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Oompa Loompas, golden tickets coming to LW Central

June 25, 2019 by Sean Hastings, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Chocolate, golden tickets and Oompa Loompas are on their way.

The Lincoln-Way Theatre Guild is performing “Willy Wonka, Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday, June 28, and at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Lincoln-Way...

Disney’s ‘Tangled’ brings families together at Yunker Park

by Yasmeen Sheikah, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

People of all ages headed out to Yunker Park, 10925 W. La Porte Road, on Thursday, July 11, for a free movie at sundown. This night’s theme was Disney and “Tangled” was the selected film. 

The park was full of families...

‘Working: A Musical’ explores what ‘work’ means to others

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

Work: For many, it’s a four-letter dirty word.

But when Studs Turkel wrote his 1974 book, “Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do,” readers caught a glimpse at what work...

Cast of ‘Frozen Jr.’ ready to melt hearts

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

When Disney’s animated feature film “Frozen” hit theatres in 2013 it was another instant classic for the studio that seemingly only creates instant classics.

Now, Curtain Call Theatre’s Emily McCabe Musical Theatre...