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With beautiful weather predicted for the weekend, you might want spend a few hours outdoors. But there are a number of enticing entertainment options indoors — including the chance to see Olympic skaters in Hoffman Estates or catch a show by comedy legend Jerry Lewis in Aurora.
Rowling writes back story of Potter character
Harry Potter fans can look forward to a Halloween treat, with some tricks, from J.K. Rowling. In an announcement posted Friday on her website, pottermore.com, the author revealed that she has prepared a 1,700-word story about the witch and former Hogwarts professor Dolores Umbridge.
'Ouija' plays horror hand too literally
What were Hasbro executives thinking in licensing the company's Ouija board property to Universal Pictures? “Ouija” starts off evoking a nicely eerie atmosphere of dread, but it ultimately goes too far, making the liminal space between the spirit world and this one all too eye-rollingly literal.
Sugar Grove brothers make Marriott debuts in 'The King and I'
Sugar Grove brothers Matthew, 11, and Zachary Uzarraga, 9, are already acting pros. Now the brothers finally get to perform together as they make their Marriott Theatre debuts for a new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1951 Broadway classic “The King and I” in Lincolnshire. Jeff Award-winner Nick Bowling is also making his Marriott Theatre debut as the director. "The King and I" continues in Lincolnshire through Sunday, Jan. 4.
Lake Barrington's Horseshoe serves bar fare with Western flair
Open since December, The Horseshoe Grill on Northwest Highway in Lake Barrington offers a place for sports fans to watch the game while enjoying some solid grub and beers. A new menu and happy hour specials help make the place even more appealing.
- CNA'S - Health Care -CNAs FT for 3pm-11pm shift & Weekend Only Program and PT for all weekend shifts. Ask about our new weekend incentive. Compassionate, reliable, & customer service oriented individuals please apply with Karina Negrete, Nursing Scheduler at Lee Manor -1301 Lee St., Des Plaines 847-827-5796 Fax (id:4389002) MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR - Maintenance Director Long Term Care Facility is in need of a Maintenance Director. Responsibilities include oversight and repairs for all major equipment and facility grounds required for a 262-bed health Care facility, supervision of three employees, maintenance of plant operation logs, carrying out employee fire drills and other Life Safety requirements. Prior experience in nursing home maintenance preferred. Interested individuals apply to: Bill McNiff, Administrator Lee Manor, 1301 Lee St., Des Plaines, IL 60018 email@example.com 847-635-4000 (id:4389360) MANUFACTURING - Manufacturing Heat shop trainee & backup van driver. 7a start M-F. Apply at 106 Chancellor Dr. Roselle, IL or call 630-893-9204 (id:4388757)
- EDUCATION - Education TEACH YOUR PASSION Spring Adjunct Faculty Openings Come share your knowledge and experiences with our students! Located in Palatine, Illinois, Harper College enrolls over 20,000 students of all ages, is committed to diversity and multiculturalism and is dedicated to creating a vibrant learning environment which embodies our institutional core values of integrity, respect, excellence and collaboration. We are seeking applications for the following Spring 2015 Adjunct Faculty positions: View job descriptions and complete our required online application at: https://jobs.harpercollege.edu Credit Classes: Astronomy Chemistry Engineering General Biology Hospitality Mgmt Human Anatomy Clinical: Clinical Supervisor -Certified Nursing Assistant Program Clinical Supervisor -Medical Office Administration Program Clinical Supervisor -Practical Nursing Clinical Supervisor -Practical Nursing, Maternity/Pediatrics Clinical Supervisor -Nursing Clinical Supervisor -Nursing, Pediatric/Maternity/ Mental Health Human Physiology Phlebotomy Physical Science (includes Meteorology) Physics Spanish Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply (id:4388997) DRIVERS - DRIVERS-TRUCKLOAD Ashley Distribution Services in Bolingbrook, IL. seeks: -TRUCKLOAD DRIVERS (No Touch), Earning poten- tial avg. $64,000 year -Home Weekly -Paid Vacation -401k -Med/Life/Dental Class A CDL & at least 1 year current OTR exp. Clean MVR/ PSP Reports. Call 1-800-837-2241 8AM to 4PM CST for info & app or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ashleydistributionservices.com to apply under jobs. (id:4388377) PATIENT COORDINATOR - HEALTHCARE We are looking for an experienced Patient Coordinator to handle the demands of the front office of fast paced surgical practice in NW suburbs. Candidate MUST have at least 3-5 years of medical office experience, a high-school diploma with 2 or more years of college education preferred. Experience with EMR necessary, eClinicalWorks knowledge a plus. Candidate must be professional, possess excellent customer service skills, able to handle multiple tasks effectively and calmly. Good computer skills a must. Commensurate salary, good location. Candidates please email resume to: email@example.com (id:4388037)
