Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The popular art festival will take place May 25-26.
Barrington Art Festival will kick off the summer season in town this weekend. The annual event featuring various mediums of art from more than 130 artists worldwide will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Barrington Saturday, May 25 through Sunday, May 26. In addition to checking out the artwork, there will also be kids activities, food and other entertainment. Admission to the festival is free. Related: Barrington Art Festival Photos
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Barrington Middle School drama department's play is the story of the Ugly Duckling.
Tuesday, April 23
The drama department at Barrington Middle School Station Campus presents “Honk!” the story of the Ugly Duckling. The show will take place April 25-27 at 7 p.m. and April 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $7 for students and seniors. To purchase a ticket, head to barrington220.org/station
Monday, March 25, 2013
Take part in Barrington's biblical art walk March 25-30.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The musical will run through Sunday, March 3.
Thursday, February 28
The Barrington High School Fine Arts Department presents: "Guys and Dolls" this weekend at the Barrington High School Auditorium. The show is one of the most performed musicals in the United States, according to BroadwayMusicalHome.com. The websites describes the show as follows: "Nathan Detroit, the organizer of the oldest permanent floating crap game, bets Sky Masterson that he can't make the next girl he sees fall in love with him- this is Miss Sarah Brown of the Save-a-Soul Mission. Meanwhile, Nathan's cold wife and the main attraction at the Hot Box nightclub - Miss Adelaide, only wants to get married. In the end the gamblers and "spunky do-gooders" are thrown together." Barrington High School's performances run Feb. 28-March 3. …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The fun and edgy musical will performed at Cutting Hall in Palatine from June 2 to 17.
What would happen if the characters from the PBS show Sesame Street grew up and went a little wild? That’s the premise behind Avenue Q, a Tony Award-winning musical coming to Palatine's Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center. From June 2 to 17, Music on Stage will present the Chicagoland premiere of Avenue Q, a comedy intended for adult audiences that features the use of puppets by the actors. The musical tells the story of Princeton, a recent college graduate who moves to New York and meets several colorful characters along the way. Becky Lugovsky of Barrington is producing the local show. She previously choreographed Music on Stage performances of Miss Saigon and Jesus Christ Superstar and acted in Music on Stage's performance of Dracula, …
Friday, May 4, 2012
The students are among 24 across the state to be named finalists in the Illinois HIgh School Musical Theater Awards.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Two Barrington High School students have been named finalists for the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards, or IHSMTA The IHSMTA are the Illinois chapter of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. Broadway In Chicago is committed to emerging performers, and is thrilled to highlight the talent of Illinois students. As a chapter of the National program, The IHSMTA is a celebration of outstanding student achievement in high school musical theater. The program recognizes individual artistry in vocal, dance and acting performance, as well as honors teachers and their schools' commitment to excellence in performing arts education. The finalists have been invited to participate in the Awards program, which will be held at the …
Friday, November 26, 2010
The local coffee shop will host a series of artists beginning Saturday, Nov. 27.
For a guy who claims not to like coffee, Steve McClintock who, with his sister Holly Bowling, owns Cook Street Coffee, certainly knows the way to a coffee drinker's heart. "We make the best coffee in town," he said with confidence. McClintock's passion for creating the perfect café seems equaled by his love of the arts. When redesigning the former Caribou Coffee, he brought in artists and artisans to assist with the project. "The paint is three-dimensional," he said, touching the wall behind him, which is crafted to look more like subtle wood grain than plaster. In some areas, circular colored glass is worked into the design. Intriguing works of art are hung on the walls and are swapped out on a regular basis. McClintock's love of the …