It started with a gift from her sister. Karen Gubitz's older sister gave her a calendar with an activity specified for them each month. One included a trip to a basket making class at Sievers School of Fiber Arts, where she made her first basket. That was 20 years ago.
Besides the iconic rock stars, there's one musician who's proven that even after he's gone, his music didn't die. Oak Park resident Scott Fisher can attest to that. He was one of many who learned under the guidance of Bill May while Fisher was a student at Ridgewood High School in Norridge. That's where Fisher got his start as a jazz trombonist.