Get ready for a busy new lineup of live entertainment. For this Crystal Lake venue, a new outdoor environment is setting the mood for things to come. ...

What do Bob Saget, Jane Lynch, Amy Grant and Joan Rivers all have in common? They’ve graced the stage at Raue Center for the Performing Arts. Explore the 90-year history of this hometown theater and what makes big-name performers feel right at home. ...

When arts organizations in Elgin and Crystal Lake faced a do-or-die crisis, it took some creative business strategies and a public plea to turn things around. This is how they charged back from the brink with a renewed focus on the future. ...

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. ...

When it comes to big-name comedians and a yet-to-be-discovered stand-up artists, this Crystal Lake theater knows how to exercise its funny bone. ...

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues. ...

These young thespians are learning their trade at an early age, from a variety of big-name performers. Learn how this Crystal Lake theater is extending its mission beyond the performance venue. ...

Step inside the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, for a glimpse at our elegant, furry winter fashion. ...

There's so much to see in our area this season! Here's just a sample of what's coming up. ...