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Angela Ingersoll, actress and singer 2016-09-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 1, 2016, p. 4 Performing arts, Ingersoll, Angela
John Lithgow makes Chicago theatre debut 2013-10-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 2013 , p. 41 Performing arts, John Lithgow's 'Stories by Heart', North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Trenier and brothers broke new musical ground 2010-04-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 2010 , p. 11 Performing arts, Trenier, Milt
Legendary Milt Trenier keeps the music coming 2010-04-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 2010 , p. 10 Performing arts, Trenier, Milt
Making television his business 2008-05-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 22, 2008, p. B1 Performing arts, TV and me, Skokie Theater
Freaking out is his business 2008-05-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 8, 2008, p. B1 Performing arts, Carter, Christopher, Skokie Theater
Exhibition to showcase educational entertainers 2007-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2007, p. 67 Performing arts, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Idiots fan flames of lunacy 2002-09-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 12, 2002, p. B3 O'Connor, Jim, Performing arts, Williams, Rob, Hunt, Kevin, Northlight Theater, Flaming Idiots, The
Seniors take part in Smith Center show 2002-06-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 2002, p. 13 Performing arts, Ochstein, Evelyn, Geller, Mary, Magnuson, Sherrie, Aged, North Shore Dance Center, Levin, Ida, Steig, Gilbert, Albert J. Smith Activities Center, Brosnan, Elsie, Brosnan, John
Tune in Yiddish radio 2002-04-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 18, 2002, p. B4 Performing arts, Yiddish Radio All-Star Orchestra, Radio and radio broadcasting, Yiddish Radio Project: Live, Sapoznik, Henry, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Ever the Twain 2001-09-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 13, 2001, p. B6 Performing arts, Adventures Out West, Northlight Theater, Concerts, Post, Jim
Center slowly weaning from village subsidy 2001-08-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 2, 2001, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Guberman, Michael, Cowen, Phyllis, Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra, Friedman, Richard, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Northlight Theater, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Professional Facilities Management Inc.
Betty Buckley opens 22nd season 2001-07-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 26, 2001, p. B3 Original Catskills on Broadway, The, Performing arts, Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats, Betty Buckley's Opening Night Celebration, Flying Karamazov Brothers, Friedman, Debbie, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Capitol Steps, Benoit, David
Northlight finds lucky number 2001-06-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 21, 2001, p. D5 Performing arts, Brown, Jason Robert, Fundraising and fundraisers, Last Five Years, The, Northlight Theater
Moses' debuts locally 2001-03-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 29, 2001, p. B5 Performing arts, Music, Walt Whitman & The Soul Children, Dance, Powell, Troy, Robinson, Walter, FloorLords, Moses, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Practicing the art of business 2001-02-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 2001, p. B6 Performing arts, Metropolis Performing Arts Center, Salzenstein, Alan
Spaulding Gray plays himself 2001-01-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 11, 2001, p. B3 Guthrie, Arlo, Performing arts, Capitol Steps, The, Concerts, Morning, Noon and Night, Gray, Spaulding
Upstarts Down Under 2000-10-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 12, 2000, p. B4 Performing arts, Cox, Kerrianne, Thomas, Lynn, Upstart Ausiies, McLeod, Pauline, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Arts center turns a profit 2000-05-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 2000, p. 3 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Guberman, Michael, Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Northlight Theater, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Wright moves : 'Geometry of Miracles' looks at surreal side of architect 2000-04-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 20, 2000, p. B3 Performing arts, Plays, Performing Arts Chicago (PAC), Wright, Frank Lloyd, Lepage, Robert, Geometry of Miracles, Brassard, Marie, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Arts center contract extended 2000-04-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 6, 2000, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Professional Facilities Management Inc., North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Jugglers toss music into their comedy act 2000-03-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 30, 2000, p. B5 Performing arts, Flats and Accidentals, Flying Karamazov Brothers, Sharps, Centre East for the Performing Arts
West students reveal emotions, humor at first poetry 'slam 2000-01-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 20, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, Authors
Skokie/Lincolnwood arts thrive 1999-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 1999, p. B3 Lincolnwood, Performing arts, Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra, Devonshire Playhouse, Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra, Skokie, Skokie Art Guild, Centre East for the Performing Arts, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Art, Ballet Russe School
