Culture: Goran Ivanovic and Eastern Blok
November 15, 2012 10:52AM
Updated: November 16, 2012 10:12AM
University of St. Francis Concert Chorale: This choir meets at the university on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with some performances throughout the year. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Contact USF professor Will Thomen (815) 740-5043, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
University of St. Francis Bernie’s Band: The Band, which meets at the university at varying practice times, provides music at all home football games as well as other special events. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. E-mail USF professor Robert Stumpf at email@example.com, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: The group rehearses every from 6-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays that school is in session at Lewis University, 1 University Parkway, Romeoville. Players ome from Lewis University and Joliet Junior College, and from area high schools and middle schools. Visit www.mysomusic.org.
Fall Dance Fusion: Students from College of DuPage’s Dance program will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Lemont High School Performing Arts Center, 800 Porter St. Tickets are $4. Call (630) 942-4000 or visit atthemac.org.
Symphony of Lights Celebration: The Promenade Bolingbrook and the Village of Bolingbrook present Symphony in Lights show at Bolingbrook Promenade mall, 631 E. Boughton Road nightly on the hour from 5 to 9 p.m. Call (630) 296-8340 or visit Thepromenadebolingbrook.com.
Christmas Fest: Kids become elves at Santa’s Workshop in Downtown Mokena on Nov. 17. They can write letters to Santa, listen to music, create Christmas decorations and hang them on the town Christmas tree. The traditional Parade of Lights is followed by the tree lighting ceremony and caroling. The day is capped off with the Family Christmas Dance at the VFW Hall, 19852 S. Wolf Road. Call (708) 479-2468 or visit Mokena.org
Christmas Crossroads Craft Show: Presented by the Lockport Woman’s Club, this large juried craft show features more than 180 crafters and only handmade crafts Nov. 17-18 at Lockport East High School Field House, 1333 E. 7th St., Lockport. . Shuttle bus. No strollers. Visit Christmascrossroads.com.
ComEd Festival of Trees: Teddy Bear Tea, Rialto Idol singing contest and Festival of the Vine wine tasting, as well as hundreds of trees and wreaths, then Joliet’s Light Up The Holidays Parade Nov. 18-23 at Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Call (815) 774-6066 or Visitjoliet.org.
Goran Ivanovic and Eastern Blok: Lewis University presents Goran Ivanovic and Eastern Blok, with virtuoso guitarist Goran Ivanovic and a mix of Balkan folk music and Klezmer infused with the jazz aesthetic of improvisation, performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Philip Lynch Theatre. Tickets are $10. At One University Parkway, Romeoville. Call (815) 836-5500 or visit lewisu.edu.
“44 Plays for 44 Presidents”: Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre will perform this satire to Nov. 18. Tickets are $9-$10. At One University Parkway, Romeoville. Call (815) 836-5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Children’s Hour”: The drama will be performed to Nov. 18 at Spotlight Studio. Tickets are $6-$12. At 22032 Howell Dr., New Lenox. Call (708) 941-8294 or visit Spotlight-theater.com.
“Closet Land”: Theatre on the Hill presents the tense thriller to Nov. 18 at Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Road. Tickets are $15. Call (630) 908-2538 or visit tothbolingbrook.com.
“The Taming of the Shrew”: The Shakespeare play will be performed through Nov. 18 at Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets are $3-$8. At 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Call (815) 280-2200 or visit Jjc.edu.
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