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Books offer an escape during times of stress, uncertainty

March 25, 2020 by Peter Kaspari, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Have a book that you’ve been meaning to read for awhile, but haven’t had the time?

Now may be a good time to do that.

With the coronavirus outbreak being the news across the world, it’s likely safe to...

Carey takes the stage at Gorton

by Staff Report Life & Arts, The Arts

Singer-songwriter Edie Carey delighted and entertained a Gorton Community Center audience on Sunday, March 8.

Based in Colorado, Carey is known for her music as well as her presence on and off stage. She’s described as...

History Center explores life as a 20-year-old in the ’20s

by Peter Kaspari, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Growing up in the 1920s as a woman in her 20s was a drastically different world than it is today.

And the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff is taking a look at those differences with the first exhibit in its...

One-act plays the focus of latest CenterStage production

by Peter Kaspari, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Audience members eager to see CenterStage in Lake Forest’s latest production will be treated to not one, but two performances as the troupe performs two one-act plays in “Stoppard & Durang: Two Modern Comedies.”