If you were a regular shopper of the old Gilmore's department store at Oak Park Avenue and Lake Street (think Winberie's) during the 1960s and '70s, chances are you saw the art of Audrey Warnimont Brown.
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.
If Cosmo Coffey achieves his dream of being a filmmaker, he'll have a football coach to thank. The Oak Park and River Forest High School sophomore, by most accounts, is already a filmmaker and will get to take a bow at the Lake Theatre in Oak Park on March 15 with the screening of his first film, Grit.
There are duple dances, the "Mad Robin," a "Figure of 8" and the "Straight Hey for Three." But when Randi Woodworth first describes English country dancing, she explains the intricate patterns and social interactions only after she has caught peoples' attention with this: