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Art installations, sunsets and s’mores at Evanston Made’s Winter Wonderland. Adorned with ornaments and art installations, the trees at Canal Shores Golf Course have never looked so glamorous. Evanston Made has transformed the golf course into a Winter Wonderland.
The week in photos: February 21-28. Our hearts break for the Ukrainian people and the fear and pain they feel. Remembering Ukrainians he met while traveling in Ukraine, Mike Roche submitted a photo he took in Kyiv in 2017.
At this time: Monday at 2:45 p.m. History makers Morris “Dino” Robinson Jr. and Jenny Thompson show off a document they used to write a report that won a prestigious award from the National Council of Public History. They were named the nation’s top public historians for their detailed summary of racial discrimination. This helped Evanston create the reparations program. (Photo by Richard Cahan)
Members of library’s black outreach group resign over denial of stipend. At the Evanston Library Board meeting on February 16, library trustees were told that nearly all of the members of a committee formed to help with the purchase of materials for the black community have resigned after the band was denied compensation for their work.
Good to Go is here to stay, despite the challenges. After 20 years of cooking their beloved Jamaican cuisine, husband and wife team Tony and Lenice Levy say the key to working together has been understanding each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
NU Hearing Aid study seeks participants. In the United States, only 20% of the 30 million adults over the age of 65 with hearing loss purchase and use hearing aids. But Northwestern’s hearing research lab is working on a joint patient-centered trial of hearing aids and is recruiting qualified new participants.
Levy Lecture: Jennifer Armstrong Talks About the Women Who Invented Television. Journalist and author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, who describes herself as a “professional television nerd,” is an expert on pop culture, television history, and a few iconic TV shows. She presented the February 22 Levy Lecture.
NU Dance Marathon returns for in-person event after 2-year hiatus. Nearly 1,000 North West undergraduates will trade a weekend of study for 30 hours of dancing at Dance Marathon 2022.
Guest essay: Bill aims to improve school meals for those who need them most. Tim Sonder, co-leader of Edible Evanston, writes that the Better School Lunches Act would expand access to better school meals for low-income and minority students while opening up opportunities for community initiatives. close to school.
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The Daily explains: What’s going on with economic development in Evanston? The city government is working with business districts to rejuvenate the economy and has approved more than a dozen large-scale property developments in the past 18 months.
Film Noir at Block Cinema. The Block Cinema at Northwestern’s Block Museum of Art presents a program of 12 experimental short films that showcase the body and mind of black people on the big screen.
These Chicago bars and restaurants are raising money to help Ukraine. A roundup of fundraising in response to the Russian military invasion.
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