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Children’s Theater's ‘Peter Pan’ more than just entertainment

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

It’s no secret that the Children’s Theater of Winnetka has a reputation for keeping audiences entertained with high-quality youth productions, starring New Trier Township kids in grades 4-8. But, what the audience may not be able to...

Jamming in the park: Local children play at daytime music series in Winnetka

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

The Winnetka Park District kick-started their children’s summer music series, Wednesdays in the Woods, with The North Shore Music Institute’s Rachel Thomas, who had little ones tapping their toes in between nibbles of lunch and bright...

Winnetka Music Festival welcomes thousands back for year two

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Despite an intense heatwave, more than 16,000 people flooded the streets of downtown Winnetka as music filled the air at the Winnetka Music Festival Friday-Saturday, June 15-16. 

The free, boutique festival featured 40...