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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.
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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.
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