Category Archives: Arts + Culture
Oak Park Ave-Lake Arts & Crafts Show Returns for 42nd Year

The American Society of Artists (ASOA) is preparing to host the 42nd Annual Oak Park Ave-Lake Arts & Crafts Show…

Popular women’s clothing store, Takara, returns to Oak Park

Oak Park resident and fashion designer, Takara Beathea Gudell, has decided to reopen her clothing store for the first time…

Novelist Jane Hamilton to Speak at River Forest Public Library

Renowned novelist Jane Hamilton will read from her latest novel, The Excellent Lombards, and reflect on her years growing up…

New South African-style restaurant to debut April 30

South African-based chain Nando’s PERi-PERi will open its doors in Oak Park on April 30. The world-renowned restaurant will bring a…

Deadline Approaching for 2016 Oak Park Sculpture Walk

Photo courtesy of oak-park.us Artists interested in showcasing their art for the 5th Annual Oak Park Sculpture Walk will have…

Oak Park authors share important tips on self-publishing

Three Oak Park writers met with fellow book-lovers at the Oak Park Public Library on Sunday, April 17 to discuss…

Nineteenth Century Charitable Association Celebrates 125 Years

Photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune The Nineteenth Century Charitable Association has been promoting learning and giving since 1891 and is…

Radio reenactment troupe to perform at Oak Park Arms

Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear Old Time Radio Recreations Troupe will perform a free radio reenactment show titled “Don’t Answer…

Oak Parker James Vincent Meredith to play lead role in “Othello”
James Vincent Meredith as Othello and Bethany Jillard as his bride, Desdemona, in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's army base-set production of "Othello" by Chicago Tribune

Oak Park resident James Vincent Meredith has been chosen to play the lead role in Shakespeare’s spectacle, Othello. British director…

Award-Winning Illustrator Will Visit Dole Branch Library

Come to the Dole Library at 255 Augusta Blvd. in Oak Park from 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 11 to see…

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