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  • Lake Zurich Middle School South takes on ‘Hairspray Jr.’ Nov 19, 2014 6:35 PM
    Wednesday was dress rehearsal day for nearly 100 students who make up the cast and crew of Lake Zurich Middle School South’s presentation of “Hairspray, Jr.” The stage musical is based on the film and smash-hit Broadway production.

     
  • Artwork by Stevenson students on display in Lincolnshire Nov 19, 2014 7:01 PM
    Artwork created by several recent Stevenson High School graduates has been put on public display at Lincolnshire’s village hall, 1 Olde Half Day Road.

     
  • ‘Mr. Fix It’ to broadcast live from Lake Zurich Nov 19, 2014 7:03 PM
    “Mr. Fix It” with Lou Manfredini will be broadcast live from American Sale, 748 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich, on Nov. 22, from 7 to 10 a.m.

     
  • Grant High presents ‘The 39 Steps’ this weekend Nov 19, 2014 5:30 AM
    Grant Community High School presents “The 39 Steps” with special arrangement by Samuel French, Inc. this weekend.

     
  • Protest plan derails Thai showings of Hunger Games Nov 19, 2014 12:08 PM
    A cinema chain in Thailand’s capital has canceled all screenings of the latest “The Hunger Games” movie after a student group planned a protest at a theater against the country’s military coup. Activists said Wednesday that police pressured the theaters to halt the showings.

     
  • Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special Nov 19, 2014 10:23 AM
    Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby’s upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations that the famed entertainer sexually assaulted women. In a brief statement late Tuesday, the company said the scheduled Nov. 27 premiere of the special, “Bill Cosby 77,” was being postponed but did not address why or when it might debut.

     
  • Model-TV host Dickinson accuses Cosby of assault Nov 19, 2014 10:23 AM
    Model and TV host Janice Dickinson added her name to the women who have accused comic Bill Cosby of sexual assault. In an “Entertainment Tonight” interview that aired Tuesday, Dickinson said that the 1982 incident occurred in Lake Tahoe, California, where he was appearing.

     
  • People mag names Chris Hemsworth ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Nov 19, 2014 7:16 AM
    People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the “Sexiest Man Alive” of 2014, cheering the Australian actor’s rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the “Thor” films. Hemsworth, who also starred as Formula One racer James Hunt in the Ron Howard-directed “Rush” and the “Star Trek” reboots, was unveiled as the winner on Tuesday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

     
  • Suburban bars embrace moonshine as 'the next big thing' Nov 19, 2014 2:54 PM
    In July 2011, Tennessee's Ole Smoky Distillery began selling moonshine in the Chicago area. The unaged whiskey proved so popular that five spots that opened in the last two years made it the focus of their drink menus: Rack House Kitchen & Tavern in Arlington Heights, Old Crow Smokehouse in Schaumburg and Chicago, Whiskey River BBQ & Honky Tonk in Mount Prospect, and The Still Bar and Grill in Bartlett.

     
  • Gire: Undernourished 'Mockingjay' fails to feed 'Hunger Games' franchise Nov 19, 2014 3:58 PM
    In “The Hunger Games” series, “Mockingjay, Part 1” could either go the way of “Return of the Jedi” (worst of a trilogy) or the way of “Return of the King” (best of a trilogy). It's the former. Every scene feels sluggish and protracted. The characters move like solemn chess pieces across the screen. And flabby dialogue fails to propel the narrative along as it did in the two previous adventures.

     
  • Elk Grove finalizes lineup for summer concert series Nov 19, 2014 5:30 AM
    Elk Grove Village will spend $360,000 next summer to pay for six concerts on five nights featuring artists primarily from the 1970s and 1980s. The lineup for the seventh annual Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series includes Kenny Rogers, Kansas, 38 Special, Travis Tritt, Christopher Cross and Air Supply.

     
  • Bono, Affleck stay silent in PSA on Ebola response Nov 19, 2014 12:08 PM
    Bono, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Morgan Freeman are among celebrities playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. In the video posted Wednesday, the stars stare silently into a camera to illustrate that they’re still waiting for world leaders to fight Ebola, which has killed more than 5,000 people in the west African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Other stars appearing in the One Campaign’s 2-minute video include Will Ferrell, Thandie Newton, Connie Britton, “The Walking Dead” actress Danai Gurira, Akon, Ellie Goulding and soccer star Per Mertesacker. The campaign is asking citizens to sign a petition demanding that world leaders strengthen health care systems in developing countries and end the outbreak.

     
  • TV Land pulls ‘Cosby Show’ from lineup Nov 20, 2014 7:30 AM
    NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of “The Cosby Show,” moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her.

     
  • CTE presents musical version of ‘The Sword in the Stone’ Nov 18, 2014 2:13 PM
    Modern music will breathe new life into the legends of King Arthur and Camelot this weekend, when Children’s Theatre of Elgin stages “The Sword in the Stone.” Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Hemmens, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

     
  • Woodstock Theatre presents “Arthur Christmas” as holiday show Nov 18, 2014 2:39 PM
    Celebrate the holiday season at the Woodstock Theatre with a special showing of “Arthur Christmas.” The animated film will be shown at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. Admission is $1 per person.

     
  • Albright Theatre presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Nov 18, 2014 3:50 PM
    The Albright Theatre Company is proud to present its holiday production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson. In this hilarious and heart-warming Christmas tale, Grace and Bob Bradley take on the church Christmas pageant. Enter the Herdman kids – probably the most awful kids in history! The Herdmans add their own flare to the Christmas story and Grace has her hands full thinking that the Herdmans will certainly ruin the pageant. Or can they help make this the best Christmas Pageant ever?

     
  • “It’s A Wonderful Life” at Tivoli Theatre to benefit sharing Connections Furniture Bank Nov 18, 2014 3:28 PM
    George Bailey and the magical town of Bedford Falls return for “It’s Wonderful Life.” The holiday classic will be shown at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and Sunday, Dec. 14. Admission is $5 per person. Proceeds will benefit the Sharing Connection Furniture Bank. Come early and enjoy the preshow music on the Tivoli’s Wurlitzer pipe organ.

     
  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park celebrates “Christmas at the Dole” Nov 18, 2014 3:19 PM
    The Dole Mansion and Lakeside Legacy Arts Park will be filled with holiday spirit, music and cheer on Friday, Dec. 5, kicking off the annual “Christmas at the Dole” celebration at 5 p.m.

     
  • Jazz Theatre of Illinois will make you MOVE Nov 18, 2014 1:31 PM
    Jazz Theatre of Illinois is proud to present the second annual "MOVE" dance concert.

     
  • Wauconda High presents ‘The Addams Family’ musical Nov 18, 2014 1:32 PM
    Wauconda High School will be the second high school in Illinois to present "The Addams Family." The show will run Nov 20-22 at 7:30 PM in the auditorium.

     
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