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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

John McCombs tells a joke during his standup set. The comedian is the co-producer of Wild Comedy Club’s new monthly comedy series held at the Celtic Knot Public House.

New comedy club premieres first monthly showcase in Evanston bar

October 10, 2018

A&E John McCombs broke into the Chicago comedy scene alongside Hannibal Buress, or more accurately, waiting behind him for his turn to perform at a Milwaukee Avenue bar. Since then, McCombs has continued...

Evanston Public Library will host its first-ever storytelling festival this weekend. The free festival features six nationally-touring storytellers as well as students from elementary school to college.

Evanston library to celebrate art of storytelling with inaugural festival

October 7, 2015

Evanston Public Library aims to celebrate the art of storytelling during a festival this weekend in locations across the city. In addition to students from elementary schools and colleges, six featured...

Monthly stand-up comedy show makes Evanston debut

October 4, 2015

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...

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

April 10, 2015

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...

SESP graduate student Lisa Weber sips a Revolution Brewing beer over conversation with her husband, Rob Mohler. Mohler, himself a fan of Peckish Pigs house IPA, India Panic Attack, discovered the new microbrewery through a Google search of local bars.

The Peckish Pig, Evanston’s first brewpub, opens on Howard Street

April 2, 2014

Jamie and Debbie Evans, owners of Howard Street's new restaurant the Peckish Pig, want to run a brewpub where people rave about the food as much as the bar. The former partners of The Celtic Knot on...

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