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Street Theatre performs ā€œJack and the Beanstalkā€

Enjoy quality entertainment throughout Schaumburg. Schaumburg Park District Street Theatre, made up of a talented bunch of young thespians, will perform its last free family … Read more ›

Evanston children take a break from camp to visit the Changing Worlds' Oral History and Photography Exhibit. The exhibit will be housed on the third floor of the Evanston Public Library through June 29.
From the community

EPL Hosts Changing Worlds' Oral History and Photography Exhibit

Evanston Public Library (EPL) is delighted to host an astounding interactive oral history exhibit on the immigrant experience courtesy of Changing Worlds. The exhibit will … Read more ›

A weavers guild member demonstrates on a large loom at the 2011 Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake.
From the community

Design contest, animal show added to Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair

The 2012 Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair has added two new attractions, the Garment Extravaganza and a live llama and alpaca show, to an … Read more ›

From the community

Design contest, animal show added to Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair

The 2012 Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair has added two new attractions, the Garment Extravaganza and a live llama and alpaca show, to an … Read more ›

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Call to All Artists in All Media ā€“ Dance, Film, Fashion, Literature, Music, Theater, Visual Art, etc. ā€“ all of the Creative Arts From Professional to Student Artist

The St Charles Arts Council, in partnership with CUSD303, the St. Charles Public Library, and St. Charles Park District, is organizing a ā€œPop-Upā€ Arts Center … Read more ›

Artist Preston Jackson and his new sculpture, commissioned by the CLC Gallery of Art, will be unveiled at the Lakeshore Campus prior to Juneteenth at 11 a.m. on June 16.
From the community

June 16: Unveiling of Preston Jackson sculpture to precede Juneteenth event

The community is invited to attend the unveiling of a new sculpture commissioned by the College of Lake Countyā€™s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of … Read more ›

Mark Dvorak, who has been a member of the Lake County Folk Club since soon after it opened,  headlined the club's 20th anniversary party Oct. 30, 2011.  (Photos by Jim Robinson)

Volunteers keep the beat going at The Lake County Folk Music Club

A child of the 1960s, Jim Robinson remembers thinkingĀ  the Kingston Trio folk music records in his stepfather’s collection were “square.” ā€œI grew up with … Read more ›

From the community

Barringtonā€™s Got Talent: Showcase Your Artistic Skills at the Barrington Art Festival

The Barrington Art Festival is synonymous with extraordinary artwork offered by incredibly talented artists from around the world. This year, Amdur Productions is offering guests … Read more ›

Local art contest calls for farm scenes by June 1

TheĀ Lake County Heritage Farm FoundationĀ is calling for artists to participate in its second juried showing for local farm art. The foundation held its first exhibition … Read more ›

Barrington's Stephanie Block (R) is a member of Quartet Stracciatella, which took first place in the Fischoff Junior Division
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Music Institute Academy Ensembles Take First and Third in Fischoff Junior Division; Barrington Student in First Place Ensemble

The Music Institute of Chicago confirmed its status as one of the best schools in the nation for chamber music study with students from its … Read more ›