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Ted Fuka inspires with local landscapes at Meet the Artist event

by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

From the natural wonder of Hickory Creek to the iconic steeple of St. Mary’s Church, Mokena-based artist Ted Fuka finds inspiration in the heart of his community. He bathes his local landscapes in light beaming from the sun, moon or in...

Mokena library showcases ‘Legends of Rock n’ Roll’

by Caitlin Fyfe, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

“We’re going to go back in time today,” said front man Mike Valentine as he greeted the crowd on the afternoon of Saturday, May 11.

That marked the beginning of a musical tribute to rock n’ roll classics — ranging from...

Photos: Local artists’ work on display for Mokena library’s Art Galleria

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Friends of the Library award four $250 prizes in Mokena Library’s Art Galleria contest.