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New street fair format a hit with artisans, patrons

From a patron's point of view, Homewood's first Artisan Street Fair was a cornucopia of creativity and ingenuity. 

Booths lined Martin Avenue and Hickory Road with "cool stuff" — that was the name of Allison Burnett's booth at the corner of Martin and Hickory — made of myriad materials: clay, wood, metal, fabric and paper.

American Dance Center showcase June 9-10 to highlight student achievements

The American Dan Center student showcase "For the Love" on Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10, will be a celebration of dedication to dance — by the dancers and the studio that helps them learn.

The event at Governors State University's Center for the Performing Arts will mark 48 years ADC has helped youngsters in the South Suburbs acquire the skills and love of dance. ADC has studios in Homewood and Orland Park.

Colton resigns from board in Homewood

Homewood Trustee Anne Colton resigned her position with a letter to village officials Monday, April 9. In her letter to Mayor Richard Hofeld and fellow trustees, Colton said she’d signed a contract with PBS for distribution of a documentary she produced and is planning to focus more on her career. 

H-F student’s work to be displayed in U.S. Capitol

A painting by Homewood-Flossmoor High School student Taylor Ausley was selected to hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year as the winning piece in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition sponsored by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill.

Manilow Sculpture Park tour April 21

Governors State University is hosting its “Earth Day Tour: Where the Prairie Meets the City” from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, with a walk through the internationally renowned Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park on the GSU campus.
 
The free event starts near the D Building main entrance on the GSU campus in University Park.
 

Homewood PTA entered 33 art works in national contest

  Back row from left: Jenesys K. Harris, Homewood PTA
  President Josh Eiesenberg, District 153 Superintendent
  Dale Mitchell, Camille Byrd O’Quin. Middle row from left: 

H-F students start work on newest sculpture

Reflected light, original music and a high-tech control system will be features of the newest student sculpture on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School campus. Plans for “Solar Wind,” which would be the 13th student sculpture at H-F, were presented to the District 233 school board on Nov. 21

Artist returns after nearly three decades to make repairs to Irwin Park’s sculpture

The loving hands of artist Margot McMahon helped restore the Irwin Park sculpture on Wednesday, Oct. 25. McMahon created the sculpture nearly three decades ago.

Art show at Izaak Walton Nov 4 and 5

The Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve, 1100 Ridge Road, is hosting its annual art show Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5.

Homewood rings in Railroad Safety Week, unveils mural

Officials came together for National Rail Safety Week in a ceremony Tuesday morning in Homewood between the tracks and Harwood Avenue.  A sidewalk mural was unveiled, a proclamation made and contributions were recognized.  

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