Courtney Kueppers | WBEZ

Courtney Kueppers is a digital producer/reporter at WBEZ. Prior to joining WBEZ full time, she worked part-time on the digital desk throughout grad school. In addition to WBEZ, her reporting in Chicago has been published by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader and South Side Weekly. She previously lived in Atlanta, where she worked for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WABE, Atlanta’s NPR affiliate. She originally hails from Minnesota and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Northwestern University.

Hollywood’s go-to character man has a star turn in a world premiere of “Turret” — from an ensemble he says is still “willing to go anywhere and try anything.”
To help keep away big crowds during filming, the people behind the hit TV show tapped the name of Rafael Kubelík, who, for those of us who don’t know, was the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s music director from 1950 to 1953.
Alexander plays a sleazy lawyer who gets a lifechanging wakeup call in the world premiere comedy at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
It’s the first edition of the Navy Pier festival under new owners with the clout to lure more galleries from around the world.
First deputy commissioner Jennifer Johnson Washington temporarily will fill role of departing commissioner Erin Harkey at Chicago’s Cultural Affairs Department.
Kenwood officials defended the steps they take to ensure students enrolling in the highly sought after school actually live in its attendance boundaries — especially in the wake of residency violations that left several members of the school’s basketball team ineligible to play.
Director Justin Peck says it took some five years of lobbying for the singer-songwriter to allow use of music from his acclaimed 2005 set ‘Illinois.’
Chicago city transit officials have said L service is getting back on track. Hundreds of riders who answered a WBEZ survey aren’t so sure.
The market’s downtown location will offer a fast-entry pass option for the first time for visitors who want to skip the line and get right to the warm drink in a collectible mug.