To Be or Not ICC

 by Billi Casey

This past Friday I had to go to the Performing Arts Center at ICC to pick up tickets for a bus trip to the Art Institute.  While I was waiting I noticed a brochure for the ICC Theatre Program's 2013-2014 Theatre Season.  I stuck it in my purse, pulling it out when I got to my car and was searching for my keys.  I took a second to glance through it and, even though the four offerings looked like they would be fabulous, I told myself that with work, kids, my schoolwork, their schoolwork, etc. I didn't have time to add attending the theatre to the mix.  Then I turned the brochure over and saw that ...READ MORE

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No Crying With The Saints

by Billi Casey

When Billy Joel said the sinners were much more fun he was right, but only because these guys hadn't come along yet.  Saints of Valory, a rock/alternative/pop band out of Austin, Texas kicked off WWCT's Discovery Concert Series at the Fieldhouse in Campus Town last night.  The concert series is the brainchild of Marc Alighini, program director and morning host at WWCT.  His goal is READ MORE

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Pryor Commitment

by Billi Casey

As I stepped off the elevator I could feel the electricity in the air even before I could see the people who had gathered at the Contemporary Arts Center to raise money for a seven and a half foot statue of Richard Pryor that, when completed, will be placed in ... READ MORE

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Pretty in Pekin

by Billi Casey

I fell in love with Andrew McCarthy in 1985 after watching St. Elmo's Fire for the first of many, many times.  I had been out of high school for a couple years and wanted, like most of my friends, to be like at least one of the characters in that film and have friends as cool as the rest of them.  He continued to cement a place in the section of my ... READ MORE

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