Smith, Litwin, Radmacher had hands in shaping Skokie 1999-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 1999, p. 5 Performing arts, Skokie - History, Skokie Public Library, Smith, Albert J., Radmacher, Mary, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Government - Skokie
Young performers 'Reach for the Sky 1999-08-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 12, 1999, p. B3 Akin, Anne-Marie, Performing arts, Hamada, George, Reach for the Sky, Chicago Youth Festival, Children, Soka Gakkai International
New festival showcases Asian-American performances 1999-07-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 29, 1999, Sec. 2, p. 1 Performing arts, H.T. Chen and Dancers, New World, New Art: The Asian Artist In America, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Multiculturalism
Fundraising falls short for arts center 1999-05-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 13, 1999, p. 3 Performing arts, Fundraising and fundraisers, Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra, Fritzshall, Robert, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Northlight Theater, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Northlight goes 'BoOom' : TeenStreet troupe comes to performing arts center 1998-11-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 5, 1998, p. B3 Performing arts, Plays, BoOom, TeenStreet Theater, Northlight Theater
Success crowns Ars Viva party 1998-10-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 29, 1998, p. D11 Performing arts, Ars Viva!, Fundraising and fundraisers, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Curtain up : New artistic director steers theater troupe 1998-09-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 10, 1998, p. B4 Performing arts, Employees, Jones, B.J., Northlight Theater
25 years of Theatre 219 : Community theater group celebrates its silver anniversary 1998-07-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 23, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 1 Johnson, Robert, Lampert, Marla, Performing arts, Stone, Gail, Theatre 219, Hello Dolly, Anniversaries and birthdays, Winkler, Frank
Centre cuts acts, gets loan 1998-05-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 7, 1998, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
A new year for Chicago Asians in the arts 1998-01-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 29, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 1 Tom, Nancy, Performing arts, Chicago Cultural Center, Center for Asian Arts and Media, Columbia College
Roping in an amazing show 1998-01-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 15, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Fisher, David, Kharina, Valerie, Kozak, Ray, Nestler, Peter, Dance, Rope: A New Twist, Pierce, Marissa, Crunningham, Trent, Birdsall, Frank
And that's the way it was : A look back at the year's events in Skokie 1998-01-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 1, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Schools, Crime and criminals, Business, Government - Skokie
She runs the show : Higgins takes helm at Skokie's performing arts center 1997-12-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 18, 1997, p. B3 Performing arts, Employees, Higgins, Ruth, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
New manager takes center stage at NSCPA 1997-11-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 20, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Employees, Professional Facilities Management Inc., Higgins, Ruth, Wahamaki, Kirk, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Send in the crowds : One year after its regaled opening, the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts looks to secure a sizable audience 1997-10-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 16, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Professional Facilities Management Inc., Barber, Michael, Wahamaki, Kirk, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Theater company finds a new home in Skokie 1997-03-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 13, 1997, Sec. 2, p. 1 Performing arts, Theaters, Vandenbroucke, Russell, Friedman, Richard, Northlight Theater, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Northlight sets opening 1997-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 1997, p. 4 Performing arts, Fundraising and fundraisers, Northlight Theater
Centre East gets loan : Strings attached 1997-02-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 6, 1997, p. 3 Performing arts, Economic Development Fund, North Shore Center Authority Board, Skokie Board of Trustees, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Agent may file suit over triple bill at Centre East 1997-01-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 9, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Performing arts, Drifters, The, Platters, The, Capital International Productions, Coasters, The, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Arts center opens at last 1997-01-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 2, 1997, p. 5 Performing arts, Theaters, Wisdom Bridge Theater, Northlight Theater, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Rice Foundation
And that's the way it was : A look back at the year's events in Skokie 1996-12-26 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 26, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Park District, Crime and criminals, TCI of Illinois, Cable television, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Kick-off toasts gala's success 1996-11-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 7, 1996, p. D8 Performing arts, Maggiano's, Prokos, John, Gorell, Jacqueline, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
