Thanks to all who attended the OPAAC Annual Meeting Tuesday night at Pleasant Home. CONGRATULATIONS to all of the 28 ArtsFunds grant recipients! SPECIAL CONGRATS to the Community Bank of OP&RF Best in Class recipients who were honored for the Best in Resilience, Reinvention and Wonder!:Oak Park Art League, Oak Park Festival Theatre and PING! […]CONTINUE READING →
Please take a few minutes and send a message to the Governor today! Let him and our elected officials know the importance of the arts. Let your voice be heard. The proposed 20% cut to the Illinois Arts Council Agency is far too drastic. The IACA is a small agency that supports thousands of people […]CONTINUE READING →
A PING! Showcase will be held at Oak Park & River Forest High School, 201 N. Scoville Ave. in Oak Park, at 6 pm.
Meet author Tyra Manning, author of Where the Water Meets the Sand from 7-9 pm at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. in Oak Park. through a reading & short discussion, she will share her journey of recovery from alcoholism, bulimia, cutting & depression, and the hope that made it all possible. Info: www.oppl.org.
Whatever Comes To Mind Studio, 21 Harrison St. in Oak Park, presents a solo art show by Tia Etu on Apr. 29 from 6-11 pm & Apr. 30 from 1-4 pm. Refreshments will be served. Music provided by the Living Room Players, a chamber music collective. Info: 708-299-2878
Pamela Penney Textile Arts, 130 Harrison St. in Oak Park, presents its Spring After School Open Studio for kids ages 8+ on Apr. 29, May 6, 13 & 20 from 4-5:30 pm. $20 per session. Info: 708-383-2602, www.pamelapenney.com.
Oak Park & River Forest High School, 201 N. Scoville Ave. in Oak Park, presents a Jazz Ensemble Swing Dance at 7 pm. Info: 708-383-0700.