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Betting on Zero

Intriguing Expose' Chronicles Billionaire's Crusade vs. Possible Pyramid Scheme Every couple of years or so, I get approached by a friend or acquaintance excited about some great new product that they've just quit their job to sell. Curiously, instead of ...

Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS Chips (R for crude humor, graphic sexuality, frontal nudity, violence, drug use and pervasive profanity) Dax Shepard wrote, directed, produced and co-stars in this comedic screen version of the Seventies TV series revolving around the exploits of ...

Plainfield inventor launches campaign to make his mosquito trap in U.S.

Plainfield―Plainfield resident Yuri Gallegos was accustomed to travelling for his job. An engineer and product designer, Gallegos’ work took him all over the globe. During a trip to Brazil three years ago, Gallegos was shocked by the many cases of ...

New York Philharmonic Celebrates Composer John Adam's 70th Birthday

NEW YORK--Composer John Adams gave a virtual Master Class at the New York Philharmonic's recent regular subscription program of his Absolute Jest for String Quartet and Orchestra, which featured the New York Philharmonic String Quartet, comprised of four Principal musicians ...

Art and Nature activities

Create native species oasis at home There is still time to register for a program that will teach you how to create an oasis for native species in your backyard. The "Conservation@Home" event will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, ...

Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS Beauty and the Beast (PG for action, peril, violence and frightening images) Emma Watson and Dan Stevens co-star as the title characters in this musical adaptation of the French fairy tale about a young woman taken prisoner ...

Met Live HD Verdi's La Traviata in Movie Theaters Saturday, March 11, 12:55PM

One of the world's most popular operas will be transmitted live in select movie theaters around the globe. Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata will be transmitted live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House on Saturday, March 11 at 12:55pm ...

Joyce Theater presents Sydney Dance Company March 7-12

Kinetic energy, explosive energy and supreme creativity marked the opening night performance of the Sydney Dance Company at New York's Joyce Theater March 7-12. The performance included the works of three contemporary choreographers in their New York Premieres; Wildebeest, by ...

Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS Kong: Skull Island (PG-13 for action, intense violence and brief profanity) Reboot of the King Kong franchise, set in 1971, revolving around an ill-fated expedition to an uncharted Polynesian island inhabited by a horde of monsters led ...

Metropolitan Youth Symphony to feature The Sorcerer’s Apprentice concerts

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform two concerts in March. The first performance is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus of Lewis University. The program will ...

WeNdy Whelan/Brian Brooks/Brookly Rider Some of A Thousand Words

NEW YORK-- The Joyce Theater in Chelsea was the setting for a landmark performance of an orginal work, Some of A Thousand Words, a collaborative project of veteran dancers Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks with the musical accompaniment of the ...

Ninth Annual ‘Men Who Cook’ culinary competition

The pressure is on for 50 local amateur chefs who are planning menus and plotting strategies for the Ninth Annual “Men Who Cook” culinary competition to benefit the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center. New cooks and returning favorite chefs will ...

Kam's Kapsules: For movies opening March 3, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS Before I Fall (PG-13 for mature themes, bullying, sexuality, violent images, profanity and underage drinking) Adaptation of Lauren Oliver's young adult novel of the same name about a recently-deceased teen (Zoey Deutch) who is afforded an opportunity ...

South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2017 Grandest Food Festival in the World

BEACH--The 2017 edition of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival was the grandest ever. Featuring the stars of The Food Network and The Cooking Channel in live demonstrations and the largest spread of gourmet food, great wines and superior ...

Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS Collide (PG-13 for violence, profanity, sexuality and drug use) Action thriller about a couple of American tourists (Nicholas Hoult and Felicity Jones) backpacking across Europe who end up on the run from drug smugglers in Germany. With ...

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