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BILL CAMPLIN, 7:30 p.m., March 22, Stage Left Cafe, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. Bill Camplin is proprietor (along with Kitty Welch) of the "World Famous" Café Carpe in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Bill  and Kitty began the club in 1985 (That’s a long time ago. You'd think they'd have fixed the place up by now!) as a listening space in which he and others of his ilk love to play.  Bill is a singer/songwriter and acoustic guitarist, playing professionally in the Milwaukee area since the late 1960s. Cost: $15 suggested donation.

Folk artist coming to Stage Left

From his slice-of-life songs to his stories of days on the road with his late brother, Stan, Garnet Rogers fills his concerts with humor and lore.

‘American Pickers’ looking for spots to film in Illinois

The television documentary series “American Pickers” currently is looking for places to film in Illinois from May 27 to June 9.

Area students participate in robotics scrimmage

Huntley High School senior Shefali Sharma aspires to be an engineer and participating in the McHenry County College’s fourth annual high school Robotics Scrimmage allowed her to apply her engineering and design skills learned in class.

‘Nunsense’ marks Woodstock Musical Theatre Company’s final show

The Woodstock Musical Theatre Company is going out with a laugh.

Mystery Diner: Huntley's Parkside is more than Testicle Festival

When I think of Parkside Pub in Huntley, I think about the Turkey Testicle Festival, which has been going on since 1983.

Becoming a writer – miracle or destiny?

I can’t decide if it’s a miracle I became a writer, or if I was destined to become one.

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