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18 | November 9, 2017 | The highland park landmark PUZZLES north shore puzzler CROSSWORD & Sudoku Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Highwood, Northbrook, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff Crossword by Myles Mellor and Cindy LaFleur Across 1. ‘’A Midsummer Night’s Dream’’ disguise 4. Make fun of 8. Highland Park theater 14. Propel a boat 15. Hip bones 16. In familiar territory 17. It’s next to nothing 18. Big hunk of meat, e.g. 19. Immediate 20. Highland Park’s sister city in Italy 22. Nobel Institute’s site 24. Match venue 25. Cell phone noise 26. Rainbow’s shape 29. Nightly visitor of folklore 32. You won’t find one in a restaurant any more 34. Give out 36. State flower of New Mexico 37. Lingering trace 41. Batter’s position 44. Specified time 45. Hits the brakes 47. __ and void 49. Confines 52. Old German coin 57. Tokyo token 58. Astronaut’s insignia 60. Place to sweat in 61. Study for finals 62. Fools, with out 63. Stretch tight 67. Mark’s replacement 69. “Well ___-di-dah . . .” 70. Soothe 71. Fiber source 72. Compass reading 73. Intro 74. Sandwich crawlers 75. Tags Down 1. Perfumes 2. State south of Arizona 3. Largest country in Western Europe 4. Call a koala an elk, e.g. 5. Pot over a fire 6. Intell group 7. Grill grub 8. Some hardwood trees 9. Any weakening or degeneration 10. Frat letter 11. Jones or Sawyer 12. Mischievous one 13. Post-tax amount 21. Ultimate 23. “The Perfect Storm” setting, with “the” 26. Crafty 27. Indy 500 28. Shade of blue 30. Electrical power measurement 31. Common soccer score 33. King in a Steve Martin song 35. Color 37. Notice 38. Board game 39. Rhino feature 40. Harry Potter’s mailman 42. Head of a steam hammer 43. Workshop sprite 46. Wholehearted 48. Instructions 50. Income producer 51. Nation 53. Aye’s opposite 54. Cores 55. Under control 56. Big cuts 59. Amorphous creature 62. Rear end, in a fall 63. Chinese philosophy 64. Egyptian snake 65. Consumption 66. Large barrel 68. Expensive vase HIGHLAND PARK The Panda Bar (596 Elm Place, (847) 433-0589) ■Every ■ Friday: Live Music HIGHWOOD 210 (210 Green Bay Road, (847) 433-0304) ■7 ■ p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9: Big Time Wookie ■8:30 ■ p.m. Friday, Nov. 10: Big Suit — A tribute to Talking Heads ■8 ■ p.m. Friday, Nov. 11: The Business Toadstool Pub (327 Waukegan Ave. (847) 748-8658) ■8:30 ■ p.m. Friday, Nov. 17: Rosie & The Rivets Buffo’s (431 Sheridan Road, (847) 432-0301) ■7 ■ p.m. every Monday: Trivia LAKE BLUFF Lake Bluff Brewing Company (16 E. Scranton Ave. (224) 544-5179) ■6 ■ p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9: Live music in the taproom — Kevink Davidson ■6 ■ p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11: Opening Reception — Tyler Krasowski WINNETKA Good Grapes (821 Chestnut Court, (847) 242-9800) ■Every ■ Saturday: 50 percent off a glass of wine with glass of wine at regular price and same day Writers Theatre Saturday matinee tickets NORTHBROOK Pinstripes (1150 Willow Road, (847) 480-2323) ■From ■ open until close all week: bowling and bocce To place an event in The Scene, email answers How to play Sudoku Each Sudoku puzzle consists of a 9x9 grid that has been subdivided into nine smaller grids of 3x3 squares. To solve the puzzle each row, column and box must contain each of the numbers 1 to 9. LEVEL: Medium Crossword by Myles Mellor and Susan Flanagan life & arts the highland park landmark | November 9, 2017 | 19 Highland Park Strings draws a crowd Hilary Anderson Freelance Reporter The rain came but so did the classical music lovers. It was a full house regardless of weather for the opening concert of the Highland Park Strings 39th season at Highland Park High School auditorium Oct. 22. The free concert was the first of three for Highland Park residents, families, friends and neighbors. “What a crowd,” laughed Larry Block