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Sundance Film, Hello I Must Be Going to screen at BWiFF 2012
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BWiFF Brings Sundance Film To Illinois

The Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival (BWiFF), Chicago Reader's runner-up for Best Film Festival, is proud to announce the Closing Night Special Presentation feature for … Read more ›

Aquanut Barefoot Line roar into the show every Wednesday and Saturday at 6pm, fun, free event, worth the drive!
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Twin Lakes Aquanut Water Shows Team Places 5th at the Mercury Open Invite in Janesville Wisconsin

The Aquanut Show Skiing Team placed 5th at the Mercury Open Tournament this weekend. Twelve teams competed at the show skiing season opening tournament in … Read more ›


Shedd Aquarium offers free admission week for Illinois residents

One of Chicago’s top tourist attractions is offering a free week for Illinois residents. The Shedd Aquarium has free general admission through Friday (EDITOR’S NOTE … Read more ›

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Get Teed Off at 14th Annual Barrington Golf Classic

The 26th annual Barrington Golf Classic is Monday, June 25th at the beautiful and challenging Hawthorne Woods Golf Club in Lake County, sponsored by the … 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 thinking  the Kingston Trio folk music records in his stepfather’s collection were “square.” “I grew up with … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Concert to Benefit DuPage Habitat for Humanity’s First Ever Women Build Initiative DuPage Habitat for Humanity, a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, will … Read more ›

Everyone Loves Icelandic Horses
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Swedish Midsommar Festival Celebrates 101 Years!

On Sunday, June 17, Good Templar Park will celebrate the 101st Annual Swedish Midsommar Festival in Geneva, IL. The oldest ethnic festival in Illinois, and … Read more ›

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Music On Stage Announces Cast for ‘Avenue Q’

Music On Stage, winner of the Illinois Theatre Association’s Excellence in Theatre award, today announced its cast the Chicago premiere of the Tony® Award-winning musical … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Jeopardy, The Rallye A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a … Read more ›

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Come explore the Northern Illinois Wine Trail

For Midwesterners, arriving in wine country means hopping a plane or driving for days. Or does it? In the last two decades, wineries have sprung … Read more ›