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  • Duke Ellington rarity to launch Chicago Opera Theater season

    Duke Ellington rarity to launch Chicago Opera Theater season
    With one opera (Verdi’s “Giovanna d’Arco”) wrapping up its 2013 season in September, Chicago Opera Theater has announced its schedule for 2014. Once again, general director Andreas Mitisek is venturing off the beaten track to...
  • Esperanza Spalding gets intimate, with revelatory show at City Winery

    Esperanza Spalding gets intimate, with revelatory show at City Winery
    Artists of Esperanza Spalding's fame and stature don't typically play small music rooms, but no one is going to call Spalding typical. So if her sold-out, three-night run at City Winery Chicago seems likely to frustrate fans trying to get in, it...
  • Activities for the whole family indoors and out

    Activities for the whole family indoors and out
    Whether you are looking for something to do at the spur of the moment or planning family outings there is never a shortage of options for all ages throughout the North Shore. Among the gems is the Kohl Children's Museum where you could spend all day...
  • Arts and entertainment rise to the occasion

    Arts and entertainment rise to the occasion
    Whether it's music, live theater or a stroll through a museum, the North Shore provide the ticket to entertainment pleasure.  One place with a reputation beyond these suburbs is Ravinia Festival. Where else can you picnic in high style while enjoying...
  • Cruise these towns to satisfy all your cravings

    Cruise these towns to satisfy all your cravings
    No matter the cuisine or setting, the North Shore can hold its own as a dining destination. Many restaurants and chef/owners have made their names in these suburban towns and cities drawing diners from all over Chicagoland. Highwood is one example of...
  • Restaurants, Food & Spirits

    Restaurants, Food & Spirits
    This list is not all-inclusive American Contemporary Abigail's American Bistro 493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009 Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
  • Idina Menzel headed to Ravinia

    Idina Menzel headed to Ravinia
    The Ravinia Festival announced Thursday that Idina Menzel, the original star of “Wicked” (she won a Tony as Elphaba on Broadway in 2004) and also now known for her work on “Glee,” will make her first appearance at the Highland Park...
  • The 5 Browns' sibling wizardry

    The 5 Browns' sibling wizardry
    For the 5 Browns, a quintet of sibling piano virtuosos who will play Mozart, Saint-Saëns and Mussorgsky in Irvine, classical music skill is all in the family. Many parents dream of their children mastering a serious instrument — middle-class...
  • Highland Park City Councilman Steven Mandel eyes seat on Lake County Board

     
    Highland Park City Councilman Steven Mandel recently put his hat in the ring to serve on the Lake County Board, saying he wants to focus …...
  • The Chicago Chamber Musicians welcome guest artist Demarre McGill

     
    Chicago native and flutist Demarre McGill performs with The Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM) in two concerts this week. On December 5, he joins CCM Artistic …...
  • Select Highland Park juniors land on city commissions, task forces

     
    Highland Parks teens will have a new voice in local government this year after the city appointed 19 juniors as ex-officio members of city commissions and …...
  • Highland Park seeks sponsors for sustainability conference

     
    The Highland Park city council on Monday agreed to raise money for a regional sustainability conference in October that could draw hundreds of people to …...