Category: Arts

Exploration Of Maywood ‘Artspace’ Continues With Jan. 30 Meeting

Thursday, January 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Wendy Holmes, of Artspace, during a Sept. 6 meeting in Maywood to discuss the feasibility of an Artspace development coming to the village. | File 

A group of community leaders are exploring the possibility of luring a development to Maywood that would provide affordable housing, as well as work space, for local artists is planning to meet again on Jan. 30, 5:30 p.m., at Maywood Fine Arts (Studio C), 20 N. 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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Play About Human Trafficking To Make Bellwood Debut, Jan. 26

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Organizers of a play designed to raise awareness about human trafficking that will be staged in Bellwood later this month hope that it starts a broader grassroots movement against what they described as a “growing epidemic.”

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Local Students Get Free Tix To ‘The Hate U Give’, Advice On Confronting Police

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Azariah Evans and Breanne Escamilla, two of the local students in Proviso Township who were treated to a free movie and novel on Saturday. | Shanel Romain 

On Nov. 18, the nonprofit Best of Proviso Township, along with many local co-sponsors, hosted a free screening of the The Hate U Give — a movie about a police-involved shooting based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Angie Thomas. 

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