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The Circus Comes to Willard Elementary School

On Jan. 12, the circus came to Willard Elementary School, 2700 Hurd Ave., in the form of CircEsteem, a Chicago-based, non-profit youth circus. The group is dedicated to building kids’ self-esteem and “uniting kids from diverse backgrounds and helping them make a connection with each other and with school,” said CircEsteem project manager Maribeth Joy. […]

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Arts Will Prevail Even in Tough Times, Legislators Say

As Arts Week Evanston 2008 neared its close, the Evanston Arts Council hosted a legislative breakfast Oct. 16, at Boocoo, 1823 Church St., to discuss art in the Evanston community. Kathy Best, president of the Evanston Arts Council, discussed the Council’s active role in the Evanston community. Ms. Best said the Community Public Arts Program […]