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NSSRA actors eager to perform ‘I, Phone’ for crowds after cancellation

March 26, 2020 by Jason Addy, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

As schools and businesses began to close to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Bright Star Theatre Company director Julie Gibson Lay knew the writing was on the wall for the troupe’s upcoming performances.

Actors, crew members and...

Local students show off their skills at Glenview Art League’s Youth Art Fair

February 25, 2020 by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Artistic talent was gathered en masse Saturday, Feb. 22, at Attea Middle School for the Glenview Art League’s 31st annual Youth Art Fair. 

Almost 200 students from preschool to 12th grade showed off their artistic...

Glenbrook South, North students wow audience at annual Glenbrook Festival of Music

by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

At the end of the annual Glenbrook Festival of Music on Sunday, March 8, guest conductor Dr. Eric Esparaza told the audience that what they just saw was anything but a “normal” performance.

“This hasn’t been a normal concert,” Esparaza said...

Glenview native performs, directs in college play festival

by Submitted Content Life & Arts, The Arts

Glenview native Ryann Tuffield put in a star turn in “The Price of a Soul” before moving to the director’s seat for “Guardian” during the New Plays Festival at Knox College.

The New Plays Festival is a presentation of...

45th annual GBS variety show to hit the stage next week

by Catherine Rolfes, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Glenbrook South High School will present its annual variety show next week, featuring live entertainment that expresses the creativity and artistic abilities of its students and faculty.

Titled “En Route,” the 2020...