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  • Here & Now for May 14

    Here & Now for May 14
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, performances and more. Grayslake Sale: Organic Plant Sale and Farm Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to p.m. May 16 at the Prairie Crossing Farm, 32400 N. Harris Road. Purchase organic plant starts...
  • Review: 'The Millionaire and the Bard' by Andrea E. Mays

    Review: 'The Millionaire and the Bard' by Andrea E. Mays
    A photo in "The Millionaire and the Bard" by Andrea E. Mays shows 82 copies of the First Folio — the first full collection of Shakespeare's plays, printed in 1623 — resting horizontally on 13 shelves at the Folger Shakespeare Library in...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Best Picture'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Best Picture'
    Three comic actors parody every film that has ever won an Academy Award for Best Picture in a single hour, a la "The Compleat Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)": It's a high concept that could have gone wrong in any number of ways. For one thing,...
  • Three Oaks Theater Fest announces six-show season

    Three Oaks Theater Fest announces six-show season
    The Three Oaks Theater Festival has announced its 2015 season. The six shows run throughout the summer in Three Oaks, Michigan, a popular getaway about 90 minutes from downtown Chicago by car. On June 27 there will be a staged reading of Christian O&...
  • Here & Now for May 7

    Here & Now for May 7
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, festivals, performances and more. Antioch Carnival: The 885 Civic Club Carnival will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. May 14, from 6 to 11 p.m. May 15, from 1 to 11 p.m. May 16, and from 1 to 5 p.m. May 17...
  • 1,000 show for BSO performance in response to protests

    1,000 show for BSO performance in response to protests
    One by one, people rose to their feet Wednesday and placed their hands over their hearts as musicians for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra began to play the first strains of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The audience of nearly a thousand...
  • 2 Agatha Christie mysteries on Central Florida stages

     2 Agatha Christie mysteries on Central Florida stages
    With book sales topping 2 billion, Agatha Christie remains the world's best-selling novelist. That's according to the Guinness Book of World Records. It has long been said that she is world's third best-selling author overall, trailing only William...
  • Why, and how, we should read Shakespeare today

    Why, and how, we should read Shakespeare today
    Thursday is William Shakespeare's 451st birthday and the 399th anniversary of his passing -- April 23 being the generally accepted date of the Bard's birth in 1564 and his death in 1616. Thus does 2015 fall between the cracks in the Shakespearean...
  • On Campus at GCC: College's art show celebrates cultures

    The annual student art show will be held April 28 through May 14 in the Glendale Community College Art Gallery. “Celebrating Our Cultures” is the theme of this year’s exhibition. The college’s art students have the opportunity...
  • First Folio announces 2015-16 season

    First Folio announces 2015-16 season
    First Folio Theatre in Oak Brook announced its 2015-16 season on Thursday. For the fall, the company’s “The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story” (Sept. 23-Nov. 1) returns for the fourth non-consecutive year. The thriller is...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of April 17-23

     Chicago theater openings for the week of April 17-23
    FRIDAY |  "Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?": The Second City e.t.c.'s 39th revue is directed by Anthony LeBlanc and features Carisa Barreca, Eddie Mujica and Tim Ryder with new cast members Lisa Beasley, Scott Morehead and Rashawn Nadine Scott. Open run...