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Exhibit will showcase artwork of MCC faculty Works of the Art and Design faculty at McHenry County College will be showcased through Dec. 22 in Galleries One and Two.  This […]

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‘Find a little peace and quiet’: Ceramicist Frances Palmer to speak about inspiration, creativity at Creative Living series

By Eileen Millard news@thewoodstockindependent.com Frances Palmer thinks there is an artist in all of us; it is just a matter of finding that particular talent and passion. Her journey began […]

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‘Crazy, fun time’: ‘Shakespeare In Hollywood’ – and on stage at Woodstock North

By Lydia LaGue news@thewoodstockindependent.com What happens when “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” becomes a Hollywood movie reality? Woodstock North High School Theatre will present Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare In Hollywood,” showcasing comedy […]

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Marian Athletic Boosters sponsor Harlem Wizards The Harlem Wizards will perform at Marian Central Catholic High School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, as a fundraiser for Catholic schools in […]

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Black Box Theatre will present unique adaptation of Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ The Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College will present “Frankenstein” by Danielle Mohlman, adapted from the novel by Mary […]

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‘Don’t blow yourself up’: ‘Rocket Boys’ author Homer Hickam plans to ‘tell stories’ during Creative Living appearance

By Eileen Millard news@thewoodstockindependent.com When Homer Hickam speaks Oct. 19 as part of the Woodstock Opera House Creative Living Series, he’ll probably mention his best-known book, “Rocket Boys,” and his […]

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Blue Streak Theatre plans twin bill for October

Audiences can enjoy not one, but two plays at Woodstock High School this month. Blue Streak Theatre, the school’s esteemed theater program, will produce the drama “Eleemosynary” in the Casalino […]

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