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32 | April 12, 2018 | The Northbrook tower Puzzles northbrooktower.com 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. Adams of “American Hustle” 4. Person referred to 8. Year in Nero’s reign 11. Feudal estate 13. The king of France 14. River to the Rhine 15. Ivan and Nicholas title 16. Still speaking out 18. Relax 20. Sister city of Highland Park in Italy 21. Out of date 23. Nasdaq rival 24. Highland Park house used in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” 28. Prefix indicating wrong action 30. Freeze over 31. Precisely 33. Actor Lowe 36. All __ Jazz 37. 1974 title role for Dustin Hoffman 38. Skating medalist Lipinski 39. Costa del __ 40. Mideast hot spot 41. Acknowledged 42. Venture capitalists, abbr. 43. Luau instrument 45. ____ Nicole Smith 48. Comics cry 49. “Diary” singer, first name 51. Gossipy 55. “Of course” 59. Cole ____ shoes 61. Table scraps 62. Oscar de la ___ 63. First word of “The Raven” 64. A filthy place 65. Palm reader, e.g. 66. Barely get, with “out” Down 1. To the stern 2. Catchall abbr. 3. One third of a Fab Four refrain 4. Rep.’s colleague 5. Stumbling expressions 6. French for law 7. Membrane, for example 8. Spikes 9. “Flashdance” singer Cara 10. Hindu sacred texts 12. End of the week 13. Calms 14. Griffith or Rooney 17. Ages 19. Aerobatic manoeuvre 22. Checks 24. Morsels 25. Sonic comeback 26. Oscar winner for “Hud” 27. Daily grind 28. Failed in terms of achieving an ambition 29. Fluid finish 32. Bob Dylan’s “___ Night Like This” 33. Assess 34. Hurler Hershiser 35. Wished 37. Driver’s need, for short 38. ___ death do us part.... 41. Oblong veggie 42. Narcissistic 44. Nairobi’s land 45. Sharp 46. Neat 47. Naval investigation show 49. Uproars 50. They’re sometimes put on 52. Personal question 53. Healthy in mind 54. Talk, talk, talk 56. Simple shirt 57. Compass direction 58. Paper tray size, abbr. 60. Abigail Adams, __ Smith Let’s see what’s on Tune in all month in April to Northbrook Community Television, cable Channel 17 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cemetery Walk - A walk through Northbrook’s history, presented by the Northbrook Historical Society 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. American Legion Documentary- Featuring Northbrook Veterans 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. North Shore Senior Center “Mostly Classical Piano” - Julian Dawson Retired Professor of Music from Northwestern University performs. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Earth and Arbor Day 2016- Highlights of the Annual Celebration. 11:30 a.m., 7:30 and 11:30 p.m. A Look Back - Little Louie’s- A little history about one of Northbrook’s iconic businesses. Noon, 8 p.m. and 12 a.m. Edens Theater- The Life of a Beautiful Bird. A documentary about the former theater. 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. Parent University – Lauren Bondy, MSW and Karen Jacobson, MA, LCPC, LMFT “Top Tips for Quibbling Sibs” – A must for all parents. 10 p.m. Northbrook - An American Tapestry- Northbrook’s history from Shermerville to now. 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

northbrooktower.com LIFE & ARTS the northbrook tower | April 12, 2018 | 33 ‘Doo-Wop Red Riding Hood’ a joyful experience for actors Sarah Haider Freelance Reporter Bright Star Theatre Company set the stage for everyone to shine at its recent production of “Doo- Wop Red Riding Hood.” The musical featured 12 actors with special needs from Glenview, Northbrook, Deerfield, Glencoe and Highland Park paired with 12 companions in two performances Saturday-Sunday, April 7-8, at Northbrook Theatre. The theater company, in permanent partnership with the Northbrook Park District, is one of the many subsets of the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association, an organization that provides year-round recreation programs and services for North Shore children, teens and adults with disabilities. “This is really an important program here that a lot of people don’t know about,” Director Julie Gibson Lay said. “Everybody deserves a chance to be seen by the world ... in a way that they feel they belong and show what they are capable of, rather than always being defined by what other people see them as.” Gibson, in her fourth year with the program, chose “Doo-Wop Red The cast performs a song. Riding Hood” for the yearly production due to its catchy music and high energy. She described the show as a roller coaster of fun. For Gibson, her main goal as director was creating a way for the 12 special-needs participants and their companions to explore the benefits of theater and have a “joyful” time doing it. “When you are doing music and doing a show, you aren’t thinking about ... anything that bothers you,” Gibson said. “You enter a state of flow and are mindful of being there in the moment. ... I don’t think our [cast] is offered that gift often enough, and when they are experiencing flow and mindfulness, their disabilities fall away and they feel confident.” The musical followed the journey of Little Red, Big Green and Medium THE SPRING Purple Riding Hood in their search for love. Fullcast musical and dance numbers outlined the comically troublesome plight of the three sisters, including an improvised song Please see Play, 35 CARPET SALE Lowest Prices of the Season Now Through June 4th SELECT TUFTEX STYLES ON SALE NOW THROUGH APRIL 30 TH Featuring True Event by Tuftex Rachel Bernstein (left), of Northbrook, joins Glenview resident Lisa Krupinski and Director Julie Gibson Lay, of Northbrook, while rehearsing a scene for”Doo-Wop Red Riding Hood.” Photos by Sarah Haider/22nd Century Media 1840 Skokie Boulevard Northbrook, IL 60062 847.835.2400 www.lewisfloorandhome.com You make it home, we make it beautiful.

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