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Posted inArt & Life

Pepper up your autumn

The humble pepper, genus Capsicum, has global appeal. Whether your personal preference is for the hot or sweet variety, you’ll find them used in cuisines from Mexican to Indian, African to Thai. What would Cajun cooking be without green bell peppers, an integral part of the holy trinity that is the basis for all great […]

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Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre to present ‘Twilight: Los Angeles 1992’

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre is reopening its doors to present “Twilight: Los Angeles 1992” by Anna Deavere Smith. Directed by Tim Rhoze and featuring Jazzma Pryor, “Twilight: Los Angeles 1992” will run Sept. 11-26 at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. The play is in the style of documentary theater and discusses the emotional landscape […]

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Review: Out of Space concert ends summer on high – and loud – note

The Out of Space concert series blasted off Labor Day weekend at Temperance Beer Co. at 2000 Dempster St. in Evanston’s West End neighborhood. Three out of the four nights were sold out for the eclectic and excellently curated concert series that’s been going strong since 2018. The impressive roster of headliners this year made for a stellar […]