she says.

Child's hands holding small American flag.

Tips to Use the Election as Your Child's First Civics Class

While voting may seem like a fairly common exercise we (hopefully) do every election, to a child the idea of each adult having a say in our leadership is inspiring.

Woman reading in library.

Calling All Bookworms! Enter to Win a Literary Prize Pack!

Enter WTTW’s The Great American Read Drawing for your chance to win a bookstore gift certificate, passes to a museum and a literary festival, dinner for two, and more!

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