The Event: If a baker’s dozen earns an extra bonus, then La Casa Norte’s 12 years of helping the homeless in Chicago received a lagniappe on...
Winifred Haun & Dancers partnered with Fused Muse Ensemble for the purpose of “Breaking Ice;” an evening of cutting-edge music, dancing and video that took over Link’s Hall in Chicago before a rapt audience of 200 on Oct. 16.
Some 180 friends and families supporting Northfield’s New Foundation Center were at the Ridgemoor Country Club in Harwood Heights for the organization’s 2014 benefit on Sept. 7. The evening raised $100,000 for Center programs.
The non-profit 3Arts organization offered each of its 10 winners a $25,000 grant at an Oct. 6 award ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Oct. 24 4 p.m. |
Lee A. Litas
Chicago Human Rhythm Project threw itself a birthday bash for 225 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Oct. 7 to celebrate turning 25 years young.
Oct. 24 1:43 p.m. |
Lee A. Litas
Antiques and modern design will again pair off in the annual decorative arts showcase, Antiques + Modernism Winnetka, hosted by the Woman’s Board of the Winnetka Community House at the Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave. A preview party is Nov. 6, show runs Nov. 7-9.
Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart.
In recent years, Lancaster has also reinvented herself as a novelist, most recently with the sibling rivalry of “Twisted Sisters” and time-traveling delirium of “Here I Go Again.”
Below is an excerpt of our wide-ranging conversation, which included musings on regret, “Twilight,” her bucket list and why she’ll never write a sex scene.
You can listen to the entire interview on our podcast “The Big Questions,” available on iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube.
Oct. 23 10:07 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
Writers Theatre of Glencoe is closer to a new permanent home. Dignitaries, elected officials, Village of Glencoe staff, benefactors and theatre fans filled a white garden tent Oct. 21 in Glencoe for the groundbreaking ceremony.
Oct. 22 11:47 a.m. |
Karie Angell Luc
In honor of the new season of “The Walking Dead,” we asked Evanston resident Jay Bonansinga, author of a best-selling series of novels based on the show, to share his views on all things zombie.
Oct. 21 10:21 a.m. |
Pioneer Press Staff