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2nd Act Players Presents ‘Pandemic Stories: 7 Tales of Love, Life and Loss’

The Evanston 2nd Act Players spring 2021 production, Pandemic Stories: 7 tales of love, life and loss will open online April 23 with shows running Friday, Saturday and Sunday through May 2.   The production features seven 10-minute plays, the winners of the 2nd Act Players spring 2021 new script competition, which examine the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 […]

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artruckish Is Now Live

‘A Wondrous New Online Art Exhibition’ Artist Julie Cowan has reinvented her reinvention of an art gallery for all. artruckish is the temporary incarnation of artruck, the semi-annual community gathering of artists, art-lovers, and others on Ashland Avenue. The result is an online exhibit of works by more than 60 artists. Ms. Cowan embossed sheets […]

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“Miss Dorothy Headd Way” Street Name Sign to Honor Her Work as a Crossing Guard and Efforts Toward Environmental Justice

As a beloved crossing guard at the corner of Grant Street and Prairie Avenue, Evanston’s Dorothy Headd worked hard to ensure the safety of families as they walked to and from Kingsley Elementary School each day. But she went beyond that, too, said Kingsley parent Elizabeth Newton, speaking at the April 12 City Council meeting […]