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CSO eyes adding concerts in DuPage County

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has confirmed it is in serious discussions with DuPage County officials about possibly presenting a permanent, multi-week concert season there, pitched … Read more ›

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District 88 Board of Education names the 2012 Robert Lopatka Art Scholarship winners

During its May 21 meeting, the District 88 Board of Education named the recipients of the Robert Lopatka Art Scholarship for 2012.The recipients are Nancy … Read more ›

D-88 students take third in art show 1: Pictured is Addison Trail senior LaDon Silas, who placed third in the recent DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3-D Art Show at Lilacia Park in Lombard. He's pictured with his third-place sculpture, "Anya," and the certificate and $100 check he received.
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District 88 students win third place in Lombard art show

Addison Trail senior LaDon Silas placed third in the recent DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3-D Art Show at Lilacia Park in Lombard.Silas’s entry won third … Read more ›

Villa Park native Kristen Toomey in a solo stand up performance, Saturday, June 9 at 6 p.m.in Stage773's Women's Funny Festival
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Villa Park native Kristen Toomey Performs in Stage 773’s First Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, June 6 – 10

Performs in Stage 773’s First Chicago Women’s Funny Festival,June 6 – 10 CHICAGO – Stage 773, founder and producer of the popular Chicago Sketch Comedy … Read more ›

Outgoing Chorus President Martha Anderson and Interim Director Bonnie Fedyski hold the trophy for the Sweet Adelines Lake Michigan Region 3 Championship Chorus.
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Chorus earns regional championship trophy, off to international competition

The Choral-Aires Chorus wowed judges at the Sweet Adelines International Lake Michigan Region 3 competition last weekend, securing the Chorus’ tenth championship title in eleven … Read more ›

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See Local Artists' Work in "Best of the Best" Show at Mayslake Peabody Estate

Explore an exhibit of “The Best of the Best” works of art from the Alliance of Fine Art. The exhibit is open to the public … 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 ›

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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 ›

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14-Year-Old Villa Park Boy Wins Second Gold Medal for the United States at World Irish Dancing Championships

Chicago’s own Peter Dziak from Villa Park, IL, age 14, of the Trinity Irish Dancers , celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, has successfully defended … Read more ›

Nancy Roberts Himmes (Villa Park): “Lupine Field” pastel on paper 8x10
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Local artist represented in Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Spring Members Show

Villa Park’s Nancy Himmes is among artists from Chicago and the western suburbs exhibiting her work in the Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Members Show now open … Read more ›