Pics from the ribbon cutting ceremonies 8/15/14 for the Off The Wall program. Murals are located at 618-632 S. Austin Blvd. (south side of the building and at School of Rock, 219 Lake Street (west side of the building). Thanks so very much to each of the Off The Wall apprentices. You guys rock! Thanks […]CONTINUE READING →
On a bridge over the river Seine in Paris, lovers write their names and dates on padlocks, attach them to the rails, and throw the padlock key into the river to symbolize their commitment. The locks form a colorful, metallic tapestry that testifies to the power of undying love. As part of The Ernest Hemingway […]CONTINUE READING →
This is a video of the Oak Park Area Arts Council’s Off the Wall teen summer arts employment program. The apprentices installed a beautiful mural at Euclid & Garfield; titled “Serenity” They also completed murals for the back of the Barrie Park sled hill at Lombard & Fillmore. Those murals are titled “Can’t Stop the […]CONTINUE READING →
Art Gecko, 21 Harrison St. in Oak Park, presents a Drop-In Photo Ornament Workshop from 1-4 pm. $10. Info: http://www.artgeckoltd.com/
Expressions Graphics, 29 Harrison St. in Oak Park, presents Make Your Own Holiday Cards, a drop-in workshop from 1-4 pm. Info: http://expressionsgraphics.org/.
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St. in Forest Park, presents an author & discussion by Helen Macie-Osterman, author of Danger by Design, a Net Petrone Mystery from 2-3 pm. Info: 708-771-7243.
Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. in Oak Park, presents local artist, Maggie Leininger as she spins wool into yarn from 1-4 pm. The project revolves around the literary connection of cloth making in fairy tales such asRumpelstiltskin. Info: 708-383-8200.
Friar Fest 2014, the annual benefit by the Fenwick Father’s Club will be held at FitzGerald’s Night Club, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn. Music by Ramsey Lewis, The Bono Brothers Band, the Grassy Knolls, and the Frank Guinness Experience. $100 at the door/$75 in advance. Info: https://friarsonline.com/friarfest2014.