Friday, March 4, 2011
This week with events in Chicago Heights, Frankfort, Joliet, Mokena, Oak Lawn, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Park Forest, Tinley Park and University Park.
Union Street Gallery unveils a new, national juried exhibit, Word and Numbers, with a “smart, city gallery feel," according to gallery information. Union Street Gallery exhibits always are free. When: A reception is 6-9 p.m. March 4. Show runs March 2 through April 2. Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Where: Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd. Cost: Free More info: Call 708-754-2601. Under the direction of celebrated guest conductor Victor Yampolsky, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra continues its performance season with Famous Fives, a program of Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major and Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 in D-minor. Read our preview story by…
Friday, February 18, 2011
Chicago Heights Jazz Fest, Battlefield Balladeers, sex in Palos and much turn South Suburbs into huge stage.
It’s hot. Maybe it’s way cool. Definitely it’s phenomenal. The Prairie State College Annual Jazz Fest Concert returns this month for its 23rd year. In addition to the superb PSC Jazz Band directed by Valerie Nicholson, this jazzapalooza brings five mega jazz stars to the intimate PSC auditorium. Chicago’s legendary Orbert Davis on trumpet, stand-up bass player extraordinaire Larry Gray (passionate about and with his double bass), PSC’s pianist-professor- jazz celebrity Nicholson, New Orleans sax star Ed Petersen and Chicagoland’s Joel Spencer on killer drums come together for this once-a-year performance on a stage so close you can almost touch it. I’m not exaggerating, and only death would keep me away from this event. If you enjoy jazz, …
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
A daily video recap of the region's top stories
For the Love of the Music: Seniors Jam on Valentine's Day Back to Triangle Case Delayed Until April While New Judge Takes Over Back to Food 4 Less Grand Opening: Big Scissors, Big Checks, Big Store Boys Basketball: Stagg Ends Lemont's Upset Bid Back to Rotary's Free Flapjacks, Local Entertainers Draw a Crowd
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Your daily recap of the region's top stories
Marian Catholic Girls Basketball Team Ranked No. 1 by Patch New Location, Same Approach for Chalet Florist The Last Malt Shop in Oak Lawn UPDATE: Green Garden Golf Dome Collapses During Snowstorm (VIDEO) IPO Names Interim Executive Director Snowy Photo Galleries: Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Palos, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Forest, New Lenox. Frankfort, Mokena, Chicago Heights and Homewood-Flossmoor