Antoine Fuqua Developing Film on Maywood Native Fred Hampton
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Antoine Fuqua Developing Film on Maywood Native Fred Hampton

Slain Black Panther Fred Hampton, whose life will be turned into a movie by director Antoine Fuqua, pictured below. | Wikipedia  Thursday, May 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Antoine Fuqua, the Academy Award-winning director of Training Day, is developing a film about Maywood native and Black Panther icon Fred Hampton, according to … Continue reading

Artwork of Local Proviso Students Featured in Community Exhibits
Arts / Education

Artwork of Local Proviso Students Featured in Community Exhibits

Artwork created by one of numerous Proviso Township High Schools students on display during Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s Black History Month Exhibition. | Proviso Township High Schools District 209  Monday, March 13, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews [Proviso Township High Schools District 209] Proviso East and PMSA artists had their work … Continue reading

Stairway of the Stars and Maywood Fine Arts Present ‘Sleeping Beauty’
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Stairway of the Stars and Maywood Fine Arts Present ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Thursday, March 2, 2017 || By Community Editor || PAID POSTING It’s one of the most famous classical ballets in the world. First performed in Russia in 1890, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ has been exciting audiences the world over ever since. This month, it touches down in your area. Stairway of the Stars & Maywood Fine Arts present Classical … Continue reading

On Eve of Trump Inauguration, Maywood Dancers Spotlight Hope
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On Eve of Trump Inauguration, Maywood Dancers Spotlight Hope

Maywood Fine Arts dancers outside of the organization’s Fifth Avenue dance studio, Stairway of the Stars, on Thursday. | Below, MFA co-founder Lois Baumann sports an Obama ‘Change’ t-shirt inside of the studio. || Shanel Romain/VFP Thursday, January 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11:37 p.m. Earlier this evening, dozens of dancers … Continue reading

A Sculpture Made in Maywood is Headed for Grant Park
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A Sculpture Made in Maywood is Headed for Grant Park

Tashi Norbu in front of his wooden sculpture “Urban Buddha,” which sits on the grounds of ReUse Depot in Maywood. On Tuesday, it will be installed in Chicago’s Grant Park. | Michael Romain/VFP Monday, October 17, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 10/17/16 A giant sculpture made of reclaimed Brazilian wood on the … Continue reading