Thursday, July 28, 2011
With abstracts, landscapes, woodblock prints, and school art programs, a Libertyville artist keeps finding new things to create.
Beth McKenna of Libertyville has been involved in the arts ever since she can remember, and as she has explored her talents, she also has made it possible for her children to grow in a school system where the arts come alive. “I always worked in the arts,” McKenna said. “In college, I ran an art camp out of my house because it’s a summer job and I’m so not corporate, and I love that.” Her pursuit of art deepened in 2000 when she closed the women’s clothing company she ran with her mother for 15 years. “It was a custom collection that we manufactured at a plant in Lake Forest and sold all over the country at home parties,” McKenna said. “When we closed, it gave me the opportunity to think about what I wanted to do with my time. And so I …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Libertyville's Village Band performs every Thursday evening in July in Cook Memorial Park.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Each week, Libertyville Patch will summarize the week's top stories, including links to those articles, for your convenience.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Butler Lake Death Believed To Be Suicide A passerby found a body near the far western end of Butler Lake on Friday, according to Libertyville police Sgt. Dennis Meserve. Kennedy Enters Lake County State’s Attorney Race Libertyville resident and Lake Forest attorney Chris Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Lake County State’s Attorney, surrounded by more than 40 elected officials and supporters Thursday on the steps of Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville. Village Eyes Bolander Building’s Future Village officials are discussing what to do with the Bolander Building and property on Winchester Road. The building needs capital improvements that may not be justified with the property's low use level, said …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Artists use hairspray cans to capture the essence of the 1960s.
Twenty artists created artwork using hairspray cans to promote Encore Theatre's production of Hairspray. The artworks are displayed in the former Amazing Cosmetic location, 605 N. Milwaukee Ave. The art pieces capture bands and musicians from the 1960s and will be auctioned off when the show runs July 14-16. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to a local charity.