Thursday, November 1, 2012
Concerts and shows abound in the area as a way to celebrate and enjoy the holidays.
Start a new holiday tradition by seeing the Northbrook Symphony and Northbrook Community Choir present Home for the Holidays, a musical community celebration December 2 from 4-6 p.m. The show will be at Divine Word Chapel at Techny Towers, 2001 Waukegan Rd. in Techny. Several other community choirs from Our Lady of the Brook and St. Norbert Parish in Northbrook and St. Patrick Church in Lake Forest will participate. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased at the Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. or online. For more information call 847-291-2367. Enjoy a spectacular performance by the men's a cappella ensemble that is the New Tradition Chorus. The group will perform The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year, an all-inclusive show with both…
Monday, August 15, 2011
Bands Bring Tejano Rock To North Shore
Ravinia was on its feet and rocking last Wednesday night as brown-eyed soul bands Los Lonely Boys and Los Lobos brought the house down with their mix of rock n' roll, blues, and latin music. Los Lonely Boys took the stage first, playing a number of their songs both new and old. Los Lobos joined the band halfway through their set. Los Lonely Boys then joined Los Lobos on stage partway through their subsequent set. The groups co-headlined the event.
Monday, July 18, 2011
'Dreamgirls' star showcases Chicago roots at Ravinia debut.
Jennifer Hudson returned to her hometown of Chicago last weekend for a two-night stint at Ravinia. This was Hudson's first time performing at the outdoor venue. Hudson was catapulted to stardom with her 2006 Oscar winning performance in Dreamgirls, but when she came home to Chicago and Ravinia it was clear she never forgot her roots or those who helped her along the way. Check out the photos above, then click here to read our review of the show.