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Local artists exhibit creative work at Takiff Center show

October 16, 2019 by Sam Rakestraw, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

On Sept. 27, the Glencoe Park District art programs opened a seasonal gallery of their own, showcasing some of the pieces students have been working on in class. 

The classes that instructor Cheryl Steiger teaches show...

New Trier alum breaks into the comedy scene

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Move over, Jim Gaffigan and Bill Burr. You, too, Dave Chappelle and Ali Wong. There’s a new stand-up comic in town. 

OK. Maybe not quite yet. But give 22-year-old Winnetka native Jackson (Ingle) James a little more...

Writers Theatre to tackle topical drama with ‘The Niceties’

by Submitted Content Life & Arts, The Arts

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2019-20 season with “The Niceties,” written by Eleanor Burgess and directed by Marti Lyons, from Nov...

Botanic Garden partakes in Fleurs de Villes’ Floral Couture Installation

by Submitted Content Life & Arts, The Arts

Glencoe-based Chicago Botanic Garden participated in the Fleurs de Villes’ Floral Couture Installation at 900 North Michigan Shops, as it made its first appearance from Sept. 25-29 in Chicago. 

The unique, five-day...