North Shore Center opens 1996-10-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 1996, p. B5 Performing arts, Professional Facilities Management Inc., Centre East Inc., Friedman, Richard, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Wahamaki, Kirk, Northlight Theater, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Unfinished arts center opens doors Wednesday 1996-10-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 1996, p. 6 Performing arts, Professional Facilities Management Inc., North Shore Hilton, Centre East Inc., Northlight Theater, Gorell, Jacqueline, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Cornering the market on culture : Devonshire center will be unveiled this Sunday 1996-08-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 15, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Devonshire Cultural Center
North Shore Center update 1996-08-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 1, 1996, p. B3 Performing arts, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Arts center wins $1 million grant 1996-06-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 1996, p. 9 Performing arts, Grants, Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Grant gives boost to North Shore Centre 1996-06-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 20, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 5 Performing arts, Grants, Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Private firm considered to manage arts center 1996-06-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 1996, p. 3 Performing arts, Professional Facilities Management Inc., Employees, Rigoni, Al, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Hansen exits Skokie for post in Kansas 1996-05-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 16, 1996, p. 3 Performing arts, Employees, Hansen, Harold, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Harold Hansen takes final bow as NS Centre coordinator 1996-04-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 11, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 5 Performing arts, Employees, Hansen, Harold, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Center may open without a troupe 1996-02-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 29, 1996, p. 11 Performing arts, Wisdom Bridge Theater, Centre East Authority, Centre East Inc., Northlight Theater, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Plot thickens for new arts center : Northlight on way to North Shore? 1996-01-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 11, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Theaters, Novello, William, Wisdom Bridge Theater, Ortmann, Jeff, Northlight Theater, Hansen, Harold, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
New arts center is on schedule 1995-12-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 7, 1995, p. 17 Performing arts, North Shore Hilton, Equity Asset Management, Centre East Authority, Wisdom Bridge Theater, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Hansen, Harold, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Fall preview : A look ahead to what is happening this fall 1995-09-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 21, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board - Elections, Oakton Community College - Buildings, Sports
NJT curtain may still rise : Deal with JCC keeps group at Mayer Kaplan facility 1995-08-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 10, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Haimes, Dr. Harlan, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, National Jewish Theater (NJT), Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Sloan, Joyce
Storyteller's words, music 1995-06-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 1, 1995, p. B5 Performing arts, Music, Barnes & Noble, Bodkin, Odds
Skokie comedian charts ups, downs in 'Fall 1995-06-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 1, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 10 Performing arts, Fall From Precious, The, Malin, Rena
King of Comedy : Alan King rings down curtain on Centre East season 1995-05-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 25, 1995, p. B4 Performing arts, King, Alan, Centre East for the Performing Arts
National Jewish Theater to close 1995-03-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 30, 1995, p. B5 Witkovsky, Jerry, Performing arts, Padveen, Susan, Ginsberg, Jeff, National Jewish Theater (NJT), Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
Centre East seeking to reopen pact 1995-03-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 16, 1995, p. 5 Performing arts, Wisdom Bridge Theater, Gilson, Paul, Centre East Inc., North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Centre East faces costly decisions 1995-03-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 2, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Performing arts, Litwin, Sandy, Centre East for the Performing Arts, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
More village funding for arts center 1994-11-24 The village will add to its subsidy of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 24, 1994, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Arts center cost climbs; funds upped 1994-11-24 The village will add to its subsidy of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 24, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Arts center underway 1994-10-13 Construction of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts is underway. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 13, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Centre's lease extended 1994-08-04 Centre East will remain at Oakton Community College until 1996 when the new Centre East building will be finished. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 4, 1994, p. 3 Oakton Community College, Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East negotiates fresh lease 1994-07-28 Centre East received a lease extension from Oakton Community College. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 28, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oakton Community College, Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre lease delayed over operating fee 1994-07-21 Agreement has not been reached over the extension of the Centre East lease at Oakton Community College. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 21, 1994, p. 5 Oakton Community College, Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East may stay at Oakton until 1996 1994-07-07 Centre East may remain at Oakton Community College until April 1996. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 7, 1994, p. 3 Oakton Community College, Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
