Dan Drew (middle), of Orland Park, speaks with Marine Corps veteran James Poggi (left) and golf buddy Jim Tomczak Aug. 18 during the annual Chicago Soldiers golf outing at The Meadows in Blue Island. MARY COMPTON/22ND CENTURY MEDIA 11265 W 159th St. • ORLAND PARK • 708.226.0042 *Select products, Excludes alcohol. Not valid with any other see store for details. coupons, specials or offers. With coupon Expires 9/30/18 only. Expires 9/30/18 A ,LLC ® PUBLICATION 11265 W 159th St. • ORLAND PARK • 708.226.0042 Excludes alcohol. Not valid with any other coupons, specials or offers. With coupon only. Expires 9/30/18 As Sandburg student Reem Dahdal (left) observes, members of the Sandburg Class of 1982 (left to right) Becky Heim, of Orland Park; Terry Torbik-Sullivan, of Palos Heights; and Beth Swanson Verdun, of Homer Glen; present furniture to the Steaming Eagle Café Sept. 11 during a grand opening/ribbon cutting event at the school. 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To meet U.S. Postal regulations and ensure we get your news to you quickly and consistently, we’re asking all residents to fill out the form to the right and send it back to us using one of the methods below: ONLINE Or scan with your phone to access the online form now! NAME ADDRESS CITY/ZIP PHONE (optional) EMAIL SIGNATURE LOCAL NEWS COMING. GO TO: OPPrairie.com/delivery MAIL Circulation Manager 11516 W. 183rd Place, Unit SW, #3 Orland Park, IL 60467 DATE FAX ATTN: Circulation Manager 708.326.9179 YES, please continue to send me a FREE copy of The Orland Park Prairie each week in the mail! This information will be kept private. Orland Park Theatre Troupe to present ‘High School Musical’ April 26-28 Submitted by Village of Orland Park The 2006 Disney film favorite, “High School Musical,” is coming to the Orland Park stage. The Orland Park Theatre Troupe is to perform the show April 26-28 at the Sandburg High School Performing Arts Center. Patricia Domico, of Orland Park, is one of the two adults in the show and portrays Ms. Darbus, the high school drama teacher. Kaitlyn Samawi, of Orland Park, portrays Gabriella Montez. Orland Park’s Allison Boertlein plays Taylor McKessie. artist From Page 17 “Sometimes, we talk about politics and it’s OK. That’s neat. There’s a genuine safety there, with the differences. You don’t have to be afraid to express what you feel. It may be different, but there’s a respect and a warmth and I think a lot of love.” Flanagan, a “split-personality artist” who creates both representational and experimental works, added, “We’re very different, even in our expression of art from photo realism to abstract non-representational. From a technical standpoint, we share what Orland Park residents appearing in the show include Katie Rose Ahmer, Venessa Annel, Allison Boertlein, Elizabeth Boertlein, Megan Boertlein, Samantha Boertlein, Sarah Boertlein, Jack Boldelon, Katie Boldelon, Rose Cosme, Tina Cucci- Fisher, Brady Dahl, Aeris Danet, Patricia Domico, Aaliyah Eazell, Nathan Epperson, Jack Ford, Alexandra Gilman, Katherine Nora Kanagy, Lucas Kratz, Amanda Malone, Alexis Maria Marascio, Gianna Isabella Marascio, Louie Marasco, Kyle Patrick Matchen, Cassidy McKibben, Ella O’Brochta, Jacob Sexton, we’ve learned from different avenues. If we’ve gone to a course or know about a sale or a new technique, we’re always bouncing those ideas off of each other.” Walking through the second floor gallery, patrons can appreciate the vast range of styles represented by the members of Art Connections. Morton Hernandez’s hyper-realistic portraits hang just feet from the abstract, fluid pieces of Bieniek, creating a striking visual contrast. Plettau, an Orland Park resident, started as a pastel artist before developing a love of collage, which is her present medium PLACE YOUR AD HERE. CALL TODAY! 708.326.9170 22ndcenturymedia.com Abigail Sims, Anna Sintic, Laina Smith, James Sullivan, Aileen Tunney, Naomi Turk, Lucas Vajarsky, William Vajarsky, Madeline Zenner and Brendan Patrick Zielinski. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Sandburg’s Performing Arts Center. Reserved seat tickets are on sale now at the village’s Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St. and online at https://bit.ly/2V314Ex. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students, and $14 for children ages 12 and younger. For more information, call (708) 403-5000. of choice, to create landscapes, cityscapes and even moonscapes. “I use all sorts of papers — some that I find at local places like Hobby Lobby and some that I doctor up myself with watercolors, stamping and other means,” Plettau said. “The more variety and the more different kinds of papers I can find the better. Orland Park Public Library Outreach Assistant Katie Mitchel noted how the Art Connections exhibit offers patrons a compelling experience. “Seeing the eclectic nature of everybody’s work is really great,” Mitchel said.
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