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Please people wear your mask this virus does not care where you live or who you vote for it effects all people of every walk of life .

|Local News Tip|

Join in the Spirit of the Season with Chicago Sinfonietta's Presentation of "Twas the Night Before Christmas"

Chicago, IL - Continuing it’s 2020-21 season theme of storytelling, Chicago Sinfonietta invites everyone to get into the spirit of the holiday season with a Sinfonietta virtual premiere - a video performance of the popular poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore.

The family-friendly video presentation of the world-beloved tale continues the time-honored tradition of reading the poem, but with a Sinfonietta twist.

Twas the Night Before Christmas” is available to watch on any of Chicago Sinfonietta’s social media channels – facebook, twitter or youtube. Youtube link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LgrrLMoyWo&t=2s.

Note: Due to COVID-19 no reindeer were asked to travel to Chicago from the North Pole for this video. Santa and his reindeer have been granted special global travel exemption and will be making their traditional rounds worldwide on December 25th. Reading approved by Elves Union North Pole 1.

To learn more about Chicago Sinfonietta's upcoming performances, visit chicagosinfonietta.org


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Top-selling fine-art photographer and conservationist David Yarrow this week launched the premiere of his newest works, "On The Road Again," at Hilton | Asmus Contemporary Gallery in Chicago's River North neighborhood. One of the world’s best selling fine-art photographers, Yarrow is known for his bold methods of capturing wildlife images up close and personal. He is also a conservationist, with Yarrow's art helping to raise over $6 million dollars for charitable and philanthropic causes since 2018. His photos consistently sell above estimates at Sotheby’s and other top auction houses and regularly sell anywhere from $50,000 into the six figure range, depending on the size. Yarrow is widely regarded as a Blue Chip artist.

The premiere of Yarrow's newest works takes place this week at Hilton | Asmus Contemporary Gallery in Chicago, with private viewings and events available by appointment. Yarrow’s latest works from 2020 are available to explore virtually via an online 360-degree 3-D gallery, including his brand-new series of black and white Western style photographs with iconic supermodels Cindy Crawford and Cara Delevingne alongside rare wolf-life Tamaskan dogs, recently shot in western Montana.

The artist is available for book signings by appointment from Friday, December 4, through Sunday, December 6, with options to schedule private viewings by appointment. Precautions around COVID-19 will be required for all participants. Please visit https://www.hilton-asmus.com/ to view and learn more about Yarrow's works and request an appointment.

Top-selling fine-art photographer and conservationist David...
|Local Opinion|

I don't know about you but when the leaves start to change my entire life starts to get a little bit better. This is because I love cooler weather and enjoy being outside without sweating. It is a time for hiking and for hanging out with the family by campfires. I truly enjoy the fall and winter months and another great part of it is not having to really try hard to dress up with my stoma. The fact is that I have a stoma and indeed I do carry around an ostomy bag all year long. This is normally not a bad thing, but it does take a little fashion work during the summer months to not stick out and I have to keep up with fashion and trends for my work and that means that I have to follow lots of social media with people with stomas to know what I can and cannot due this year. So having winter come certainly makes getting dressed for work so much easier.

The main reason for this is because most winter clothing is larger and a little looser than summer or spring clothing. The majority of people are wearing sweaters or hoodies all day long. The best part of this for me is that I don't have to do the extra belt and ostomy bag setups that I normally do. I usually have a nice belted ostomy bag that I use an elastic belt that goes around my abs. This is not a painful thing nor is it hard, but it is extra work in the morning, and because I may be a little bit lazy every single bit of time helps. So I am able to simply put a normal stoma setup on and pull over a nice sweater and enjoy my day. Now I will say that I still do keep up with my fashion information because I am not a super in the know person. I need help looking like I belong in my industry because I don't get fashion right off the bat. Usually, I get half of it right and the other half totally wrong. Which means that I need constant help.

How do I keep my stoma fairly hidden at work and look good at the same time? Well, I look online. But know that I am not hiding my stoma because it embarrasses me. I simply like to look good and avoid extra conversations that simply bore me. I don't care to talk about stomas all day long and most people don't either. So by eliminating that whole area of conversation I am saving so many people the pain of having to go through it and the main one is me. So just know I don't hate or dislike the fact that my stoma is on me or that it saved my life. I simply am trying to live a normal life and no it is not normal to talk about stomas with everyone who notices it on your waste.

So that is why I keep up with many social media stars who have stomas as well. I like to see what they are doing and how they are dressing. It is a great way to learn how to do knew things and also get some tips on gear and Ideas for vacations.

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If you're looking for a high school, check out GCE Lab School.

Honestly, everyone should learn this way - by taking classroom material and applying it to real-world experiences. GCE's project-based learning model has a vein of social consciousness running deep through the heart of the curriculum. The school is not only dedicated to educating and enriching minds, it is committed to promoting creativity, exemplifying compassion, encouraging independence, and raising awareness. The diverse atmosphere is accepting and lends itself to varying viewpoints and classroom discussions.

After meticulously researching almost every high school in the Chicagoland area, we stopped looking after we found GCE Lab School.

If you're looking for a high school, check out GCE Lab...
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We are now accepting applications for our Spring 2021 training cycle, which will begin on March 1, 2021.

Please spread this news to anyone you know who may be interested!

Click on the link below for more information and to start the application process for this life-changing opportunity:

https://www.icstars.org/apply

We are now accepting applications for our Spring 2021 training...
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This is my nephew Joshua Brinkerhoff, he ran away from home in Roseville California. Our hearts are aching so please if you see him call +1 (435)-609-6992 or +1 (435) 609-3802. He took his guitar and most likely will be carrying it around. He is 16 and we think he is wearing a pit of jeans with a grey hoodie possibly has on or is carrying a green jacket with a hood and arms that are grey. He has red and white vans on that you can’t miss because he wears a size 15. He is about 6’2 and skinny with brown shaggy ear length hair. He has his guitar in a carry case, backpack and a skate board. He also maybe be wearing a grey beanie or a black spitfire hat.

This is my nephew Joshua Brinkerhoff, he ran away from home in...