Back for its fifth year, the newly expanded Art in the Garden is a unique showcase of art and nature, for all ages. Find a wide variety of juried art displayed by talented artists who will be on hand to meet with visitors in the "Artist Village" near the Margot Picnic Shelters. The Artist Village is a place where visitors and artists can mix, mingle, stroll, eat and shop! … [Read more...] about Art in the Garden This Weekend! And more… At the Arboretum, all kids 15 and under free with paid adult admission.
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Margaret Burk co-produces and co-hosts two monthly storytelling events in Oak Park/River Forest: BACK ROOM STORIES at Hamburger Mary's, and Do Not Submit Oak Park at the Eastgate Cafe. After a career in fundraising for arts organization, Margaret returned to her love - the spoken word. She performs throughout the Chicago area and believes in the power of story, not only to entertain, but to touch the heart, spark the imagination and embolden the spirit. … [Read more...] about Storytelling in Lockport
DEERFIELD, IL — The dream of many in theater is to perform in front of live audiences to showcase their craft on a stage. The crew behind the scenes of a production also strives to make sure the in-person experience keeps everyone entertained. In the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Deerfield's Sarah Hall Theatre Company is finding creative ways to continue doing what they do. … [Read more...] about Social-Distancing Theater Promotes Community For Kids
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) will perform its 60th Anniversary Concert on Sunday afternoon March 15, 2020 at 4:00 in the Fine Arts Auditorium at Joliet Junior College (1215 Houbolt Rd, Building K, Joliet). Admission is ten dollars cash at the door. … [Read more...] about Metropolitan Youth Symphony 60th Anniversary Reunion Concert
Nicole's first stand-up special, Life's A Bit, will be available on March 31, 2020. Nicole has been seen on NBC's The Today Show, E's That Morning Show, SFSketchfest, Big Sky Comedy Festival, The International FringeNYC Festival, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival. Nicole has been a regular contributing writer to the online magazine, Real Mom Daily, since its inception. You can see her perform every Monday night at the Kibitz Room Comedy Show at Canter's Deli in Los Angeles. She enjoys producing and hosting the weekly show. LA Weekly describes her as "a remarkable performer with brains, beauty and rich comic delivery" and her honest (and crass) observations showcase her "humor, passion, dazzling charm and a naturalness that many performers, or even civilians, would kill for." (Backstage West) She lives in Santa Monica with her husband and two kids. They all suck so she has great material. … [Read more...] about Scary Mommy Coming To Rialto This Spring