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Two NU alumni perform in “New Faces Sing Broadway 1961” with Porchlight Music Theatre

Olivia Alexander, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor April 19, 2021

Evanston stage director and vocal coach Brianna Borger said she was “trepidatious going into casting” for Porchlight Music Theatre’s latest performance. “I was like, I don't know if we're going...

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Dramatic reading of “The Exonerated” play reveals stories of death row exonerees

Rayna Song, Reporter April 16, 2021

In 1994, Gary Gauger was wrongfully placed on death row, but was proven innocent a few years later. After his sentence was overturned, Gauger was profiled in a 2000 play called “The Exonerated.”  Northwestern’s...

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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...

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“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...

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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.”...

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