Things To Do
The Wilmette Public Library will prove that kids can have "Fun with Science!" with an exciting morning of activities for kids ages 3-6 and on Nov. 1.
Things To Do
Oct. 23 1:16 p.m. |
During October, every weekend is Halloween weekend. Get in the holiday spirit, or just a good mood, with these fun weekend events.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 23 10:35 a.m. |
In 1998, college student Matthew Shepard was kidnapped and murdered because he was gay. Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project conducted hundreds of interviews of residents of the Wyoming town where that atrocity occurred to create the 2000 play, "The Laramie Project." Northwestern University is presenting that play through Nov. 2, along with an exhibit and events that highlight the relevance of its subject matter to today's world.
Oct. 22 10:05 a.m. |
With Her Story Theater’s production of “Shadowtown II: The Johns,” director and playwright Mary Bonnett weaves together interviews with child prostitutes and the men who buy them. It runs through Nov. 23 at the Mayer Kaplan JCC Theatre in Skokie.
Oct. 21 4:57 p.m. |
"Brundibár" was written in 1938 by Jewish composer Hans Krása in the Nazi-occupied Czech Republic. This children’s opera was performed 55 times by children in the Terezin (Thereseinstadt) concentration camp to delude the outside world into thinking the Jews were being treated humanely.
Oct. 21 12:52 p.m. |
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It’s a very rare thing when you run into a genuine tour de force, but there’s no other way to describe "Birdman" — a brilliantly executed, darkly comic, cinematic dazzler.
Oct. 20 4:30 p.m. |
For the fifth year, magician David Parr will be hosting “Haunting History” Oct. 24-25 and 30-31 for the Evanston History Center in the Charles Dawes House.
Oct. 17 12:55 p.m. |
Must-see drama "Whiplash," the Grand Jury Prize winner at this year’s Sundance Festival, presents a teacher who inspires through intimidation, humiliation and fear and, arguably, achieves extraordinary results. Though not without major collateral damage.
Oct. 16 10:27 a.m. |
“RACE: Are We So Different?,” an exhibition sponsored by the two institutions and running through Jan. 25 at the museum, is meant as the catalyst for such an exploration. Additionally, The YWCA Evanston/North Shore has scheduled a myriad of events around the exhibition in both communities and beyond.
Oct. 16 9:50 a.m. |