as he welcomed the audience. Block, a cellist and retired lawyer, is the Highland Park Strings’ founder and general manager, a title he still holds. Block also serves as the master of ceremonies and sometimes performs with the orchestra. “Eight hundred people here today, the most ever,” he quipped. “Let’s make it 900 at the next concert.” Robert G. Hasty is the recently named principal conductor of the Highland Park Strings. He is the third person to hold the title. Hasty also is the music director of the Kenosha Symphony, the conductor of the Chamber Orchestra and the Philharmonia at Northwestern University where he also serves as the associate director of Orchestras. Each concert this season will feature guest performers who have a relative in common. Pianist Mikhail Yanovitsky and soprano Galina Sakhnovskaya, a married couple, performed at the afternoon concert. Some families took advantage of the pre-concert Need more? A Gala Benefit, sponsored by the Negaunee Foundation, will be held Feb. 11, 2018 at Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall. For more information about the Highland Park Strings, its future concerts or the Gala Benefit visit conversation, “The Art of Listening to Today’s concert,” presented by Stephanie Ettelson. An ensemble was first. Eight cellists, including Block, played Bachianas’ “Brasileiras No. 5” for soprano and “8 Cellos” by Villa Lobos while Galina Sakhnovskaya sang [aria] “Cantilena.” Next, pianist Mikhail Yanovitsky played Beethoven’s “Emperor- Concerto No. 5 in E Flat, Op.73,” accompanied by the orchestra. “You can almost imagine an emperor making a grand entrance into a ballroom,” said a parent sitting in a back row who was explaining the concert to the young person sitting next to him. “In the second movement, imagine all the guests dancing.” The audience showed their appreciation [of musical performances] with their standing ovation and loud and long applause. Yanovitsky and Sakhnovskaya took two separate bows and did an encore in response. Sakhnovskaya then sang Musetto Waltz from LaBoheme. Audience members talked enthusiastically during the intermission about what they had seen and heard during the first Mikhail Yanovitsky (left) and his wife, soprano Galina Sakhnovskaya, stand on either side of the piano after a performance at Highland Park High School Oct. 30. Photo submitted half of the concert. One of them was Christina Safronova, 6, who came with her mother Ellie Safronova and friend Dmitriy Khazak. “I liked the violins the best,” Safronova said. “But I play the piano.” “This is the first time we have come to this concert,” Khazak said. “We will have to find out when the next one is.” The second half of the concert was Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 1 in C Major.” “The music was fantastic,” attendee Ava Berry said. “It was heavenly. The arias were phenomenal. It reminded me of my aunt, Sarah Bard, with whom I lived. She was a concert violinist. I went to all of her rehearsals and concerts. I needed this in my life today and am glad I came to listen.” “The violins were outstanding,” added Carley Senescu, a Highland Park High School graduate from the Class of 2000. “I was just coming home.” The Highland Park Strings started as a group of musicians who played community concerts. It now is a full symphony orchestra but the original name remains. The Park District of Highland Park first gave Block and his group of musicians a room in which to practice. “The Park District of Highland Park has been our principal sponsor ever since and provided the funds for us to continue all these years,” Block said. “We are so grateful for their generosity.” Future Highland Park Strings concerts will be held the Highland Park High School auditorium at 3 p.m. on both Dec. 10 and May 20, 2018. REMODELING WE SHOW UP ON TIME & NAIL IT SAVE $200 OFF FIRST PROJECT MENTION AD (847) 768-6000 LENROOFING.COM