Page 2: 'Secret' Prohibition-era speakeasy opens in Homewood


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The Blind Tiger, a Prohibition-style speakeasy, opens Saturday in the basement of the Copper Still Martini Bar, plus fountains added to Martin Square, TALK's Trail Mix features local musicians and One Million Degreesprogram seeks coaches to help students succeed.

Page 2: 'Secret' Prohibition-era speakeasy opens in Homewood

The Blind Tiger, a Prohibition-style speakeasy, opens Saturday in the basement of the Copper Still Martini Bar, plus fountains added to Martin Square, TALK's Trail Mix features local musicians and One Million Degrees program seeks coaches to help students succeed.

Page 2: 2 long awaited infrastructure projects make progress

News about the train station, the Dixie Highway Viaduct, a young Flossmoor trumpeter who makes a television appearance, state representatives available to talk with constituents in Homewood, progress on the Homewood Police Department entrance, a benefit 5K run sponsored by St. Andrew Church, county beverage tax implementation delayed, old friends make new friends at Hot Fun in the Summertime, Homewood officials take a turn making White Castle 'burgers and a new TALK program has artists pitching their ideas to potential sponsors.

TALK’s award to Hofeld comes as surprise at board meeting

Members of the Theatre Arts Leadership Kouncil honored Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld on Nov. 22 for his support of the teen organization during its five-year history.

Trail Mix to showcase local musicians Saturday, rain or shine

Local musicians will make bathe the woods in sound on Saturday, rain or shine. The first of what organizers hope will become an annual concert event, Trail Mix, will begin at noon in the west pavilion at Izaak Walton Preserve, directly across the parking lot from Senior Hall, and will run until 7 p.m.

TALK's Spoken Effect festival provides venue for word artists

The lives and thoughts of local poets echoed across Dixie Highway in Homewood Saturday, peppered with rain but propelled by passion. Spoken Effect was an event sponsored by Theatre Arts Leadership Kouncil (TALK) and hosted at St. Paul Community Church, led by organizers Maggie Colton and Raina Kalas. 

Spoken Effect: TALK to host spoken word fest Saturday

The art of the spoken word will be on display Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. at St. Paul Community Church on Dixie Highway in Homewood.

Theatre Arts Leadership Kouncil (TALK) will host "Spoken Effect," a spoken word festival featuring poetry, short stories, dramatic readings, rap, and open mic offerings. There will be competitive and non-competitive aspects to the event, which is open to teens and adults.

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