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Rank and File | Kemeny, Godinho Win at Evanston Scholastic Chess Championships

Younger Evanston chess players have been able to continue playing organized chess during the pandemic through the efforts of Evanston Scholastic Chess. The non-profit serves chess players in kindergarten through eighth grades who either live in Evanston or attend an Evanston school. The group’s final tournament of the school year, the Evanston Championships, was held […]

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A Little Less Grass, a Little More Shade

Volunteers Plant 11 Native Trees at ETHS Leslie Shad keeps her eye out for trees. The founder and co-leader of Natural Habitat Evanston, not only does she help watch over Evanston’s trees, she looks for ways to bring more trees to the community. A grant of $1,000 from Iowa-based Treesforever.org required a match in labor, […]

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Chicago’s Bach Week Festival Announces Virtual Concert Lineup for May 16 and May 21

Free-to-view webcasts to feature works of Bach and Telemann Soloists to include violist Matthew Lipman and harpsichordist David Schrader Chicago’s 2021 Bach Week Festival will arrive as a virtual two-concert series of free-to-view webcasts May 16 and 21 featuring instrumental and vocal music of the festival’s namesake, German Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach, plus a […]