Friday, April 12, 2013
Tickets are still available for Sunday show featuring Haque, former guitarist for Sting.
Fareed Haque, regarded as one of the finest guitar virtuosos, will perform at the Listening Room on Sunday at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park/ Dole Mansion. Haque, who played with Sting, will perform with guest flutist Zachary Weiss from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Listening Room, located in the lower level of the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Rd., Crystal Lake. The concert, held in the Listening Room's intimate setting, showcases "Music from Brazil and Beyond." It is part of the 2nd Sunday Series at 'the Listening Room.' Haque also is scheduled to appear on May 12 - Mother's Day - for a concert of "Lullabies and Love" songs with vocalists Orna Oriana and Jill Sanderson. He will return on June 9, to perform "Math Games." …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Yarrow is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20.
Peter Yarrow of the legendary folk group "Peter, Paul and Mary" will perform live at Raue Center for the Arts on April 20. Yarrow's show starts at 8 p.m. at the Raue Center, located at 26 N. Williams St. in downtown Crystal Lake. Yarrow's music has spanned the generations and touched the lives of so many. His talents as a creative artist — both with Peter, Paul & Mary and as a solo performer — are frequently directed at using music to convey a message of humanity and caring. His gift for songwriting has produced some of the most moving songs "Peter, Paul & Mary" recorded including “Puff the Magic Dragon," “Day is Done,” “Light One Candle” and “The Great Mandala." As a member of the renowned musical trio, Yarrow earned many gold and …
“That’s the first time you’ll ever hear it, a harmonica talking to his master,” legendary blues radio man Sonny Payne, after listening to Kevin Purcell, of the Nightburners.
Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners have been playing at clubs and venues in the northwest suburbs for more than two decades, but a recent trip to Memphis to compete in the International Blues Challenge has catapulted the Wauconda band to a new level. “Memphis was a turning point of huge proportions,” said Kevin, a blues harp player. “One of the things I was proud of is there was a whirlwind everywhere we were going. People were coming up to us on the streets and asking ‘Are you the Nightburners? We heard about you.’ “ Kevin recalled. The Nightburners, sponsored by the Windy City Blues Society, made it to the final top nine bands of 226 bands chosen from around the world to compete on Beale Street, Jan 29-Feb. 2. Success in Memphis led to …
Barrington Area Drug Prevention Coalition hosts evening of performances by Barrington 220 students.
The Barrington Area Drug Prevention Coalition hosts its second-annual YouthArts Alive, a lively evening of performances featuring Barrington 220 students and staff who participate in performing arts organizations in the community and have made healthy choices to stay drug and alcohol free. The event is at 7 p.m., Friday, April 12 in the BHS auditorium. Enjoy the talent of in this free and fun family event that celebrates a substance-free lifestyle.
Scary Movie V, 42, Disconnect and To the Wonder all will hit box offices this weekend.
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out one of the new films hitting the box office on April 12. Read the movie storylines below, and click on each movie title to view the trailer. 42 (PG-13) Jackie Robinson's story is told in this iopic from writer/director Brian Helgeland. Robinson paved a new road for minorities by being the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball since the racial barrier was put in place in the late 1800s. Chadwick Boseman stars as Robinson, with Harrison Ford heading up the rest of the cast as MLB executive Branch Rickey. Disconnect (R) A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cell phone, can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The play runs April 18-21.
Friday, April 5, 2013
New Medicare database shows how hospitals across serving the Chicago area — and the rest of the nation — compare for care. Wait times at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital are double the state average.
If you go to the emergency room at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, how long will it take before you see a health-care professional? The federal government says 66 minutes on average. That's worse than both the state and national average, according to a new database causing some hospital officials nationwide to cringe. The state average wait time is 33 minutes. Key measures of ER efficiency have been posted from hospitals taking part across the country, according to a report by Cheryl Clark, now senior quality editor for HealthLeaders Media. “With precious little fanfare, Uncle Sam...rolled out a big, fat database with seven measures comparing a service that many people — healthcare providers and patients alike — consider the most critical…
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Sign up for the Barrington Area Library discussion to be held on April 6.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Take part in Barrington's biblical art walk March 25-30.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America Comes to the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum Saturday in downtown Grayslake.
Friday, March 22
The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum will welcome Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln at 2 p.m. Saturday. This appearance will mark the official opening of the traveling exhibition, Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America. The exhibition opens at noon with Mayor Rhett Taylor giving a welcome at 1:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $3. The exhibit runs through June 16. The museum will offer extended hours: From March 23-June 16, visit Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment. Group tours are also welcome.