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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Evanston Arts Council releases 2022 Cultural Fund Grant recipients

June 27, 2022

The Evanston Arts Council will fund 20 local artists, art organizations and community art groups, awarding $70,000 in grants.  The Cultural Fund Grant recipients range from Claudia Renteria, who works...

Paper lanterns, pineapple cakes and pungmul performances: Umbrella Arts Festival celebrates ASPA community

May 18, 2022

Content warning: This video contains mentions of anti-Asian violence. At the Umbrella Arts Festival on Saturday, people painted paper lanterns, shopped for food and watched dance performances — all...

A statue of a white Buddha head emerging from the ground.

‘Art can be around you’: A deeper look at Evanston sculptures’ history and messages

May 12, 2022

In Dawes Park, a Buddha head sculpture emerges from the ground. To creator Indira Freitas Johnson the piece is meant to exude a sense of beauty and peacefulness that can be enjoyed by passersby. ...

Three figures dance under fireworks next to “25th” written in Christmas ornaments.

First Night Evanston celebrates its 25th year observing New Year’s Eve

December 1, 2021

What do music, dancing, a poetry slam, mad scientists and a flea circus have in common? They're all featured in one of the most unique New Year’s Eve celebrations in Evanston. First Night Evanston,...

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“A Bright Night for the Arts” returned in person to showcase the art of Evanston

November 5, 2021

After COVID-19 forced the event to go online in 2020, “A Bright Night for the Arts,” an annual celebration of visual and performing arts of Evanston, was held in person on Thursday night at the Evanston...

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