Saturday, May 18, 2013
Lisa Genova's book is number one on the Lake Forest Book Store Bestsellers for the week.
Lake Forest Book Store Bestsellers 1. Love Anthony Lisa Genova 2. Penance Dan O'Shea 3 Still Alice Lisa Genova 4 Left Neglected Lisa Genova 5 Nigellissima Nigella Lawson 6 It's All Good Gwyneth Paltrow 7 Dearie Bob Spitz 8 Me Before You Jojo Moyes 9 House of Special Purpose John Boyne 10 Art Forger Barbara Shapiro 11 Where'd You Go Bernadette Maria Semple 12 10 1/2 Things No Commencement Charles Whellan 13 Hit David Baldacci 14 Silence of Bonaventure Arrow Rita Leganski 15 Light Between Oceans M.L. Stedman
Sunday, May 12, 2013
With the closure of its Highland Park campus this summer, the Lake Forest campus will now serve as a dynamic center for lessons, classes, chamber music, and performance for students of all ages.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Check out this week's best seller list in Patch's weekly roundup.
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Sunday, May 5, 2013
Grove Cultural Campus will get more offerings.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Meet Bob Spitz, the author of 'Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child,' in Lake Forest next week.
Next Wednesday, author Bob Spitz will participate in a luncheon at Authentico in Lake Forest. The event, sponsored by the Lake Forest Book Store, is just one part of a two part event that concludes at 6:30 that evening at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich. The $35 price for the luncheon includes a copy of Spitz's new book, "Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child." From Lake Forest Book Store: The stunning story of how Julia Child transformed herself into the cult figure who touched off a food revolution that has gripped the country for more than fifty years. Spanning Pasadena to Paris, acclaimed author Spitz reveals the history behind the woman who taught America how to cook.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
District 67 enrichment program puts together a Broadway spectacular.
Deer Path Middle School’s Brainstormers program performed the award winning Broadway musical “Fiddler on the Roof” last week featuring student talent and entertainment for the community. The show first opened on Broadway in 1964 depicting changing traditions of Jewish life in Tsarist Russia in 1905. It was the first musical to have a performance run of more than 3,000 shows. Brainstormers is a self-funded enrichment program sponsored by Lake Forest School District 67, according to information provided by the District. Many instructors are certified Lake Forest teachers. “The program relies on cooperation between instructors, students and parents,” a release from the District said. “In some cases, particularly the drama productions, parent …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Ragdale, a nationally-acclaimed artist residency program in Lake Forest, will host a public unveiling of its new outdoor performance space in June.
Ragdale, one of the country’s largest, non-profit artist residency programs, based in Lake Forest, has selected a New York design team create a new outdoor performance space called the "Ragdale Ring." In January, Ragdale put out a nationwide invitation for contemporary interpretations of the original Ragdale Ring, an outdoor performance space designed by architect Howard Van Doren Shaw in 1912. A jury of architects and artists evaluated submissions and selected Stephen Dietrich Lee’s proposal for its visionary and functional design. Lee, who is currently project manager at Sweeney & Conroy, Inc. in New York City, said he was "intrigued by the simplicity of manipulating a single, repetitive module to create a temporary Ragdale Ring that is …
Friday, April 26, 2013
The College of Lake County in Grayslake presents a visual showcase of art, dance and music at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday.
For 15 years, the College of Lake County’s "Fear No Art" production has showcased a variety of arts, including dance, music and visual art, by CLC students and faculty and community members. This year, the event will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, 19351 W. Washington St., in Grayslake. More than 50 students are involved in the production, which is directed by Valerie Alpert of the CLC dance faculty. Fear No Art will feature the creativity of CLC’s vibrant performing arts community. The dance portion of the program will include exciting original choreography by CLC students and faculty, in modern, hip hop and Bollywood/ballet…
Are you hoping to catch a movie this weekend? Check times here.
If you're looking for a night out this weekend, the movie theater is always a good option. Check out the Moviefone tool above to find local times of showings. Area movie theaters: Highland Park Theatre at 445 Central Ave., Highland Park AMC Northbrook Court 14 at 1525 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook Regal Lincolnshire Stadium 20 & IMAX at 300 Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire Showplace Eight at 555 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills Golden Age Cinemas at 708 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville Find more area theaters here. What movie are you planning to see this weekend?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
See who's performing this summer at the North Shore's biggest music festival. Tickets go on sale at 5 a.m. Thursday, April 25.
Tickets will go on sale Thursday for all shows at Ravinia in Highland Park this summer. From classical to pop to '90s rock, this season is overflowing with the acts you expected to see again at Ravinia and ones you never saw coming. Below is a list of the bands playing at Ravinia Festival during the 2013 season. Tickets will be available for purchase on April 25 on the Ravinia Festival website. June Thursday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall $10 BGH Series Ruth Page Festival of Dance Concert Dance, Inc. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion Judy Collins and Don McLean Tickets: $55-$45/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, 7:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall $10 BGH Series …