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Posted inArt & Life

Artist Cécile Trentini Creates ‘Sand Tattoo’ for Evanston Made’s Art for the Earth

An outdoor art installation titled “Red-Zone Earth” by Evanston artist Cécile Trentini decorated Lee Street beach on April 22 in honor of Earth Day. The piece, 24 feet in diameter, resembled a globe with deep grooves cutting through it. Non-toxic red sand ran through the grooves, bringing vibrancy to the work but also serving as […]

Posted inCity News

The Chauvin Verdict: Police Work Is a Job ‘Where We Need to Make the Right Decisions,’ says Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook

Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook, like much of the country, was waiting for word to come down on the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. When it came, a Minnesota jury convicting Mr. Chauvin on all counts in the killing of George Floyd last May, “I heard it on my radio,” the Chief […]

Posted inCity News

‘Stop Killing Us’ Protest and Rally Draws Hundreds, Issues Call to Action

More than 500 people joined Evanston Fight for Black Lives (EFBL) and Northwestern Community Not Cops (NUCNC) at Independence Park on April 18 to stand in solidarity for Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo and call for the reallocation of funding away from the Police Department to other locally funded agencies. Protesters of all ages, including […]