Mozart's Requiem has long been a powerful and majestic favorite in the world of choral music. This much loved work will be performed by Heritage Chorale along with three of Bruckner's motets, Poulenc's Litanies a la Vierge Noire (Litanies to the Black Virgin) and the world premiere of a setting of Psalm 136 by composer Howard Whitaker. The same program will be presented at two concerts, one on Saturday, April 13th, at 7:30 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest and again on Sunday afternoon, April 14th at 3:00 pm at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, 1730 Jackson Avenue, River Forest.
Students have been named to the Dean's list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the Fall 2012 semester. The dean's list recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below "C."
Dominican University's Performing Arts Center (DUPAC) has received a Community Bank of Oak Park and River Forest Best in Class Award from the Oak Park Area Arts Council (OPAAC) in recognition of the quality and breadth of its programming and the positive impact it has had on other local arts organizations.
Miami University students who ranked in the top 20 percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2012-2013 have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic performance.
Whole Foods Market's River Forest location may divert over half of the store's trash from the landfill, through recycling and composting programs, but this Earth Month the store hopes to turn its garbage into something a little more eye-catching.
The School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS) at Dominican University will soon offer a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies (BLS) on the campus of Triton College. The School is currently accepting applications for the first class, which will begin on August 29, 2013. The SPCS has offered the program online since thestart of 2012.