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Hands in a circle, holding plants, rocks, branches and pine cones.

Evanston Made’s Art for the Earth event showcases nature art around the city

Melina Chalkia, Reporter April 14, 2021

Educate, engage and inspire. Those are Evanston Made’s goals this Earth Month as the group organizes a collaborative nature art exhibit that is out of this world.  Art for the Earth 2021, running...

A guy in a sweater and gray pants looks at a close-up picture of a girl in an exhibit. There is also a picture of a black and white tree in a frame on the right side of the picture.

“Renaissance Forged” community exhibit at Dittmar Gallery looks toward a new world

April Li, Reporter April 14, 2021

Visitors walking through the Dittmar Memorial Gallery’s latest exhibit are taken on a journey from introspection to communal optimism. The “Renaissance Forged” exhibit, which features work from...

Ava Greenwell stands in front of a shelf of books in a red dress and black blazer.

Medill Prof. Ava Greenwell publishes book “Ladies Leading: The Black Women Who Control Television News”

Rebecca Aizin, Senior Staffer April 13, 2021

One woman recounted her employee telling her women didn’t belong in the news business. Another woman had to field complaints from a subordinate who didn’t want to take orders from a “Black girl.”...

A digitally sketched illustration shows a girl in a pink top and blue skirt with her hand on a man’s shoulder. The man is wearing all white and has his hands over his heart. The background of the image is a brown panelling.

A year into the pandemic, Imagine U’s virtual storytimes continue to evolve

Alexa Crowder, Reporter April 13, 2021

Over a year after the theatre group Imagine U was forced to transition to virtual programming, Artistic Director Lynn Kelso said they have grown artistically to heights they never before imagined. Before...

On a pink and orange ombre background, four figures dance. From left to right, there is a yellow modern dancer, a blue ballerina, a green hip hop dancer and a teal modern dancer mid-leap.

Members of Dancers Amplified, network of dancers striving for inclusivity, discuss equality in the industry

Laya Neelakandan, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 12, 2021

For Evanston dancer Kara Roseborough, making the dance industry more inclusive and accepting has always been a top priority.  Because dance is “deeply rooted in European elitism,” Roseborough said...

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