As a part of its 2015 Community Music Festival, the Music Institute of Chicago will present, along with the Rotary Club of Evanston, a special lunchtime concert Thursday, April 23, featuring violin prodigy Julian Rhee, age 14.  

Post date: April 20, 2015 - 6:02am

Directors Gary Geiger and Monica Blacconeri lead the entire Evanston Children's Choir in an annual multicultural celebration of songs from around the world on May 17 at the Unitarian Church of Evanston.

Post date: April 19, 2015 - 11:30pm

When no bus showed up at the school for a scheduled trip to the Capital City Classic invitational track meet in Springfield early Saturday morning, the members of the Evanston boys track team didn’t know what would happen next.

Post date: April 19, 2015 - 6:09pm

New signs barring turns onto Barton Avenue southbound from Oakton Street in Evanston have neighbors steamed this weekend.

Post date: April 19, 2015 - 11:48am

A rollover accident on Emerson Street at Darrow Avenue about 6:30 this morning knocked down a street light pole and severely damaged the car involved.

Post date: April 19, 2015 - 7:12am

Sarah Mendez, principal of Evanston’s Nichols Middle School, announced this week that she has accepted the position of principal at Hatch Elementary School in Oak Park, starting in July.

In a letter to the Nichols staff and families, Mendez wrote that “it has been an honor and privilege to work with the talented and dedicated staff at Nichols Middle School over the past five years and to serve the children of Evanston during the past 10 years.”

Post date: April 17, 2015 - 3:43pm

The Evanston History Center announces a new exhibit, “Evanston Ties the Knot,” an exhibit of wedding fashions  & customs from the 19th century to the present, at the Evanston History Center in the Dawes House, 225 Greenwood Street in Evanston.

The exhibit, which has just opened, runs through Jan. 3.

Post date: April 17, 2015 - 2:18pm

Someone tossed a garbage can off the parking garage at Presence St. Francis Hospital yesterday that damaged a snow plow stored below. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: April 17, 2015 - 1:34pm

A conference on future business growth opportunities in China will be held at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University on Saturday, May 9.

The all-day conference will take place at the Donald P. Jacobs Center, 2001 Sheridan Road.

More information is available online.

Post date: April 17, 2015 - 10:03am

With one big new development project approved this week in Evanston, another up for approval later in the month, and a third scheduled to break ground next week -- here's a look at how such projects impact everybody else's property tax bill.

Post date: April 17, 2015 - 9:52am