Orestes,” a tragedy written by the celebrated classic Greek playwright Euripides, will be presented over two weekends, March 11-13 and 17-19, by the College of Lake County Theatre Department. Using a translation by Anne Carson, the play is being directed by Rebekah Scallet, a CLC adjunct faculty member who directed “Anne Frank and Me” at CLC in 2009. The show will be presented in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the following dates and times: 7:30 p.m. March 11-12; 2 p.m. March 13; and 7:30 p.m. March 17-19. In addition, a special matinee for high school groups, grades 9 and above, will be offered at 10 a.m. March 18. Tickets are $10 each for general admission and $8 for CLC students/staff, seniors 65 and over and JLC season subscribers (prices include a $1 JLC facility fee). Tickets are available at the CLC Box Office in the James Lumber Center on the Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St., by phone at (847) 543-2300 or online at www.clcillinois.edu/tickets. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more in advance. For information, call (847) 543-2431 or e-mail JLCgroupsales@clcillinois.edu. To request sign language interpreting, call the Box Office at (847) 543-2300 at least two weeks in advance. The cast features the following CLC students and community members: Ashley Rodriguez (Grayslake) as Elektra, Kim Kuzma (Wauconda) as Helen, Sam Hernandez (Mundelein) as Orestes, Andy Montano (Mundelein) as Menelaos, Romeo Sobrepena (Lindenhurst) as Tyndareus, Adam Bakunas (Mundelein) as Pylades, Timothy Workman (North Chicago) as Messenger, Samantha Charles (Antioch) as Hermione, Rodrigo Arreola (Lake Bluff) as Trojan Slave, Chawkeen Graham (Lake Villa) as Apollo, and Bev Adamczyk (Lake Bluff), Jaime Churchill (Round Lake Beach), Dominique Jackson (Round Lake Beach), Andrea Martinez (Long Grove) and Ela Winnett (Waukegan) as the chorus of Argos women.
Celtic Soul duo Switchback to perform at CLC
For over two decades, the musical partnership of Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack, known as Switchback, has been entertaining audiences around the world with its unique version of driving American Roots music blended with Celtic Soul. Switchback will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 15 in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. This pre-St. Patrick’s Day show will be packed with Celtic favorites and accompanied by a backdrop video presentation of Switchback’s fan tours to Ireland. Tickets are $26 general admission, $24 for Seniors/CLC staff/alumni members; $16 for CLC students; and $13 for children under 12. Tickets are available at the CLC Box Office in the James Lumber Center on the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. or by calling (847) 543-2300. Online tickets are sold at www.clcillinois.edu/tickets. Prices include a $1 per ticket JLC facility fee. This performance is open seating only; no reserved seating. Discounts are available for groups of six or more. For group sales information, call (847) 543-2431 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Asian Indian Festival Offers Free Events
A four-day festival celebrating Asian Indian culture will be held Feb. 28 through March 3 at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. The public is invited to attend the following free events. The festival is a collaborative effort between the CLC International Center and the Multicultural Student Center.
- Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room C003: Indian Marketplace with henna tattoos.
- March 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room C005 (C Wing Auditorium): Professional dancer Ahalya Satkunaratnam will perform and also discuss Indian dance. Free Asian Indian food will be served.
- March 2 from 4-7 p.m. in room A218: Presentation of the film, “The Journey,” followed by a discussion with writer and director Ligy J. Pullappally.
- March 3 from 2:30–4:30 p.m. in room P103, Experimental Theatre. CLC dance and yoga instructor Therese Crews will give a yoga demonstration, Maryann Beckman-Berman will present information on Ayurveda (science of life) and free massages will be provided.
India is the destination for a new study abroad experience being offered by CLC and Joliet Junior College (JJC) May 13 to June 4 at Pondicherry University. Students will have the opportunity to earn six credits in three weeks at Pondicherry University on the Coast of the Bay of Bengal. The deadline to apply for the spring trip is Feb. 28. For information, contact Carmen Terselic at (847) 543-2934 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Li-hua Yu at (847)543-2741 or email@example.com.
Info sessions on CLC’s Appalachian Trail Field Study Trip
Take hikes, write and camp out on the Appalachian Trail this summer, all while earning college credit. The experience is part of the annual College of Lake County Hike the Appalachian Trail Field Study Trip, May 22 to June 5, to provide 20 students the opportunity to experience the great outdoors while earning seven CLC credits in biology, creative writing and physical education. Fifty-minute information sessions to explain the field study trip will be held on the following dates and times: Feb. 21 at 5 p.m.; Feb. 23 at 9 a.m.; Feb 24 at 3 p.m.; Feb. 25 at noon; March 8 at 7 p.m.; March 28 at 5 p.m.; March 30 at 9 a.m.; March 31 at 3 p.m.; April 1 at noon; and April 2 at noon. Sessions will be held in room T323, Technology Building, on the CLC Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. The estimated cost, including in-district tuition, transportation, food and camp fees is approximately $1,350. A deposit of $350 is required, and students may apply for the Marge Burns Memorial Scholarship to help pay for the course. For information on the scholarship, contact the Financial Aid Office, Room B114, or call (847) 543-2062.