Mary Houlihan - For the Sun-Times

Janet Jackson at the United Center, Wilco at the Salt Shed, the return of Chicago SummerDance and Sundays on State are among the entertainment highlights in the week ahead.
Toronzo Cannon celebrates a new album, Shemekia Copeland kicks off the Blues Festival at the Ramova Theatre, “The Kite Runner” opens at the CIBC Theatre, and the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade are among the highlights in the week ahead.
Seth Meyers, Joel Kim Booster, Hasan Minhaj and Cameron Esposito are among the comedians heading our way.
The city’s big house and gospel music festivals and the return of ‘Six’ are among this week’s entertainment highlights.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse in concert, Circus Vazquez, the 35th Rhinoceros Theater Festival, and a 3-day Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival are among the highlights in the week ahead.
David Kwong says he’s created 22 puzzles for the New York Times, which may seem low compared to other prolific constructors, but his are deviously hard to solve.
A pair of Megan Thee Stallion concerts, the return of the “Beetlejuice” musical and an exhibit of Chicago protest art are among the entertainment highlights of the week ahead.
The cast of the show, directed by Christopher Gattelli, includes Tony Award nominees Megan Hilty, Jennifer Simard and Christopher Sieber and Grammy Award winner/Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams.