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Guide To Costume Creating For Kids

Creative and imaginative play often comes naturally from the ever-learning-and-exploring minds of children, so there’s oftentimes no need to spend a whole lot of money on costumes or accessories. Here’s a simple guide to gathering resources for a costume and scene-setting trunk that will keep your little ones’ play time running wild even if there’s a return to indoor play with Chicago weather featuring characteristic all-day rains that are typical for our Midwestern spring.

04/04/2012

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Halloween Pro-Tips

I can’t believe it’s Halloween weekend and you haven’t prepared. Not one bit. What, my friend, is wrong with you? Okay, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. We’ve got all the Halloween info you need right here…

10/28/2011

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Family Fun Guide To Halloween Events

What kid doesn’t love Halloween? In Chicago, Halloween is not one day, but more like a whole month. There is no shortage of events and activities to do with your family…

10/28/2011

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The Halloween Costume That Could…

Scrambling to find a last-minute costume for that Halloween party? Here are a few costumes that you probably can put together from stuff you already have.

10/27/2011

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Guide To Trick-or-Treating With Kids

Halloween with preschoolers and toddlers requires more than just planning cute costumes and cute picture opportunities beyond posing next to the bare Chicago trees. Here’s a guide to celebrating Halloween with the super-cute littlest monsters in your life:

10/20/2011

"Follies" at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.

Made In Chicago: Costume Designer Virgil Johnson

For more than four decades, Virgil C. Johnson has been dressing the actors and actresses who grace Chicago’s stages.

WBBM Newsradio–10/17/2011