On Friday, Nov. 2,  "Turning Indigo", a joint exhibit of new works from Evanston artists Anne Elisabeth Hogh and Claire Bruhn will open at the Globe Cafe of The Hilton Orrington Hotel, 1710 Orrington, in Downtown Evanston.

Post date: November 1, 2012 - 11:45am

A new group called Evanston TreeKeepers invites residents interested in a healthy and growing urban forest to learn more about the action-oriented group at a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14.
The session will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Evanston Ecology Center, 2424 McCormick Blvd.
Organizer Wendy Pollock says the group hopes to build on a model pioneered by the Chicago-based Openlands TreeKeepers organization.

Post date: November 1, 2012 - 10:40am
Title: WarnerNuzova

World-renowned cellist Wendy Warner and eminent pianist Irina Nuzova are earning critical acclaim for their riveting performances as the duo WarnerNuzova.
The two performers’ contrasting cultures and traditions are at the core of the energy and insight of their interpretations.
They perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave. in Evanston.
For tickets call the box office at 847.905.1500, ext. 108. More information is available online.

Post date: November 1, 2012 - 10:18am

The City of Evanston’s annual firewood sale starts Saturday at 2310 Oakton St., between the Recycling Center and the Animal Shelter.
Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays through the end of February, or until supplies are exhausted.
Prices are: $30 per 1/8 face cord; $50 per 1/4 face cord; $80 per 1/2 face cord or $150 per full-face cord.
Payment by personal check is preferred. Payment also can be made with cash; exact change is appreciated. Credit cards are not accepted.

Post date: November 1, 2012 - 6:39am

During November, the First United Methodist Church-Evanston Adult forum will host a Sunday morning discussion series addressing social justice issues that impact children, families, and communities in metro Chicago.

Post date: October 31, 2012 - 3:08pm

Most Evanston public schools scored in the top 10 percent of schools across the state in a new ranking released today by the Chicago Sun-Times.

Post date: October 31, 2012 - 1:26pm

Somebody stole a big box of dog treats from a porch on Hinman Avenue and boxes of shoes disappeared during a move on Ridge. Those among the incidents in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. 

Post date: October 31, 2012 - 12:37pm

Developer Bob King of Carroll Properties says he's reviving plans for two high-rise buildings on Emerson Street in downtown Evanston.

King, in a phone interview this morning with Evanston Now, said that he's switched gears to eliminate the plan for condos in the development and instead build all rental apartments. He added that he also has a new partner in the project.

Post date: October 31, 2012 - 10:56am

Grabbing hold of their destiny, children from an orphanage form a secret society of crime fighters to become greater than their past.
Fall Youth Circus is a performance-based training program that culminates in a fully-produced, original show.
This intensive experience includes high-quality training in drama, dance and circus arts - not to mention personal and interpersonal skills that are invaluable.
The Fall Youth Circus is one of the most popular Actors Gymnasium ticketed events each year.

Post date: October 31, 2012 - 10:55am

Nathan Englander -- named one of “20 Writers for the 21st Century” by The New Yorker magazine -- will deliver the inaugural lecture of the Renée and Lester Crown Speaker Series Monday, Nov. 19, at Northwestern University.

Post date: October 31, 2012 - 10:05am