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• National Theatre Live: “Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika”
by Tony Kushner
Saturday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m.
Ethel M. Barber Theater

Part two of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play, “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes” follows part one’s matinee screening.

Post date: July 28, 2017 - 11:21am
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• National Theatre Live: “Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches”
by Tony Kushner
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2 p.m.
Ethel M. Barber Theater

Set during the mid-1980s, in the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers must grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (“Silence,” “Hacksaw Ridge”) plays Prior Walter along with a cast that includes Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey.

Post date: July 28, 2017 - 10:59am
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• Stage Russia HD: “The Seagull”
by Anton Chekhov
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m.
Ethel M. Barber Theater

Yury Butusov's frenetic production for Satirikon Theatre abounds with an incredible freedom and openness, delving deep into the throes of artistic creation and the anguish of the artist who struggles to find a language of his own. This is not only a performance about the theater, it is an analogy of the theater that devours its children like monsters. 

Post date: July 28, 2017 - 10:54am
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Thirteen critically acclaimed plays from the U.K. and Russia will be captured on film and featured in the 2017/2018 Stage on Screen series at Northwestern University’s Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts.

Post date: July 28, 2017 - 10:51am
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Halfway through the year, violent crime in Evanston is down nearly 19 percent from 2016 levels, but property crimes have increased by 12.5 percent.

Post date: July 28, 2017 - 9:13am
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Recent July rains have provided ample breeding grounds for mosquitoes, and people who live near forest preserve areas, such as Perkins Woods in northwest Evanston, are especially feeling the bite.

Post date: July 27, 2017 - 5:09pm
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Unattended furniture in the lobby of an apartment building in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue was reported stolen. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Criminal Damage

1400 Grey

A bullet hole was found in windows of an apartment in the 1400 block of Grey Avenue at 2:39 a.m. today.

Drugs

1211 Howard

Post date: July 27, 2017 - 2:53pm
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A festival that celebrates the importance of  “pollinators” to the creation and preservation of our food supply will be held Saturday at the Evanston Ecology Center.

Post date: July 27, 2017 - 2:18pm
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Evanston's jobless rate rose sharply in June as would-be summer jobseekers joined the workforce.

Figures released this noon by the Illinois Department of Employment Security show that the jobless rate rose from 3.4 percent in May to 4.2 percent in June.

The number of people with jobs grew by 479, but the number of people looking for but unable to find work increased by 354.

Post date: July 27, 2017 - 1:44pm
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Evanston police say officers who stopped a car late Wednesday after the driver failed to stop for stop signs at two intersections found the driver was carrying a handgun.

Police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan says that about 11:18 p.m. officers on patrol in the 1800 block of Leland Avenue saw the car fail to stop at Lemar Avenue and Lyons Street and then again at Leland and Emerson Street.

After stopping the car in the 1800 block of Emerson, Dugan says, the officers noticed an odor of cannabis coming from inside the car.

Post date: July 27, 2017 - 1:15pm

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