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 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Five years too late, I'm on 'Hamilton' bandwagon

I'm often late to the party. I started listening to Steve and Garry on the Loop in August 1993, just about a month before the two ended their 15-year run. I became a fan of The... — Updated 7/15/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Consummate TV newsman was also our friend

He was a fixture in Chicago journalism. His death was the second story on the 10 o’clock NBC news Tuesday night. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot tweeted about his loss. But to many... — Updated 6/10/2020

 

So glad we had this time together, revue friends

Sixteen years ago, seconds before the curtain rose on my first Community Revue, I received some great advice from our director. “Remember the moments,” he told me. I still have the list of memories I wrote after the 2004 show,... — Updated 3/11/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Music the universal language - just turn on TV

We all have those songs that transport us back to a particular moment in time. Play Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel" and I'm on the dance floor at the Hippodrome in... — Updated 3/4/2020

 

Four more years! Leap Day's moment has arrived

Leap Day! That quadrennial quirk of our time-marking system — rendering the shortest month a little less short and making winter seem a LOT longer — is upon us. But we shouldn’t complain about more days on the calendar.... — Updated 2/26/2020

 

Community Revue back with 'Hinsdopoly'

Even if you're not in the cast, you might see yourself on stage at this year's Community Revue. Hinsdale's spoof on itself returns Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7 to once again poke fun... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Susan OByrne    Opinion

Revue offers more than just a laugh

Back in the olden days, when I taught literature, I often began with a broad discussion of what "comedy" and "tragedy" mean. Broadly speaking, classical comedy is a structure; the... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Events to shine light on Angel Harvey Health Center

The Angel Harvey Family Health Center provides traditional health services to more than 13,000 patients annually in the Chicago area. But the access to vital resources and... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Twenty-nine days to opening night and counting

Four short weeks from tomorrow is opening night for “Hinsdopoloy,” the 2020 Community Revue. I’ve been part of the revue cast for 16 years now. For those of you who aren’t... — Updated 1/29/2020

 

Here's to ringing in more than just a new year

The last days of one year and the first days of the next are traditionally a time to analyze events of the past 12 months and set goals and expectations for those to come in the next 12 months. Today we offer a fusion of both,... — Updated 12/30/2019

 

'Twas the night after Christmas in Hinsdale

’Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the town The streets were all quiet, the stores all shut down. The stockings were flung on the floor without care The spot where presents were piled now was bare. The merchants... — Updated 12/23/2019

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Lost and not found items haunt my house

Has anyone seen my white go-go boots? Yes, I actually own white go-go boots. I acquired them a few years back when I had to dress up like a University of Illinois cheerleader for a... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Now up: Contributing columnists for 2019-20

Every September I have the bittersweet task of bidding a group of contributing columnists farewell and welcoming a new group of writers to our paper. This year three writers have... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Patron Party celebrates Community Revue

The Community Revue is the kind of benefit performance that could make the executive director of any nonprofit nervous. It's edgy, irreverent and sure to raise an eyebrow or two.... — Updated 9/4/2019

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Triple digits are only five short years away for Ly Hotchkin

Ly Hotchkin doesn't mind being 94. She misses having a drivers license and better eyesight, but she still enjoys laughing with people she loves over a good drink. That wasn't the... — Updated 8/15/2019

 

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