The newest outreach from Crystal Lake's performing arts center puts children centerstage – literally – as they explore their interests in performance, music and more. ...

When it comes to finding exciting live entertainment in our region, you don’t have to travel far. There are many fantastic venues just a short drive away. ...

There's a big advantage to the shopper who's well prepared – and even more so this year. So, why not get a head start and support local businesses in the process? Our latest guide has more than 100 ideas to get you started. ...

Our connections with the Windy City have made this region a stronghold for architectural intrigue. Join our walking tour and explore for yourself some of the hidden histories and surprising secrets built into our urban environment. ...

The lights are down, but our area arts venues are far from out, as they adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ways of connecting with audiences. Here's a look at how three venues – Paramount Theatre, Raue Center for the Arts, and The Dole – continue to keep their work front and center. ...

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

Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts has a quality lineup of entertainers for the upcoming season. Learn which big-name acts are hitting the stage. ...

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. ...

You don't have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Check out the lineup of top-notch entertainment that’s coming to the Raue Center for the Arts. ...

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 ...