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  • Nelson brothers bringing Christmas show to Arcada Theatre

    In the ’50s and ’60s, Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and their family became television’s first family. Ma ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Christmas on Broadway’ ushers in the holiday spirit

    Fox Valley Repertory’s production of “Christmas on Broadway,” a seasonal musical written and arranged by Rick Lewis, is brightening the stage at Pheas ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • George W. Bush to visit Naperville book store Monday

    NAPERVILLE – The United States' 43rd president will drop by Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville for a book signing at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Albright Theatre to present 'Best Christmas Pageant Ever'

    BATAVIA – The Albright Theatre Company will  present its holiday production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Seizing the day with John Dryden

    I nearly fell off my chair last Saturday when I read John Dryden’s moving letter to his former students. Widely circulated on social media, the letter ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Former 'Voice' musicians Dawn and Hawkes to perform Saturday

    ELGIN – Indie-folk musicians Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes, formerly contestants on NBC's "The Voice" will perform Saturday, Nov. 22, at Elgin Comm ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Chit Chat: Writing the ‘Great American Novel’

    Marte Freke Smiewec started writing her novel “The Woodsman” in 2009, but never got around to finishing it.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • Noah’s Arcade to perform Saturday in Aurora

    Those familiar with the music of singer-songwriter and guitarist Noah Gabriel might be surprised by his latest effort.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Gone campusing

    I took Noah for his first campus visit Monday morning. Actually, he took himself. He drove the hour and a half it took for us to get there, on mostly ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Holiday cactus care

    I decided to change things up last Christmas and purchased a holiday cactus at the local nursery, in addition to planting my usual Amaryllis bulbs. It ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Area organizations try to preserve Blanding’s turtles

    Ecologists at Forest Preserve District of DuPage County have partnered with area organizations for the Blanding’s Recovery Project.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Reality show to feature McCarthy, Wahlberg's wedding in St. Charles

    After saying their "I dos" Aug. 30 during a wedding ceremony held at Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will open their ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Two Brothers Roundhouse to receive 'Delicious Destination' award

    AURORA – Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora is among a select group of Illinois food establishments being honored for being a beloved destination for ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Area organizations partner to help residents learn from the experts

    A cooperative effort between the St. Charles Park District, Geneva Park District and the Forest Preserve District of Kane County offers classes taught ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Fiona Grey to perform at Two Brothers Roundhouse

    As the daughter of Chicago-area musician Ralph Covert, Fiona Grey was surrounded by music from a young age.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 5:00 am
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