The Daily Northwestern

Evanston art exhibit aims to change public perception of those living with disabilities

Mercy Yang, Reporter

November 15, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

For Reveca Torres, using a wheelchair is not as much of a burden as people may think. Instead, Torres considers the wheelchair a tool for independence. “A lot of people think a wheelchair is limiting, and I wanted people...

Monthly stand-up comedy show makes Evanston debut

Margaret Corn, Reporter

October 4, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local

Move over, Stephen Colbert — a new batch of comedians will set out to make names for themselves in Evanston. The monthly Quipster Comedy show — a stand-up series open to audience members of all ages — debuted Sunday night...

Aldermen advance plan for Howard Street Theater

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 21, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Local

Aldermen on Monday directed the city to seek an architect to develop an initial drawing for the Howard Street Theater, a long-discussed Evanston project. In a 7-2 vote, City Council approved spending a maximum of $40,000 on...

Evanston Public Library plans panel, book groups for 50th anniversary of North Shore civil rights movement

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 26, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

The Evanston Public Library announced Tuesday its plans to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of a civil rights movement on the North Shore with a panel discussion and book groups. The North Shore Summer Project, a community...