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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

A person in an orange shirt is on a stage carrying a chair, surrounded by others carrying chairs.

Student-directed musical “Our New Town” tackles gun violence on and off the stage

October 15, 2021

A&E Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence.  The newest student musical, “Our New Town,” tackles the dark American reality of gun violence through activism, both onstage...

Three middle-aged women sit at a table during a meeting. There are papers strewn across the table, and art decorates the wall behind them.

Evanston Arts Council announces 2021 Cultural Fund Grant recipients

June 15, 2021

Twenty-two community organizations will receive funding from the Evanston Arts Council as part of the council’s 2021 Cultural Fund Grant, the city announced Monday.  Each year, the grant distributes...

Five teens pose around a soccer goal, looking away from the camera.

Evanston student show “Am I the Only One Here?” tackles belonging, identity

February 22, 2021

In the spring of her junior year, ETHS student Carmiya Bady was supposed to play Velma Kelly in “Chicago” — but the pandemic closed schools before the show could begin. Countless performances, both...

Joel Freimuth gives a presentation to the Human Services Committee about the Piven Theater expansion proposal. The meeting took place on Tuesday evening at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

Evanston panel votes to review Piven proposal again next month

May 6, 2013

A city committee voted Monday to send the controversial Piven Theatre Workshop’s expansion proposal back to city staff for further review. Evanston's Human Services Committee asked city manager Wally...

The Evanston Childrens Choir practices at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. The City Council revoked relocation notices to the choir and arts center tenant Maggie Weiss on Monday.

City Council revokes Noyes tenants’ relocation notices

April 23, 2013

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced Monday night that the city will not relocate two tenants in the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, changing course from an earlier decision that raised controversy this...

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