Category: Arts & Culture

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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The County Recorder’s Latest Act — A Stage Play Set In Maywood

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Karen Yarbrough on stage after the premier of her first play, Passin’ where the river bends. | VFP 

Karen Yarbrough, the owner of an insurance agency, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds, and the Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, is known widely as an entrepreneur and politician. Now you can call also call her a playwright.

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