- ART INSTRUCTOR - Education MORTON COLLEGE has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. Our pioneering spirit helped establish the learning community and continues today as a Hispanic Serving Institution to serve Cicero, IL and the surrounding communities. We currently have the following opportunity available: ART INSTRUCTOR TENURE TRACK / FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION The seasoned faculty member we seek will be charged with teaching art history courses, fine arts courses, and related courses to a diverse student population. Participating on faculty committees and performing other duties related to teaching at a community college will also be involved. The successful candidate will be an experienced educator in the fine arts and related media, and a practicing artist with an active exhibit/professional record. Ideal candidates will engage in the critical discourse, both fine and digital art, and have a comprehensive understanding of the role of various art media in contemporary art practice, as well as trends in community college instruction. Qualified individuals must have a Master's degree or Master of Fine Arts degree in Art, Digital Arts, or a closely related field, in addition to possessing 18 graduate credit hours in Art or closely related field. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral/written communication skills, as well as advanced PC proficiency. A strong record of professional accomplishment, as demonstrated through portfolio, is essential. College teaching experience in all levels of art history, fine arts, digital arts and related fields, as well as special expertise in relevant art and animation software is desirable. Morton College's Mission: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning. For more information and to apply for this position, go to www.morton.edu & click on Working@Morton. Download application, authorization release form, and send cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts (required upon hire), & salary history via e-mail to: HumanResources@morton.edu, fax: 708-656-0025, or mail to: HR Dept., Morton College, 3801 S. Central Ave., Cicero, IL 60804. EOE (id:4388689) SAS PROGRAMMER III - COMPUTER-Baxter Healthcare Corporation is seeking a SAS Programmer III in Round Lake, Illinois with the following requirements: Master's degree in Statistics and 3 years related experience or a Bachelor's degree in Statistics and 5 years related experience. Prior experience must include: producing analysis programs operating on CDISC standard datasets, using SAS tools, such as SAS/BASE, SAS/ STAT, SAS/GRAPH; creating and validating table/listing/ figure (TLF) requests per statistical analysis plans and ensuring all outputs meet qual-ity standards and project requirements; participating in determining appropriate statistical analysis models and then executing the models using SAS programming; manipulating clinical data using SAS and prepare for generating TLF. Qualified applicants can apply directly to the Baxter Website at: www.Baxter.com. Please reference job #1400094C. EOE (id:4388726) MECHANICAL LAB TECHNICAN - Mechanical Lab Technician Miner Enterprises is a leader in the supply of freight-car components to the railroad industry. We have an opening for a Mechanical Lab Technician in our R&D lab. Responsible for set up/calibration of spring elements and mechanical testing of railcar components in a lab/track setting and performing basic machine shop and fabrication duties to make, modify or repair testing eqpt and fixtures. Candidates should have an AS degree or equivalent exp; have the ability to read engineering drawings and have basic computer skills. Exp in mig welding and fabrication is also req'd. Send a resume with salary expectations to Miner Enterprises, 1200 E. State Street, Geneva, IL 60134, firstname.lastname@example.org Equal Opportunity Employer (id:4388992)
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full story »The ‘Last Madman of Rock ’N’ Roll’ finally restsI am positive the image of Paul Revere (actually, his real name was Paul Revere Dick) that came into the minds of those who knew him, when they learned of his death, was one with a huge smile. It was infectious, warm and evoked a sense of happiness even before the music began to play. I consider myself very fortunate to have worked with him and the other boys of the band in Revolutionary War costumes who took the stage at The Arcada Theatre many times.
full story »Where would Country Music be without … Chicago?So I am in Nashville attending some talent-buyer meetings and decided to enjoy the beautiful day with a walk around the downtown entertainment district. I proceeded down 4th Street and happened upon the Holy Grail of country music, The Ryman Auditorium.
full story »Vince Gill … punk-pop rocker?As I walked with Vince Gill on Main Street in St. Charles before a recent show, he stopped to say hi and take pictures with everyone who asked. He actually welcomed it, and boy, were the fans happy! This country music singer, songwriter and musician is also a true gentleman.