Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Grace Lutheran Church in River Forest held their art reception for an exhibit, "Room for Hope," Jan. 25.
Miss the reception for Room for Hope at Grace Lutheran Church on Jan. 25? You can still catch the show through Monday, Feb. 4 in the church's atrium. After that, the show moves on to Michigan. Read our article on this exhibit of Palestinian art through the Bright Stars program, here: Reception Tonight for Palestinian Art Exhibit at Grace Lutheran If you attended, feel free to share your own photos by clicking the Upload Photos and Videos button below our pictures. Want more stories like this? Follow us on Facebook and sign up for our newsletter:
Friday, January 25, 2013
Grace Lutheran Church in River Forest hosts a wine and cheese reception for 'Room for Hope'; and exhibition of Palestinian art Friday from 7:30-9 p.m.
Visitors of Grace Lutheran Church's atrium in River Forest have been treated to special showing of art produced by Palestinians titled, Room for Hope, this January. On Friday, Jan. 25, a special wine and cheese reception for the exhibit will be held at the church before the exhibition ends on Feb. 4. Art displayed in the exhibit includes paintings, photography and mixed media pieces by both Christian and Muslim artists living in Bethlehem and the surrounding region. According to information provided by Grace, the exhibit was brought to River Forest by church member Sue Foran. Foran and her husband traveled to Palestine recently, "to see the occupation firsthand and better understand the issues." The exhibit came together as a juried call …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Another (warmer) weekend, another chance to get out and explore Oak Park and River Forest.
HELP! JAPAN FUNDRAISER When/Where: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Trattoria 225, 225 Harrison St. Why Go: Good tunes, good food, great cause, Terri Hemmert. Price: $40 at website; $45 at door KEVIN SO AT OAK PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY When/Where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Oak Park Public Library Main Branch, 834 Lake St. Why Go: Sponsored by Friends of the Oak Park Public Library, this performance from Kevin So will feature tunes the troubador's folk-blues songbook. Price: Free TEEN TEAM TRIVIA When/Where: 7 p.m to 9 p.m. Friday at the River Forest Public Library, 735 Lathrop Ave. Why Go: Teams of four will compete for prizes in this first-ever teen trivia competition. Teens in sixth through 10th grade are invited. Price: Free RIVER FOREST HOUSE …