New arts center budget wins OK 1994-05-12 Skokie trustees approved the 1995 budget request from the Centre East Authority board Skokie Review, Thursday, May 12, 1994, p. 7 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Centre East Authority
Arts center gets funds from board 1994-05-12 Skokie trustees approved the 1995 budget request from the Centre East Authority board Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 12, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Centre East Authority
Centre East may go dark in 1995 1994-04-14 Due to construction, Centre East may face a 10 month gap in programming. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 14, 1994, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre confident on partner's finances 1994-01-13 Despite financial problems, Wisdom Bridge Theater will still be Centre East's resident company. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 13, 1994, p. 7 Performing arts, Wisdom Bridge Theater, Centre East for the Performing Arts
New Centre drawings get authority's nod 1993-09-16 The Centre East Authority Board has approved schematic designs for a new theater. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 16, 1993, p. 11 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Drawings begin on Centre East project 1993-08-19 The Centre East Authority has been revising architectural drawings of the new Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 9 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre site foes appeal to Oakton 1993-08-19 A citizens group has asked the Oakton Community College Board to get involved in plans to relocate Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 9 Oakton Community College, Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Litwin hit with gag order 1993-07-15 Centre East executive director Dorothy Litwin was ordered to be silent after some negative comments about property purchased for the new Centre East site. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East to buy Hilton Hotel site 1993-07-15 Centre East has agreed to purchase property just south of the North Shore Hilton. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 3 Performing arts, Real estate, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East OKs site near Hilton 1993-07-15 Centre East executive director Dorothy Litwin was ordered to be silent after some negative comments about property purchased for the new Centre East site. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Construction, Litwin, Dorothy
Centre East OKs site near Hilton 1993-07-15 Centre East has agreed to purchase property just south of the North Shore Hilton. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Real estate, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East site purchase at hand 1993-07-01 Those who oppose the planned Centre East site voiced their concerns at a recent Village Board meeting. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 1, 1993, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East wins $50,000 grant 1993-02-18 Centre East won a $50,000 grant from the Chicago Community Trust for the second year in a row. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 18, 1993, p. 8 Performing arts, Grants, Chicago Community Trust, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East names designer for project 1992-11-26 Graham Gund Architects has been named the designer of the new Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 26, 1992, p. 8 Performing arts, Construction, Graham Gund Architects, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Arts center architects aim to create 'presence 1992-11-26 Graham Gund Architects has been named the designer of the new Centre East. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 26, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Construction, Graham Gund Architects, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East, Skokie avert split 1992-06-04 The village board approved the latest construction proposal for the new Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 1992, p. 3 Performing arts, Skokie Board of Trustees, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East plan gets tentative OK 1992-06-04 The village board approved the latest construction proposal for the new Centre East. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 4, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Skokie Board of Trustees, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East project rises from the ashes 1992-05-28 A new proposal has restarted plans for a new Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 28, 1992, p. 3 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Rescue to help the show go on at Centre East 1992-05-28 A new proposal has restarted plans for a new Centre East Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 28, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Insiders differ on Centre East funds future 1992-05-14 Centre East's future is uncertain. