May 8th, 2018 3:49 PM
The History of the Tango Saturday, May 12, 8 p.m., Open Door Theater: Church of Beethoven's Opera Showcase presents tango's songs, including music from Piazzolla, Gardel, Filibierto, Stamponi and more, performed by tango singer Alba Guerra and tenor Bradley Schuller, accompanied by guitar and bandoneon. $20; $10, kids. Tickets/more: brownpapertickets.com/event/3395861. 902 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park.
May 1st, 2018 3:08 PM
29th Annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 5, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 6, noon to 3 p.m., Oak Park Conservatory: Select from a large variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers, including heirloom varieties, grown in the conservatory greenhouses.
April 24th, 2018 4:50 PM
Art Shows Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Cheney Mansion: Celebrate young artists at the West Suburban Student Art Expo.
April 17th, 2018 12:25 PM
Choral Fantasy and Carmina Burana Monday, April 23, 7:30 p.m., Symphony Center: See the 2018 Community Orchestra of the Year -— The Symphony of Oak Park - River Forest — present works by Beethoven and Carl Orff. Music Director Jay Friedman, 2018 Illinois Council of Orchestras Cultural Leadership Award winner, conducts.
April 10th, 2018 3:55 PM
'Cooper & Hemingway: The True Gen' Saturday, April 14, 7 p.m., Palmer House Hilton: See the documentary about Gary Cooper and Ernest Hemingway's friendship, followed by a panel discussion with the writer/director, producer, Hidden Hemingway author and chairman of Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park (EHFOP), followed by a reception to benefit EHFOP.
April 3rd, 2018 11:50 AM
A Play + A Pint: "True West" Sunday, April 8, 2 to 4 p.m., Show Lounge, Hamburger Mary's: Oak Park Festival Theatre presents Sam Shepard's character study of the relationship between a screenwriter and his older brother, set in their mother's home.
March 27th, 2018 3:18 PM
Doggie Egg Scramble Saturday, March 31, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Maple Park Friendly dogs and owners: hunt to find the most treat- and prize-filled eggs. A special visitor will stop by for photos.
March 20th, 2018 12:52 PM
ARTifact: 33-1/3 Through Friday, April 6, Oak Park Art League (OPAL): An innovative mash-up of art and music culture, OPAL presents a national juried exhibition of album cover art celebrating Columbia Record's 70th anniversary of the first microgroove 33.3 rpm record and the current resurgence of vinyl.
March 15th, 2018 3:48 PM
37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival Saturday, March 17, 1 p.m. to midnight, FitzGerald's: Fun for the whole family. Mayer School Irish Dancers (2 to 6 p.m.), The Dooley Brothers (7 to 10 p.m.), Fitz & the Celts (10 to midnight) in the Tent and Cannonball (9 p.m.) in the SideBar;
March 7th, 2018 11:25 AM
One Earth Film Festival Continues through Sunday, March 11, various times and locations: See films with environmental impact and hear from film makers, environmentalists and educators at venues across the Chicago area. Local showings: Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, VA - Wed., March 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Main Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park. Unfractured - Thursday, March 8, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Nineteenth Century Charitable Association, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park. $20, includes reception.
To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2017 Answer Book, please click here.
Sign-up to get the latest news updates for Oak Park and River Forest.
Why do we even need a superintendent for a single school...
By Alice Wellington
Posted: July 15th, 2018 9:29 PM
On: The superintendent's real test
One item that I don't see discussed is the massive...
By Jason Cohen
Posted: July 15th, 2018 8:39 PM
On: Wants vs. needs at OPRF
Dan: Your apologies for Supt. Joylynn's "rudimentary...
By Kevin Peppard
Posted: July 15th, 2018 4:40 PM
Thanks to Conklin and Kline. Very well said. We need real...
By Marc Martinez
Posted: July 15th, 2018 1:01 PM
One of four.
By Bill Dwyer
Posted: July 15th, 2018 8:28 AM
On: Jewel signs as anchor tenant of...
View All Comments