The GSU Center for Performing Arts bring two classic Christmas stories to the South Suburbs.
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Friday, November 23, 2012
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
There will be two shows on Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
The Sugar Plum Fairy. A dashing Prince. Swirling snowflakes and twirling candy canes. A child’s Nutcracker who comes to life in a night of holiday marvels. All these beloved characters are coming to the Governors State University Center for Performing Arts as Salt Creek Ballet’s critically-acclaimed production of The Nutcracker returns for two performances on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1 and 5 p.m. Salt Creek Ballet brings its magnificent sets, costumes and talented cast of more than 75 dancers from throughout the Chicago area. The production also features guest soloists, Ilya Kozadayez and Emily Bowen, from Houston Ballet. Special holiday concessions and photos with Santa Claus are available for purchase throughout the afternoon. Theater-goers …
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Governors State brings veterans from all over the Chicago area to the Southland to get a business-minded pep talk, counseling & a dogtag zipdrive.
Military veterans and active members converged at Governors State University in University Park Wednesday for a entrepreneurial boot camp aimed at sharpening their business skills in a tough economy. Upon "reporting for duty" at the registration desk, vets got a folder of information from sponsor Centerpoint of GSU, as well as a dogtag-styled flashdrive for the business mission ahead. Over the course of the day, they shared their hopes for achieving the American dream of owning their own business with peers and counselors. Here are some of their stories. Rorik Wallace Larson, Orland Park An army veteran, Wallace said he attended the business boot camp seeking more insight into internet strategies for his business Essential Financial …
Friday, December 17, 2010
Holiday theater, bees and gingerbread.
The Fantastic Toy Shoppe The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park, proudly presents professional touring children's theater company The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's "The Fantastic Toy Shoppe," a new heart-warming musical that will surely become a holiday classic. This delightful show is part of The Center's "Especially for Kids" series, and provides an enjoyable afternoon of entertainment appropriate for families with children ages 5-11. "The Fantastic Toy Shoppe" features a script with lovable characters portrayed by an ensemble of live actors and memorable music. Experience the hustle and bustle of the holiday season as the owners of a small toy shop struggle to make ends…