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 14, 1992, p. 3 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre still breathing 1992-04-30 Even though the future of Centre East is in question, the 1993-94 season will go on as planned. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 30, 1992, p. 3 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East trying to avoid final curtain 1992-04-30 Even though the future of Centre East is in question, the 1993-94 season will go on as planned. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 30, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East project may die by summer 1992-04-23 The Centre East expansion may not continue due to lack of funding. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 23, 1992, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Curtain may fall on Centre East plans 1992-04-23 The Centre East expansion may not continue due to lack of funding. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 23, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East deal near? 1992-03-26 Two sites are being considered for the new Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 1992, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Budgeting for development 1992-02-27 A good portion of available economic development funds will be devoted to the construction of Centre East and the continued renovation of the downtown area. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 27, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 5 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Community development
Area turns spotlight on Centre funds 1992-02-20 Village residents question the advisability of spending millions on a new Centre East in the midst of a recession. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 20, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Centre East for the Performing Arts
More money asked for new Centre East 1991-12-19 The new Centre East will need at least another $5 million to complete the project. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 19, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Funds fall far short for new Centre East 1991-11-28 A consultant's report has confirmed that present funding for the new Centre East will fall far short of what is needed. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 28, 1991, p. 3 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Plan for new Centre East is downsized 1991-09-26 According to a new downscaled plan, the new Centre East theatre will seat between 1200 and 1500 people. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 26, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
New Centre East center : Less building for bucks 1991-08-08 Plans for the new Centre East Civic Center will have to be scaled back due to financial concerns. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 8, 1991, p. 3 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Centre East Civic Center, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Village increases art center funds 1991-05-30 The Village of Skokie will contribute up to $4.65 million toward a new Centre East for the Performing Arts. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 30, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Residents object to Centre East site 1991-05-02 Nearby residents object to the location near Old Orchard Shopping Center designated for a new Skokie Centre East. Their concerns include the potential for traffic congestion in the area. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 2, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Planning starts on new centre 1990-12-20 Members of the Centre East board and the Centre East Authority met to discuss how to start and maintain a new complex for the theatrical organization. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 20, 1990, p. 5 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East project coordinator named 1990-12-06 Skokie village officials appointed Harold C. Hansen as project coordinator to oversee the construction of a new Skokie/Centre East building. Hansen managed the Peoria Civic Center for nine years. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 6, 1990, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Municipal employees, Hansen, Harold
Briefs : Centre East 1990-07-19 In order to reflect the assistance provided to Centre East by the Village of Skokie the new name for the center will be Skokie/Centre East. Centre East's eleventh season opens September 16. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 1990, p. D9 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East to get $10 million for new home 1990-07-05 The Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs awarded a $10.2 million state grant to build a new theater complex near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 5, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Construction, Grants, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Illinois Department of Commerce and Community
Centre East grant award expected 1990-06-28 A $10.2 million state construction grant to Centre East for the Performing Arts in Skokie is expected to be announced next week. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 28, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Performing arts, Construction, Grants, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East awaits big money 1990-06-14 Centre East received a $500,000 grant from the state's Build Illinois project. Executive director Dorothy Litwin is also still interested in finding out whether Centre East will receive a $10.2 million grant to build a new complex on Skokie Boulevard. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 14, 1990, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Grants, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East hearing scheduled 1990-03-08 The State Department of Commerce and Community Affairs will conduct a public hearing on its proposed $10.2 million construction grant to Centre East for the Performing Arts. