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  • McHenry County Planit 10: Mackey's Spring Jam, free airplane rides, Bark Fest and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) SPRING JAM 2016 WHEN: 7 p.m. (doors open) ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Review: Mercury Theater Chicago’s ‘The Producers’ abounds with hilarity

    Let me get this out of the way, first: Fans of musical comedy, or any kind of comedy, or laughing in general, should stop what they’re doing right now ...
    May 5, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • 'Meet John Doe' at McHenry's Hidden Pearl Cafe combines classic movie, theater

    A fan of classic movies and theater, Jeff Cook always wondered why the two never really have been combined.
    May 6, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Review: 'King and I' beyond worthy of Civic Opera House glory

    Picture this: You’re sitting in the architecturally stunning Civic Opera House in downtown Chicago, you hear the overture of a classic Rodgers and Ham ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Unprintable podcast featuring Packy Lundholm, McHenry Outdoor Theater owner & more

    This week's edition of Unprintable features three exclusive interviews! Jami Kunzer speaks with Gue ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: 'Legally Blonde,' Monty Python-style plays, antique show, Battle of the Bands & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) “THE NEW COLONY SIX” WHEN: 7 p.m. April 3 ...
    April 28, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Review: Williams Street Repertory brings life to ‘Death of a Salesman’

    Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” arguably is considered the greatest American play of the 20th century. Willy Loman’s epic struggle to come to te ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Williams Street Repertory's 'Death of a Salesman' at Raue Center

    8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through May 15, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
    April 21, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Earth Day celebration, 'Hilarity for Charity,' Human Race & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) EARTH DAY CELEBRATION WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Classic 'Death of a Salesman' to open at Crystal Lake's Raue

    Williams Street Repertory closes its 2015-2016 season with Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning story of a man at the end of his rope. First produce ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Review: 'Mary Page Marlowe' memorable at Steppenwolf Theater

    In the second vignette of Steppenwolf’s world premiere production of “Mary Page Marlowe,” a college friend interprets Mary’s moon card as “things are ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake Raue's in-house theater company goes pro, expands productions

    Crystal Lake’s Raue Center for the Arts is expanding its summer programming for one simple reason: To keep up with consumer demand.
    April 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Mulch is good, but which is the best?

    Mulching can be one of the best things you do for your trees and shrubs. It also can beone of the worst things you do for your trees and shrubs. Firs ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: "Addams Family," "Shrek," MCC Drag Show, Battle of the Bands & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) “THE ADDAMS FAMILY” WHEN: April 15-23 WH ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Review: 'Arcadia' engages at intimate Glencoe theater

    Tom Stoppard’s plays always have given me headaches. His plays are not easy to summarize, wordy and always encourage second viewings. You must pay att ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:37 pm
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