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Missing Doris Day

The release of Quentin Tarantino’s film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (still in theaters), has transported his audience back to a time almost forgotten. When I think of the post-WWII 1940s to the pre-Vietnam early 60s, I think of innocence.  Naivete.  Virtue.  I’m not saying all happenings during this period were sunshiny and sweet.  […]

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Oscars Wrap-Up 2019

So, we now live in a world where the director of Dumb and Dumber has an Oscar. Or rather, two Oscars.  Last night, Peter Farrelly won more Oscars than Martin Scorsese has won in his entire career. All because of the little film that could…Green Book. Winning Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture, Green Book […]

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Coming Together Celebrates Polish Culture

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Coming Together brings life to the cultural diversity of Niles Township by celebrating a different culture every year. Supported by institutions throughout Skokie, Niles, Morton Grove and Lincolnwood, which are among the most diverse communities in the country, the local group Coming Together has celebrated the multitude of cultures that call […]

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