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 8, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Performing arts, State Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, Construction, Grants, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Officials downplay traffic woes by mall 1990-03-01 Spokesmen for the village and local businesses say that traffic tie-ups at the Skokie Boulevard-Golf Road intersection are not likely, even if Centre East and an expanded Old Orchard Shopping Center are located near the intersection. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 1990, p. 3 Performing arts, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie Boulevard, Traffic, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Business - Shopping centers, Golf Road
Is there a down side to Centre East move? 1990-02-22 There are some negative aspects of Centre East's proposed move to a site near Old Orchard Center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 22, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Village to pay for new Centre East site 1990-02-08 On February 5 the village board unanimously adopted a resolution calling for the village to spend up to $3 million to buy a 1.8 acre site for Centre East. The site is just south of the Hilton North Shore in Skokie (9599 N. Skokie Boulevard). Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 8, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East looking for new location 1990-02-01 Centre East for the Performing Arts, which is expecting $10.2 million in state construction grants, is seeking a new site in the village. The Centre East authority board is requesting help from the village in finding a new location. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 1, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East may have to move to get grant 1989-09-21 State authorities informed Dorothy Litwin, Executive Director of Centre East, that the Centre will need outright title to its space in the former Niles East High School in order to get the $10.2 million it needs for renovation. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 21, 1989, p. 3 Performing arts, Renovation and repair, Grants, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Niles East High School
Local arts groups get $178,000 in grants 1989-08-31 The Illinois Arts Council has awarded close to $30,000 to Skokie arts groups and area schools, including $23,490 to Centre East for general operating support in 1989-90 year. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 31, 1989, p. 4 Performing arts, Illinois Arts Council, Grants, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East funds on hold until OCC clarifies intentions 1989-08-31 Centre East has $10.2 million in state bond money but can not claim it unless Centre East gets a title or a lease from Oakton Community College. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 31, 1989, p. 3 Performing arts, Oakton Community College - Buildings, Grants, Centre East for the Performing Arts
No Title 1989-08-26 In an attempt to help Centre East win a $10.2 million renovation grant Oakton Community College officials met to discuss the performing art center's future at the college's Skokie campus. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, August 26, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 3 Oakton Community College, Performing arts, Grants, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East funding approved 1989-08-24 Governor James Thompson has signed legislation which will provide $10.2 million to upgrade Centre East for the Performing Arts. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 24, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 2 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Laws and regulations
No Title 1989-06-24 Dorothy Litwin helped found Centre East ten years ago and is now the Executive Director. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, June 24, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East makes first-time money plea 1989-04-13 For the first time in its nine-year history Centre East is asking more than 250 local businesses for money to help balance the theater organization's budget. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 13, 1989, p. 3 Performing arts, Theaters, Budget and expenditures, Fundraising and fundraisers, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Library: Pero Puppets perform 1988-08-18 Dragon Slew" will be performed by the Pero Puppets August 22 at Skokie Public Library. The show is part of the final celebration of "Devour a Book", this summer's youth reading program. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 18, 1988, p. 83 Performing arts, Pero Puppets, Dragon Slew, Devour A Book, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Library plans a celebration 1988-04-14 During National Library week April 17-23, SPL will celebrate 100 years of Skokie history. 'Acting UP!', a senior performance group, will highlight Skokie historical events. Cole Taylor Bank is sponsoring a reception after the performance. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 14, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 9 Performing arts, Skokie - History, Cole Taylor Bank, Acting Up!, Aged, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, National Library Week
Skokie native is flying high with Karamozovs 1987-03-12 Bridget Jennings has been managing the "Flying Karamozov Brothers" troupe for two years and will be with them at Centre East on March 19 for a staging of "Juggle and Hyde. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 12, 1987, p. D1 Jennings, Bridget, Performing arts, Flying Karamazov Brothers
