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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.
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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 County’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 thinking  the Kingston Trio folk music records in his stepfather’s collection were “square.” “I grew up with … Read more ›

Local art contest calls for farm scenes by June 1

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

Asian arts, cultures, and cuisines were showcased at the “Taste of Asia” Celebration on May 6 at the North Suburban YMCA. Pictured: Visitors to the booth of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago at the 2012 Taste of Asia.
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North Suburban YMCA Hosts Taste of Asia

Annual Event Celebrated Diverse Asian Cuisines and Cultures The 2012 “Taste of Asia” festival, held on Sunday, May 6, drew a huge crowd to the … Read more ›

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Top 10 things to do this weekend

Flying 4 Kids: Kite Fly and Family Picnic Be a part of Flying 4 Kids, a statewide kite fly. Park districts all over Illinois will … Read more ›

Petro-Canada is among the 23 works by Bill Frederick on view at the CLC Gallery of Art, May 18 to June 29.
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May 18: ‘Here Comes Trouble,’ an exhibit by painter Bill Frederick, runs May 18 to June 29

An exhibit of 23 works by a Chicago painter Bill Frederick under the title “Bill Frederick: Here Comes Trouble” will be on view at the … Read more ›

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Top 10 things to do this weekend

Harper College Astronomy Day Harper College will host an Astronomy show from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Harper College Building Z, 1200 … Read more ›

students working on their designs
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Hands-On Floral Design Class

Looking for a creative outlet? Grab some friends and come to the “Entertaining & Color Trends” Design Class of the 2012 Series at Lake Forest … Read more ›

L to R: Gala Co-Chair Roberta Seedman and Executive Board Secretary Marcie Faust, both of Highland Park, getting psyched for The Music Theatre Company's upcoming Gala: A Mod Musical Evening at the Highland Park Community House. Photo courtesy of Audrey Suffrin Public Relations, LLC
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The Music Theatre Company’s 2012 Gala Celebrates the Musical Evolution of the ‘60s

Contact: Audrey Suffrin Audrey Suffrin Public Relations, LLC 847.607.9559 Asuffrinpr@aol.com (Highland Park, IL) – Theatre and music lovers are invited to join The Music Theatre … Read more ›

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Theatre in the Woods to Offer Acting Workshop

What: A 10-week acting workshop exploring technique, scene study, and audition & monologue work. For the serious-minded actor with some experience, interested in growing as … Read more ›