Marc and Jane Cella of Hinsdale announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Rose ("Carrie") to John Christian Everette of Chicago. John is the son of Mark and Lisa Everette of Hinsdale.
Oct. 28 11:20 a.m. |
Pioneer Press staff
The Hinsdale Chorale has appointed Bruce Hall as the group’s new music director, effective with the start of the 2014/2015 season. The season will kick off with the group’s annual Holiday Concert Nov. 30.
Oct. 25 6 p.m. |
The Adler Planetarium Women’s Board’s hosted “Starry Night,” the 2014 Celestial Ball, at the Planetarium in Chicago on Sept. 13.
Oct. 24 3:24 p.m. |
Nazareth Academy junior Daniel D’Onofrio of Clarendon Hills is a modern-day Renaissance man — honors student, athlete, artist and traveler. He’s best known as the artist whose work was chosen for the new Veterans Memorial in LaGrange Park.
DuPage County board member Jerry “JR” McBride, of Glen Ellyn, died early Oct. 24 at home after a long battle with cancer.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 24 12:12 p.m. |
Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart.
In recent years, Lancaster has also reinvented herself as a novelist, most recently with the sibling rivalry of “Twisted Sisters” and time-traveling delirium of “Here I Go Again.”
Below is an excerpt of our wide-ranging conversation, which included musings on regret, “Twilight,” her bucket list and why she’ll never write a sex scene.
You can listen to the entire interview on our podcast “The Big Questions,” available on iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 23 10:07 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
In honor of the new season of “The Walking Dead,” we asked Evanston resident Jay Bonansinga, author of a best-selling series of novels based on the show, to share his views on all things zombie.
Oct. 21 10:21 a.m. |
Pioneer Press Staff
Members from six churches in Hinsdale, Burr Ridge and Clarendon Hills came together Sunday for the annual Crop Walk. Between 40 and 50 people participated in the event, which began with lunch, a rally and then the 5k walk.
Oct. 20 9:22 a.m. |
Cole Heider, 11, found out only a few years ago that he has some natural ability as an artist. And the Clarendon Hills Middle School sixth-grader is now part of a rather elite group that will have artwork included in a 2014 Illinois Art Education Association Student Art Show.
Oct. 9 9:40 a.m. |