Tag Archives: Tom Siebert

Homeless group reaches out to community as shelter season nears

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Volunteers from Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County will be blanketing the community over the next two months, sharing … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney lives up to his legacy in Chicago-area lovefest

By Tom Siebert A Paul McCartney concert cannot be reviewed without first considering the magnitude of the man. He is the most commercially successful singer/songwriter of all time, whose songs helped change the course of culture and music itself. That … Continue reading

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers hit home with Wrigley Field faithful during Chicago stop of 40th anniversary tour

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Social work students helping homeless in hands-on way

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Brittani Dahlman recently received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Aurora University. She also earned an eclectic education in humanity. That’s … Continue reading

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Hard Rock Café features iconic guitars but also shows human side of stars

By Tom Siebert I recently visited the Hard Rock Café in downtown Chicago and viewed guitars used by Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Bo Didley, Dire Straits, Jimi Hendrix, and Pete Townshend (a smashed acoustic). But the most poignant piece of … Continue reading

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‘The Shack’ tackles tough questions about evil, good, and God

By Tom Siebert Don’t let the controversy over “The Shack” deter you from seeing this important film. Granted, it is not biblically correct. But neither was “The Chronicles of Narnia” nor “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” in which Pharaoh … Continue reading

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‘Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1’ is what it is: ‘Whistler’s Mother’––and motherhood writ large

By Tom Siebert “Whistler’s Mother” is a colloquialism for Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1, a painting in oils on canvas created by American-born artist James McNeil Whistler in 1871. The work was lukewarmly received, forcing the artist to … Continue reading

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