Category: Arts & Culture

VFP Honors Black Mayors, History Makers And Living Legacies

Monday, March 25, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

During a reception held March 23 at Rock of Ages Baptist Church’s T.H. Wade Foundation Center, 1405 Madison St. in Maywood, the Village Free Press formally recognized the 10 individuals designated Black History Makers and Living Legacies in a special Black History section of the print paper that we published last month.

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Village People: Princess Lang, 16, Is A Triple Threat Maywoodian

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10/3/18

Featured image: Princess Lang, a 16-year-old Maywood resident, can sing, dance and act. | Chicago Academy for the Arts 

Princess Isis Z. Lang’s parents, Terrence and Kisha Lang, must have known what they were doing when they named her, says the 16-year-old.

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Young Aspiring Filmmakers Hone Skills During Workshop In Maywood

Saturday, September 29, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Young participants of the Youth Film Workshop edit a film of their own at the Maywood Public Library on Sept. 29. | VFP 

On Saturday afternoon, four young people crowded around a laptop inside of the Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave. The kids weren’t looking to be entertained.

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