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Local comedians shine at sold-out show at The Laughing Academy

January 21, 2020 by Catherine Rolfes, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Chilly temperatures and wind-swept snow didn’t stop the show Friday night as a sellout crowd enjoyed a night of stand-up comedy at The Laughing Academy in Glenview.

The talent, however, wasn’t so lucky. Inclement weather prevented two of ...

Glenview photographer’s art exhibit, new book showcase nature's wonders

by Jason Addy, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Shortly after moving to Glenview around the turn of the century, Carol Freeman found her calling — finding, photographing and teaching others about Illinois’ endangered species. 

Freeman launched the Team Green...

Field Middle School students find lessons of honesty, integrity in ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Actors from Field Middle School’s recent production of “Willy Wonka Jr.” spread messages about the importance of honesty and integrity though their performances of the classic one-of-a-kind tale.

West Northfield District 31 educator Case...

New Traditions Chorus wows crowds with holiday show at GBS

by Terry Brooks, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Audiences at Glenbrook South High School auditorium last weekend witnessed one of the largest collections of colorful holiday sweaters ever to grace a stage, all worn by men singing in close harmony.

The New Tradition Chorus presented its...