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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
Music & Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 8:43pm
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The city of Evanston and Northwestern University celebrated the start of a new football season at the 'Kits and 'Cats kick-off event tonight. 

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 7:19pm
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Folk at the Madison presents the Jamie O'Reilly Trio - Chamber-Folk on Satuday, Oct. 5.
Vocalist Jamie O'Reilly appears with Michael Smith (songwriter/guitarist) and Peter Swenson (guitarist/arranger) accompanying her on some of their finest, most vibrant material: song-settings of poems arranged in their singular chamber-folk style.

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 7:18pm
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Women have been largely unnoticed in the compositional world, yet their contributions to chamber music have been and continue to be extraordinary.
The Renovo Chamber Series brings to light the hidden treasures of women composers in the first of two concerts. Modern Woman captures the essence of the compositional techniques during the first part of the 20th century with works by Rebecca Clarke, Ruth Crawford Seeger, and Lili Boulanger.?
Tickets: $15 general/$10 student

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 7:13pm
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Two families were displaced from their apartments by a fire this afternoon at 1939 Jackson Ave. in Evanston
Fire Division Chief Dwight Hohl says the first fire companies arriving at the scene about 3:22 p.m. found heavy smoke showing on the north side of the building and found heavy smoke and fire in a second floor bedroom.
Fire companies from neighboring communities including Wilmette were called to the scene as firefighters extinguished the blaze, which had spread to the attic.

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 6:40pm
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A 23-year-old woman was robbed in the area of Mulford Street and Custer Avenue late Tuesday night after a man pulled out a pair of pliers and demanded everything she had. A Cicero man and Evanston woman were later arrested in connection with the incident. This and other stories in today's daily news bulletin from Evanston police.  
 

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 6:38pm
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The Sound Wired Series begins its first complete season with Drivin’; a recital constructed around contemporary music that draws from other genres such as jazz, funk, Cuban music, rock, pop and blue-grass.

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 6:01pm
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A report co-authored by a Northwestern University researcher finds that outcomes for children participating in “preschool for all” programs are starkly different for children from poor- versus middle- and upper-income families.

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 5:39pm
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A jury today in Skokie district court convicted Brandon L. Hinton of Hazel Crest of first degree murder in the death of a man attacked on Howard Street in Evanton two years ago.
John Costulas of Chicago, who wore hearing aids and walked with a cane, was attacked as he was walking eastbound in the 500 block of Howard Street on Sept. 2, 2011 about 5:20 a.m. he was knocked to the ground, robbed and left on the ground unconscious and bleeding.

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 4:15pm
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The etc. Music School, a new music and musical theatre school in Evanston, holds an open house on the second floor of the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. in Evanston, outside Studio 213 from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22.
The free open house and will feature refreshments and performances from several etc. students, including etc.'s main public performance ensemble, the Evanston Teen Choir.

Post date: September 19, 2013 - 2:30pm

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