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. ...