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  • Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond around the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. 'The Memory of Water'...
  • Student's death inspires 'theater for social change'

    Student's death inspires 'theater for social change'
    North Central College's theatre department will start the new year by premiering "October Mourning," a stage adaptation of Lesléa Newman's poetic book, "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard." With Newman's permission, director Carin Silkaitis...
  • Music to my (Jewish) ears

    Music to my (Jewish) ears
    When people think of popular Jewish music, two pieces invariably come to mind: "Hava Nagila," or perhaps Adam Sandler's "The Hanukkah Song." But as an upcoming program at Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism in Highland Park will show, there's much...
  • Other bookings

    Other bookings
    POPNATION: 7 p.m. Dec. 28; House of Blues, Downtown Disney, Lake Buena Vista; $17.50; 407-934-2583. COSCULLUELA: 8 p.m. Jan. 24; House of Blues, Downtown Disney, Lake Buena Vista; $32; 407-934-2583. GEORGE PORTER JR. & THE RUNNIN' PARDNERS: 7 p.m....
  • Where to see 'snow' in Florida for the holidays

    Where to see 'snow' in Florida for the holidays
    In Florida, dreaming of a white Christmas is little more than wishful thinking. The weather warrants shorts and flip-flops for the majority of the winter season, so the odds of it actually snowing here this year are slim to none. Native Floridians...
  • Winter Park Playhouse opens 'Rat Pack Lounge'

    Winter Park Playhouse opens 'Rat Pack Lounge'
    The Winter Park Playhouse presents the Central Florida premiere of musical comedy "The Rat Pack Lounge," which brings Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. back to life. The show opens Friday, Jan. 16, and runs through Feb. 14.   In "The...
  • All the 'Newsies' that's fit to print

    All the 'Newsies' that's fit to print
    "Disney's Newsies," coming Feb. 3-8 to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, concerns a newsboy strike in New York at the turn of the 20th century. But the story of David (the ragtag paperboys, aka "newsies") versus Goliath (publishing...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: Box office breakdown for best picture nods

    Oscar nominations 2015: Box office breakdown for best picture nods
    Box office numbers don't always reflect the success of a film during awards season. In fact, many awards front-runners are often distributed in limited release at art house theaters across the U.S. before they ever hit the megaplex. This year is no...
  • It's Freddy time: State Theatre releases schedule for high school musicals

    It's Freddy time: State Theatre releases schedule for high school musicals
    It’s high school musical time. State Theatre of Easton has released the schedule of musicals by schools eligible for the Freddy Awards and 30 schools are participating. New this year, Salisbury High School which had been the only school to perform...
  • 'If/Then,' Carole King musical lead Pantages' 2015-16 season

    The Los Angeles premieres of the Broadway hit "If/Then" and the Tony Award-winning "Beautiful — The Carole King Musical" anchor the Pantages Theatre's 2015-16 season, organizers announced  Monday.  The theater also will mark its 85th year with two...
  • REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre

     REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre
    "West Side Story," that ever-astonishing work of musical theater, is justly famous for the gangland rumblings between the Jets and the Sharks, stunning Jerome Robbins feats of 1950s choreography that advanced the Arthur Laurents narrative like no dance in...