The Evanston Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Lawrence Eckerling, once again gathers with arts groups from throughout Evanston and the North Shore to celebrate the holiday season at the Evanston Symphony annual Holiday Concert. This year’s extravaganza will be held at Evanston Township High School at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11. The ESO will collaborate with the North Shore Choral Society, the Evanston Children’s Choir, the Evanston Dance Ensemble, Chicago Ballet Arts, and the always popular Evanston Symphony Holiday Gospel Choir, organized by Rev. Kenneth Cherry. Nearly 300 musicians, dancers and singers will participate and even Santa and his elves will get into the act.
It’s hard to make a compelling film about a criminal who has already been convicted, especially when the criminal is as creepy as Harvey Weinstein. (Fortunately, we never have to […]
The Big Payback, a documentary chronicling the historic push for reparations in the City of Evanston and nationally for reparations bill H.R. 40, will be presented in Chicago on Saturday, December 3 at 5:00 p.m. at the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center, 740 E. 56th Place. The event is sponsored by Black United Fund of Illinois in collaboration with the MacArthur Foundation and Reparations United.
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Periodically the library will close for a Staff Day in order to train our employees on a host of different matters. The training last month was no different. And in […]
We want your view of Evanston at the holidays. Send us your pictures of your family at the table, whether your tradition is turkey, lasagna or pizza – we just […]
The Sounds Good choir sounded good even at rehearsal on Wednesday, Nov. 16. The group meets weekly in a large, bright, second floor room in the First Presbyterian Church on […]
The Evanston/North Shore Branch of the NAACP honored nine local leaders at its 58th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 19. Keynote speaker Dara Munson, president and chief executive […]
The Levy Senior Center Foundation is pleased to welcome Gerald McClendon and his band to the Jamming Jean Music Series. This exceptionally versatile Soul R&B performer has played to sellout crowds in many of the major entertainment venues throughout the Midwest.
Submitted by The Orion Ensemble The Orion Ensemble‘s 30th anniversary season continues with a world premiere and an earlier work written for the ensemble by Jackson Berkey and noteworthy quartets […]