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H-F High groundbreaking sets stage for arts additions

More than 100 students and residents gathered Thursday, Aug. 1, for a celebration and groundbreaking for the new fine arts additions at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

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New arts organization’s gallery opens Thursday

The Homewood Arts Council is planning the Thursday grand opening of its art gallery at 2023 Ridge Road from 6 to 10 p.m. For local art lovers, it will be a prelude to Homewood’s Artisan Street Fair, which begins on Friday. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital[Read More…]

H-F reduces arts center costs as it re-bids project

The District 233 Finance Committee and Homewood-Flossmoor High School administrators hope a list of cuts to the proposed arts center wing will bring costs within an acceptable range. Two new spaces will be built onto the South Building and interior spaces will be remodeled for the new MVP (Music, Visual and[Read More…]

Bids for H-F High arts addition come in high

The District 233 Finance Committee got unwelcome news Wednesday when Ed Wright of DLA Architects told them bids for work on the proposed Performing Arts Center came in more than $4 million over what is budgeted. The school district has a plan to build new spaces at Homewood-Flossmoor High School for[Read More…]

School board allocates funds for fine arts wing at H-F High

The District 233 school board took its first official step for constructing a fine arts wing at Homewood-Flossmoor High School by transferring $12.5 million into the capital projects fund. The vote at the Oct. 16 meeting was 7-0. The board has been examining architectural plans for a year. This was the[Read More…]

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Homewood Science Center presents documentaries by Colton, D’Astici on Wednesday

Homewood Science Center’s “HF Women in Documentary Filmmaking” program on Wednesday, June 20, will premier Eliana D’Astici’s documentary film, “March through Generations,” a look at three generations and their stand on women’s issues. The film’s title describes not only the story she tells, but how the Homewood-Flossmoor High School student’s film[Read More…]

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GSU Dance Company Brings the Big Screen to Life

Governors State University students will present their annual dance festival at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8, with performances inspired by the big screen. The performance will be at the Center for Performing Arts at GSU.  The program, “Dance to the Movies,” is directed by Megan Lindsay who also choreographed the[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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