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

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Fran Joy stands in front of her paintings at a show at Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., on Saturday.

At the intersection of art and activism, Fran Joy doesn’t want you to look away

November 20, 2020

When Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman in 2012, it was Evanston artist Fran Joy’s birthday. As she celebrated another year of life, Trayvon Martin’s family mourned the loss of his. Joy...

Attendees of the exhibit view Melissa Blount’s dishtowel portraits. The exhibit, “Word,” debuted at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center on Friday and will run until March 7.

Evanston artists debut ‘Word’ exhibit honoring black women

January 13, 2019

A pair of Evanston artists are honoring the contributions of black women throughout U.S. history in a new exhibit unveiled on Friday. With Billie Holiday music in the background, about 50 people browsed...

(Jeffrey Wang/Daily Senior Staffer) Northwestern Community Ensemble performs for a candlelight vigil held to honor lives lost due to violence directed toward the black community. The event was part of a two-week series of programming around Black Lives Matter.

Candlelight vigil held to mourn black lives lost over past 6 months

January 9, 2017

Students, faculty and staff gathered at Alice Millar Chapel on Sunday for a candlelight vigil to honor black lives lost to police brutality and prejudice-driven violence committed in the past six months. The...

Tim Rhoze

Fleetwood-Jourdain artistic director garners nominations, community support

August 29, 2015

Actor-writer-director Tim Rhoze said he fell in love with Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s programming and the community that supports it. Rhoze was offered the artistic director position at Fleetwood-Jourdain...

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