News digest 1987-03-05 Centre East will receive a $19,500 grant from the Illinois Arts Council. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 5, 1987, p. 4 Performing arts, Illinois Arts Council, Grants, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East, sewer project gain $1/2 million 1986-07-10 Skokie was the recipient of two $500,000 grants from the Build Illinois program. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 10, 1986, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Performing arts, Build Illinois Program, Grants, Sewers and sewage disposal, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Russian Act spurs protest for Soviet Jews 1986-06-26 Approximately 50 people turned out to protest the treatment of Soviet Jews during a performance by Russian entertainers. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 26, 1986, p. 3 Performing arts, Protests, demonstrations, etc., Centre East for the Performing Arts
Funding cut is news to Centre East directors 1986-01-02 Centre East director Dorothy Litwin did not receive notification from the State of Illinois that the Centre's appropriation of $500,000 would be cut from the Build Illinois program Skokie Review, Thursday, January 2, 1986, p. 3 Performing arts, Build Illinois Program, Government - Illinois, Grants, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Hunter joins JCC's performing arts staff 1985-12-19 Diana Hunter, Skokie Public Library Board President, has joined the Bernard Horwich-Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center as subscription and group sales manager for Open Stage Theatre. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 19, 1985, p. 12 Performing arts, Open Stage Theatre, Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center, Hunter, Diana, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Centre East funding easily spent: Director 1985-07-18 Centre East has received a $500,000 "Build Illinois" grant from the state. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 1985, p. 8 Performing arts, Centre East Authority, Construction, Grants, Litwin, Dorothy
Funding $$ need not communicated: Greiman 1985-07-18 A lack of communication between Rep. Alan Greiman (D-1st) and the Skokie Village staff may be the reason that "Build Illinois" grant money has been awarded to Centre East and not to the $32.5 million village flood control project. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 1985, p. 3 Flood control, Performing arts, Greiman, Alan, Centre East Authority, Grants
Centre East needs money to prepare money request 1985-04-11 An application to make the Centre East Authority eligible for state funding may cost as much as $48,000 to complete. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 11, 1985, p. 6 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Centre East Authority, Litwin, Dorothy
Appointments line up for Centre East 1984-11-25 Local governments have made their appointments to the administrative board of the newly created Centre East Authority. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, November 25, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 2 Performing arts, Centre East Authority
Centre East board named 1984-11-08 Local governments have made their appointments to the administrative board of the newly created Centre East Authority. The Skokie Village Board appointed Dorothy Litwin, Robert Lettas and Walter Adreani. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 8, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 7 Performing arts, Lettas, Robert, Centre East Authority, Adreani, Walter, Litwin, Dorothy
Centre Eat bill signed 1984-09-20 A bill signed by Governor James Thompson will allow the creation of the Centre East Authority of Niles Township. Centre East will then be eligible for state matching funds. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 20, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Centre East Authority, Laws and regulations
Centre East gets funding 1984-07-12 State Representative Alan Greiman (D-1st) has announced that House Bill 2732 has passed. This bill creates the Centre East Authority and will make Centre East eligible for grant money. The News, Thursday, July 12, 1984, p. 3 Performing arts, Centre East Authority, Laws and regulations
Centre East may get state funds 1984-03-01 A bill has been introduced that would make Centre East an authority serving all Niles Township communities. It would then be eligible for state funds. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 1, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Greiman, Alan, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Laws and regulations
Cable grant 1984-01-26 Group W. Cable made a $25,000 payment to Centre East for the purpose of developing performing arts to be cablecast on the system. The News, Thursday, January 26, 1984, p. 6 Performing arts, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Group W Cable, Cable television
Centre East announces 82-83 season shows 1982-09-23 Centre East has announced its third season program. Programs are presented by Centre East and the Skokie Fine Arts Commission. The News, Thursday, September 23, 1982, p. 8 Performing arts, Skokie Fine Arts Commission, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Centre East to take center stage 1981-09-13 Centre East is presenting a number of programs this season. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 13, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Centre East Inc.
Skokie trustees give Centre East big bucks 1981-06-18 Centre East, Orchard Village and the Orchard Mental Health Center of Niles Township received over $88,000 in funds from the Skokie Board of Trustees. The News, Thursday, June 18, 1981, p. 3 Performing arts, Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Orchard Village, Centre East Inc., Orchard Mental Health Center, Social agencies