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  • Paramount Theatre turns in stellar version of ‘The Who’s Tommy’

    AURORA – As an longtime fan of the band The Who, I had misgivings when it was first announced that the band’s iconic album – “Tommy” – was being made ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood | Change: Something to rely on

    Tuesday night, Holly and I got online to register her for high school. Piece of cake, I figured. I g ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' cast member Dovolani coming to Batavia

    BATAVIA – Professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani is a familiar face to fans of the television show "Dancing with The Stars."
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Lincoln theme set for One Book, One Batavia

    BATAVIA – “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer,” an account of the days that followed President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, is ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Penrose Brewery to release second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday

    GENEVA – Geneva-based Penrose Brewing Co. will release its second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday, Jan. 24, but – this time – it's doing things ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Gammon Coach House to honor tapping of 1,000th brew

    BATAVIA – Gammon Coach House in Batavia will reach a major milestone this week, when the craft-beer bar and eatery taps its 1,000th brew.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Grateful children equal happy mom

    As she emptied her backpack after school one day last week, my dear daughter handed me a note. “De ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Planit 5: Five things to do in Kane County this weekend

    1. Paramount to present 'The Who's Tommy' WHEN: Show times are 1:30 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays; 7 p.m. Th ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Page to Stage bringing works of St. Charles Writers Group to life

    ST. CHARLES – Batavia resident and St. Charles Writers Group member Don Lindman is anxious to see how the actors of the Vero Voce School of Performin ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 'No Way To Treat a Lady' opens Fox Valley Repertory season

    ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Repertory will open its 2015 theater series with Douglas J. Cohen’s musical “No Way To Treat a Lady.”
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • More than 400 pianists to perform during American Grands 20th anniversary concert

    ELGIN – More than 400 pianists of all ages and skill levels will perform during American Grands XX – 20th anniversary concert – on Saturday, Jan. 24, ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Is the gratitude jar half full or half empty?

    Half an hour before we sat down to our black-eyed peas New Year’s Day, I read the following on Facebook:
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • Geneva student selected to be Grammy Awards red carpet interviewer

    GENEVA – GENEVA – A Geneva High School senior has been selected as one of two students across the country to report on the 57th annual Grammy Awards i ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Two steps forward, one step back

    I definitely wouldn’t call it a New Year’s resolution, but I have my reasons for getting back to the gym.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Theory: Personality traits of past-, present-, future-focused individuals

    There are so many personality traits that make up who we are and distinguish us from one another. ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 5:08 pm
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