Thursday, May 23, 2013
Libertyville High School's CAT-TV will air the variety show "Collage" live beginning at 7:20 p.m. Friday.
Take a break Friday night to check out the Libertyville High School variety show "Collage," to be broadcast live from 7:20-9:20 p.m. by CAT-TV on highschoolcube.com.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Just sign up for our free daily newsletter and you'll be entered into the drawing for tickets to their June 6 show.
Returning hit-makers Don McLean and Judy Collins open Ravinia's 2013 season on a double bill early next month, and we want you to be there! McLean’s 1971 hit song “American Pie” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and he was inaugurated into the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. Known for her blend of folk songs and contemporary themes, Collins has enjoyed a career that has spanned over 50 years. She continues to produce new music and recently released her album Paradise, a collection of songs and duets. We want to send you and a friend to their show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6 for free. All you have to do is sign up for our free daily newsletter. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, when we…
Check out the May 16 Spring Orchestra Concert at Libertyville High School.
Take a break and enjoy the music of the Libertyville High School Orchestra from their spring concert, which was posted on highschoolcube.com. The concert featured senior concerto winner Taylor Isberg on Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto. Other works to included Vivaldi’s “Summer” Concerto with senior soloists.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Professional dancers that have been featured in the Milwaukee Ballet and have performed with the likes of Beyonce will serve as special guest instructors at Dancenter North next month.
Ballet and jazz students will have the unique opportunity to get inspired by dance masters with Dancenter North's unique classes next month. Registration is now being accepted for Ballet Inspiration, to be held June 3 and 5. The cost is $25 per class, or $45 for two classes. Instructors include Courtney Kramer and Marc Petrocci. Kramer is in her eighth season with the Milwaukee Ballet and has enjoyed dancing in many roles choreographed by Michael Pink, Matthew Neenan, Lila York and many others. Petrocci is in his tenth season at the Milwaukee Ballet as a principal dancer. In 2010, he was privileged to have the role of "Peter Pan" created for him by Michael Pink of Milwaukee Ballet for his world premiere. A Jazz Inspiration class will be …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Which of these plays are you most looking forward to seeing?
Encore Theatre has officially announced its 16th season. Take a look at what will be presented starting this fall: —Director Bob Silton provided this information.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Congratulations to Libertyville and Vernon Hills High School students who excelled in math and music at recent state competitions. Way to represent!
Students from Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High School scored big at Saturday's Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) State Math Contest Finals at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The LHS team took first place in its division while the VHHS team placed second. In fine arts, the LHS Wind Ensemble and the VHHS Wind Ensemble were each named Honor Band in their divisions at the Illinois SuperState Concert Band Festival, also held at the University of Illinois. Congrats all around! Information and images obtained from the D128 Facebook page.
Friday, April 26, 2013
The College of Lake County in Grayslake presents a visual showcase of art, dance and music at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday.
For 15 years, the College of Lake County’s "Fear No Art" production has showcased a variety of arts, including dance, music and visual art, by CLC students and faculty and community members. This year, the event will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, 19351 W. Washington St., in Grayslake. More than 50 students are involved in the production, which is directed by Valerie Alpert of the CLC dance faculty. Fear No Art will feature the creativity of CLC’s vibrant performing arts community. The dance portion of the program will include exciting original choreography by CLC students and faculty, in modern, hip hop and Bollywood/ballet…
Are you hoping to catch a movie this weekend? Check times here.
If you're looking for a night out this weekend, the movie theater is always a good option. Check out the Moviefone tool above to find local times of showings. Vernon Hills and Libertyville Theaters: Showplace Eight at 555 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills Golden Age Cinemas at 708 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville Find more area theaters here. What movie are you planning to see this weekend?
Robin Watson will be the special guest at a free Jazz Vespers program Sunday night at St. Lawrence Episcopal Church in Libertyville.
St. Lawrence Episcopal Church in Libertyville will present a Jazz Vespers service Sunday evening to honor jazz musicians and jazz music in the church. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Libertyville High School Jazz Combo will perform at 6:30 p.m. and the Vespers service begins at 7 p.m. with special guest artist Robin Watson. Intermixed with the musicians’ music will be a brief liturgy of evening prayer. Watson has appeared at many of Chicago’s premiere jazz venues including Garfield Park Conservatory, United Center, Peninsula Hotel, Metropolitan Club and the Cotton Club. The service is free and all are welcome. Following the program, a coffee and refreshment hour will be held in the church Narthex. This event will be the first of many, as the …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
See who's performing this summer at the North Shore's biggest music festival. Tickets go on sale at 5 a.m. Thursday, April 25.
Tickets will go on sale Thursday for all shows at Ravinia in Highland Park this summer. From classical to pop to '90s rock, this season is overflowing with the acts you expected to see again at Ravinia and ones you never saw coming. Below is a list of the bands playing at Ravinia Festival during the 2013 season. Tickets will be available for purchase on April 25 on the Ravinia Festival website. June Thursday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall $10 BGH Series Ruth Page Festival of Dance Concert Dance, Inc. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion Judy Collins and Don McLean Tickets: $55-$45/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, 7:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall $10 BGH Series …