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Area youth entertain in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ production

November 28, 2019 by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

The Children’s Theater of Winnetka presented “Beauty and the Beast” which ran Nov. 21-24, telling the classic tale of how love and kindness can bring out the best in just about anyone.

The musical was co-directed by...

New Trier thespians put own spin on ‘The Wedding Singer’

by Submitted Content Life & Arts, The Arts

New Trier High School Performing Arts students are performing “The Wedding Singer” at 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6; and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Northfield Campus Cornog Auditorium.


Folk band drummer pays tribute to North Shore roots

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

When the internationally acclaimed Way Down Wanderers bring their unique blend of bluegrass, jazz, classic rock, blues, soul and hip-hop to Lincoln Hall in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 7, it will be a brief homecoming for their drummer,...

Artists to learn festival tips and tricks at upcoming Boot Camp

by Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

It’s safe to say that Highland Park resident Amy Amdur knows what she’s doing when it comes to art festivals.

The founder and President of Amdur Productions has been organizing festivals including the 12th annual...