| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Cheap Trick at Ravinia
Cheap Trick will stop by Ravinia Festival at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31. The band will be performing two classic, live albums, Sgt. Pepper Live and Cheap Trick at Budokan. The set will include a backing orchestra and feature hits such as...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:16 AM
The 35th annual Chicago Jazz Festival is less than two weeks away, and the tempo music-making in Chicago – always brisk – quickens.
Consider what the next seven days have in store:
David Boykin. A Chicago saxophonist with an...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:50 PM
On the elegant, manicured lawns of Ravinia, the Women's Board presented its annual black-tie gala July 27 with more than 800 guests in attendance. The evening featured renowned classical pianist Lang Lang, whose career was launched 14 years ago on the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Rather than have his buddies over to his Los Angeles home Thursday for a Fourth of July barbecue, Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik was playing host in a mostly bare dressing room backstage at Ravinia Festival, where his band was set to perform its...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Pianist Ramsey Lewis first played the Ravinia Festival in 1966, and nearly half a century later, he still has something of value to bring to its stage.
Not everything that Lewis and his quintet performed Wednesday night at Ravinia proved equally...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Memo to: Everyone.
Re: Shutting Up During Concerts.
So, uh, everyone … if you've been wondering lately about what you could do to dramatically improve my enjoyment at concerts this summer (and beyond), well, No. 1: Wow, thanks for the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:52 AM
There once was a time when going to a jazz set meant escaping the TV, the computer, the smart phone – the entire over-connected world we live in.
The jazz club and concert hall served as a kind of sanctuary, relieving us – if only for a...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
If you admire the sleek playing of Chicago guitarist Bobby Broom – and what jazz listener doesn't? – pay heed: This Friday and Saturday will be the last time to hear him leading a band in town for the next several months.
That's because the...
| Jul 9, 2013
The following were taken from police reports.
A 30-year-old Glenview woman was charged with improper lane usage and driving under the influence after police stopped her driving north on Waukegan Road, approaching Kates Road, in the through...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
Criminal damage to property
Northshore University Health System, 49 S. Waukegan Road, reported on June 24 that a 5 by 7 foot window on the west side of the building had a hole in it,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Name: Bob Crimo
Hometown: Highland Park
Name of business: Bob's Pantry and Deli
Describe what you do/sell/serve: The biggest draw to the store is the deli. Fresh meats, cheeses and garnishes make our custom-made sandwiches a No. 1 seller....