Category: Arts

Work Of Maywood Artist Becomes Part Of Oak Park Library’s Permanent Collection

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood artist Jesse Howard during the March 22 unveiling of his work, “Rennie in Rhapsody,” at the Oak Park Public Library. | Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal 

Maywood artist Jesse Howard was a patron at the Oak Park Public Library’s main branch long before his work was included in the library’s permanent collection last week.

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Triton Troupers Circus Rolls Into Town, March 22-24

Thursday, March 22, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The venerable Triton Troupers Circus, which features entertainment ranging from tightrope walking to trapeze, will setup in the Robert M. Collins Gymnasium on Triton College’s main campus, 200 S. 5th Ave. in River Grove, this week.

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Maywood Artist To Make Public Debut At Hometown Library

Sunday, March 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A self-portrait of Maywood artist Eddie L. Hudson, who will have his first exhibition at the Maywood Public Library on March 24. | Courtesy Eddie L. Hutson/Facebook 

“Every child is an artist,” said Maywood native Eddie L. Hudson, whose own passion for art was cultivated at Proviso East High School.

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Maywood Artist Shifts Focus To Black Women

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 || By Michelle Dybal/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Artist Jesse Howard works inside of his Maywood home studio last year. | File 

Maywood artist Jesse Howard is well-known for his work depicting African American men gripped by injustice and fighting against it, with much of his oeuvre influenced by his upbringing on Chicago’s West Side.

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PMSA Students Create Holiday Artwork In Maywood Park

Monday, December 18, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: PMSA students during the Dec. 5 unveiling of their holiday windows on display in Burton Park in Maywood. | Courtesy District 209 

Proviso Township residents converged on Burton Park, at the corner of 15th Ave. and Washington Blvd., in Maywood, on Dec. 5 to unveil the Maywood Park District’s Christmas Holiday Windows, an exhibit created by Proviso Math and Science Academy students.

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Proviso Idol Winners Crowned

Monday, December 11, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso Idol participants during the Dec. 2 final competition at Proviso West. | Courtesy Proviso Township 

Nine area young people competed for cash prizes in the 8th annual Proviso Idol competition, held Dec. 2 at Proviso West High School School in Hillside. The first-place winners in each of the four divisions won $700 in cash.

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Local Students to Transform Maywood Park Into Holiday Dreamscape

Thursday, November 30, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: PMSA students working on their Christmas displays. | Dawn Williams-Rone/Facebook 

On Monday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Burton Park, 1616 W. Washington Blvd. in Maywood, the Maywood Park District will unveil their Christmas Holiday Windows.

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