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Monday, April 19 at 1:30pm CST
American history comes to life with dramatist RJ Lindsey. Through extensive research, meticulous attention to detail, documented speeches, letters and anecdotes, a vivid living portrait of Franklin emerges. Thirty-five years of experience as a researcher, writer and actor have contributed to the success of Lindsey’s Living History Programs, which have been seen from Jerusalem to London to the Democratic National Convention.

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Wednesday, April 21 at 7:00pm CST
Natasha Stojanovska is a concert pianist and composer from Macedonia. She is currently working on her Debut Album on eastern European Women Composers inspired by Macedonian Folklore. She delivers dazzling performances captivating the hearts of thousands of audiences across the United States. Her impeccable technique, deep expression, clarity of projection, and innovative interpretations have stunned audiences around the world.
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Monday, April 26 at 1:30pm CST
Franklin Stevenson, film instructor and enthusiast, will take a look at one of the most beloved films of all time: Casablanca (1942) and will examine the cinematic elements that combine to make it a classic. He will also share some interesting and surprising behind-the-scenes information. Did you know that Rick was originally a lawyer and Sam played the drums?
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Monday, May 3 at 1:30pm CST
With the history of the classical marimba ensemble going back 80 years in the Midwest, HME draws from their tradition, as well as the Central American and African roots of the earliest marimbas, to bring a diverse musical performance. New arrangements by composers such as Liszt and Gottschalk, along with a sampling of modern marimba repertoire, create a captivating and memorable concert.

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The next Woody's Take Home will be offered for pick up on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Deadline to order is Friday, April 16 at 5pm. Thank you!

Soup (pint) $7 each – Spring Minestrone with chickpeas, artichokes, potato and asparagus 
Pasta dish (feeds 2) $14 each – Penne with fresh herbs, lemon zest and parmesan 
Entrée (feeds 1) $15 each – Baked salmon in curried coconut with green beans and basmati rice 
Dessert (feeds 1) $7 each – Rhubarb galette from Aya Pastry in Chicago 

You can either order all four items together for $39 or individual items.  

Payment must be made over the phone with a credit card (708-386-2729 x 3 with Erin) or you can mail a check made out to NCCA to 178 Forest Ave, Oak Park, IL 60301. You cannot pay onsite when you pick up your food.

  • You will be able to pick up your meal between 11:00am-12:30pm on Wednesday, April 21 only.
  • Please pull into the circle drive when you arrive. Erin will bring your meal to your car. When she comes out, please pop your trunk so she can place the food inside.
  • If you are picking up food for a friend, please let Erin know prior to Wednesday so she can have all of the correct food ready.

  Please email Erin Payton at [email protected] or call 708-386-2729 x 3 with your order or with questions.