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By Amy Herzog 
Directed by Kimberly Senior

Jamie is doing great:  he’s got a beautiful girlfriend, a new job and loving parents who live just far enough away.  But when a possible childhood trauma comes to light, he begins to question not only his past but his seemingly positive present as well. Director Kimberly Senior and playwright Amy Herzog are reunited (After the Revolution) with this moving and mysterious story about the nature of memory and the question of how definitively the past shapes our present.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 4:43pm
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The Evanston Art Center has hired Podolsky | Circle Corfac International to advise it as it looks to relocate from the city-owned Harley Clarke mansion.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 4:34pm
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Auditions for Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s new Pop Up Theatre Ensemble will be held on Wednesday, April 9 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre is looking for three actors age 18 and older, both male and female of any race, to join the Theatre’s Pop Up Theatre Ensemble for their 2014 Summertime Season. There will be compensation.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 4:21pm
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The North Shore Choral Society, under the direction of Dr. Julia Davids, is joined by the Evanston Children’s Choir, Gary Geiger, Music Director and soloist Felicia Patton for the performance of Missa Gaia. This piece is an environmental liturgy of contemporary music and features the recorded calls of wolves, whales and loons to celebrate the whole earth as a sacred place.

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Sponsor: North Shore Choral Society

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 4:13pm
Title: GongLab
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The evening begins by candle light with a direction of intention, and a guided meditation as participants, reclining comfortably on the floor, are ushered into a spiraling cocoon of luminous sound. The shimmering reverberations of the EarthGong create sound pressure waves that travel through the connective tissues which form one continuous network into all parts and systems of the body down to a cellular level. These multi-tonal frequencies facilitate the movement of "chi" or "prana" in the body. 

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 3:56pm
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A laptop computer, a purse, a cell phone, an MP3 device, and a backpack were among items stolen in the burglary of a home in the 700 block of Judson Avenue Monday night. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 3:37pm
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Even though Illinois is a concealed-carry state for firearms, merchants have the option of keeping them out of their stores, and the Evanston Police Department is offering signs to announce their intentions.

Locations that are not prohibited by the new law can become prohibited if a designated sign is posted conspicuously at the entrance to a location by a private property owner or by a person controlling the property, as long as the building or property is not a private residence, police said.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 2:32pm
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Whether thinking of becoming a doctor, a chemical engineer, a football coach, or a comic book author, students at Evanston’s Haven Middle School were able to find out a little about each at the school’s annual Career Day Wednesday.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 1:50pm
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Evanston's city manager says he wants to start "waving a red flag" about the need to increase recycling rates among the multi-family apartment buildings and businesses served by the city's municipal solid waste franchise.

Public Works Director Suzette Robinson says about 40 percent of the refuse collected from single family homes and small apartment buildings ends up being recycled.

But from larger apartment buildings and businesses, only about 8.2 percent was recycled last year.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 9:41am
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The Evanston/Skokie District 65 School Board this week received an administration proposal to nudge class sizes slightly higher next year as a strategy for keeping the district’s budget in balance.

The recommendation presented to the board at its regular meeting Monday night would increase average classes at the elementary level by one and the middle school level by two.

The move would result in savings of about $540,000, or nine full-time-equivalent teachers, the administration contends.

Post date: April 2, 2014 - 7:32am

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