Six or seven times a year, Dr. Ben Stark, a biology professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, drops everything and goes into his "adopted" fourth-grade classroom at Beye Elementary School in Oak Park.
The show was called "Reveal" and was billed as "Our Moment in Fashion." For the designers showing garments in Domincan University's annual student fashion show over the weekend, "Reveal" featured a range of visions and glimpses of promising careers.
Oak Park resident Eddie C. Campbell, a seminal blues guitarist and singer who played with Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon and Muddy Waters, will received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago Music Awards during a ceremony Sunday at the Copernicus Center.
Grace Lutheran School boys basketball coach William Thompson, featured on the front page of the Jan. 29 edition of the Wednesday Journal, recently won his 900th coaching victory of a grade-school career that has lasted 43 years.