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HP residents contribute to toy museum

June 20, 2018 Life & Arts, The Arts

Inspired by his life-long love of building, and especially Legos, Arlington Heights resident Adam Reed Tucker recently opened the Blocks to Bricks museum and studio, which highlights the history of toys used for building, and Tucker’s...

Noted Highland Park author visits Northbrook

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Although she’s traveled the world and authored several best-selling novels, author Mary Morris, a native a Highland Park, still cherishes her North Shore roots.   

Morris visited her childhood home and gave an overview...

100 artists, 10,000 guests expected for Fine Arts Fest

by Submitted Content Life & Arts, The Arts

The Art Center Highland Park announces its 21sth annual Festival of Fine Arts is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24. 

The center considers this event key to its ability to survive and...

Local artist raises recycling awareness with latest work

by Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Andrew Maxedon, a Highland Park-based artist, thinks people need to be more aware of what they’re throwing out.

He’s finding a way to express this through his art in his latest piece, “One Million Years to Forever,”...