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“Unnecessary Farce” to bring laughter to Cicero audiences

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“Unnecessary Farce” to bring laughter to Cicero audiences

“Unnecessary Farce” to bring laughter to Cicero audiences The comedy “Unnecessary Farce” is one of the first performances in what will be a revitalized arts schedule at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center at Morton College in Cicero, a comedy about nefarious small-town shenanigans “Unnecessary Farce,” a comedy about nefarious small-town shenanigans, will kick off a new…

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Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes

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Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes

Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes The theatrical play “Hamilton” has been more about politics than it has about either historical accuracy of even honesty. From the start, it was used as a political weapon against President Donald Trump imposing itself on the American conscience with the biased backing of the mainstream American news media….

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Amazon’s “Carnival Row” is a “Game of Thrones” hit

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Amazon’s “Carnival Row” is a “Game of Thrones” hit

Amazon’s “Carnival Row” is a “Game of Thrones” hit The fantasy series Carnival Row streaming on Amazon Prime is the perfect series to satisfies the cravings of Game of Thrones fans who were disappointed by GOT’s final season but who are craving for more. Carnival Row provides a complex and well-acted series about mythical creatures…

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18 Due to Popular Demand Steppenwolf Hosts a Second Discussion with Co-Founders Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry About Sinise’s New Book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service   By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a second conversation with co-founder Gary Sinise on Monday, February 18 at…

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High school senior says writing book will improve student grades

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High school senior says writing book will improve student grades

High school senior says writing book will improve student grades Aaron Hanania will sign copies of his new book at an event on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Oak Lawn Library from 6 pm until 8 pm, and discuss how young students can become better students through disciplined writing and storytelling. A writing project…

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Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

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Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica A lawsuit filed alleges a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the US Constitution Attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday (Sept. 13, 2018) on behalf of historian Heather Thompson, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” was…

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