Matthew Rhys, best known as a British actor who could affect an American accent as a Russian spy on “The Americans,” stars in an adaptation of Eugene McCabe’s novel “Death and Nightingales” (9 p.m. Sunday, Starz, TV-MA).

Concerts begin at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in June to August. They are held in the Palzer Band Shell in Bird Park (located between Riverside and St. Mary's hospitals).

Kankakee Valley Theatre Association has an open call for those 16 and older who are interested in performing in one of the plays for the theater’s 10-Minute Play Festival.

There are actors you will watch in everything they do. And Jean Smart is one of them. But I might take a raincheck on “Hacks,” streaming today on HBO Max.

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Best Bites shares the best Mother's Day dining options in the area. 

Books

Gerald and Pat (Burling) Hubert, of Martinton, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married May 13, 1961, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in L’Erable. Their family hopes to celebrate this summer. Read more

Rick and Lora Bell, of St. Anne, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering July 10 in Braidwood. The event will be hosted by their family. Rick and the former Lora Beck were married April 24, 1971, at St. Christopher Catholic Church in Midlothian. Read more