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Evanston to host series of open mic storytelling nights at The Celtic Knot

Joanne Lee, Reporter

April 10, 2015

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

Do Not Submit Chicago, a series of storytelling shows, is expanding its open mic nights across the Chicago area, including to an Evanston venue for this Sunday. Do Not Submit says it aims to provide a supportive, judgme...

Youth Organizations Umbrella plans move to new headquarters next year

Benjamin Din, Web Editor

April 7, 2015

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

Youth Organizations Umbrella will relocate its headquarters to a new facility across the street from Evanston Township High School. The local youth development agency is currently working on the design for its new facility,...

Evanston seeks project proposals for Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 7, 2015

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

Evanston announced it is accepting proposals from businesses or organizations to "lease, equip and fully operate" the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center's recording studio and cafe, the city announced. The recording studio, which in...

Evanston Art Center executive director leaves for position at Newport Art Museum

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 2, 2015

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

The former executive director of the Evanston Art Center, 2603 Sheridan Road, has been appointed the new executive director of the Newport Art Museum in Newport, Rhode Island, the museum announced Wednesday. Norah Diedrich,...

Evanston100 website recaps city’s 2014 success stories

Billy Kobin, Reporter

February 25, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local, which was unveiled last month at the Evanston Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards night, features 100 Evanston success stories from 2014. Miguel Wong, co-founder of the collaboration space coLab Evanston, and P...