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  • Stuart Freeborn dies at 98; 'Star Wars' makeup artist

    Stuart Freeborn dies at 98; 'Star Wars' makeup artist
    It was no accident that British makeup artist Stuart Freeborn resembled his most famous movie creation — Yoda, the wrinkled, ancient sage from the "Star Wars" films.
  • Readers share memories of Howey mansion's lavish grandeur

    Readers share memories of Howey mansion's lavish grandeur
    The notion that one of Lake County's displays of splendor was going to ruin needled those who have sampled its delights. And no wonder. The mansion built by citrus grower and developer William J. Howey is a gem like no other in these parts. Designed by a...

    Businesses offer holiday trimmings Dec. 7-9

    Niche, 14 S. Third St., offers a two-course tasting all day Dec. 7. Choose an appetizer and entrée or entrée and dessert for $32/person. Gibby's Wine Den, 1772 Randall Road, will be offering Twilight Tasting, tasting holiday favorite wines and...

    Winter agenda: Events for the season

    Winter agenda: Events for the season
    STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...

    Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early

    Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early
    The holiday season wouldn't be the holiday season without colorful music and dance events. And, just as department stores break out the Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, some performing arts organizations get into the swing before Thanksgiving....