Rob Breymaier, Executive Director of Oak Park Reginal Housing Center, will join a panel of guests on MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry" to dicuss issues involving integration and segreation on Sunday starting at 10 a.m.
Popular Latin fusion restaurant, Maya Del Sol in Oak Park, is hosting its biggest Cinco de Mayo party yet on Saturday, May 3. Doors will open at noon on Saturday, with a special Mexican-themed menu and drink specials. Later in the day, the party continues with food stations featuring guest chefs, a drink package, and live music.
Oak Park and River Forest High School English teacher Jessica Stovall, school nurse Mary Ellen Sjostrom and Japanese teacher Yoko Schmadeke win awards this week in teaching, public health and cultural achievement.
At City Lights in San Francisco, I found a Bukowski reader and paged through it. Then I experienced one of those reading events I've had maybe three times in my life. The rush-hour street traffic outside seemed to go silent, the bright California sun dimmed, and every word I read rang hard in my heart. I felt, as with only a few other poets (Bill Knott, maybe Patti Smith) that here was a writer I immediately understood and appreciated.
Oak Park Public Library will welcome a variety of talented musicians performing free concerts at the Main Library, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL. Open to music lovers of any age, these performances require no registration.