Category: Arts

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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In Ode To Nature, ComEd Unveils $100K Mural Created By Artist, Proviso Students

Friday, October 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso students with a team of artists, including lead artist Hector Duarte (pictured wearing the red bandana), standing in front of “The Dance of the Lightning Bugs,” a 100-foot mural in Maywood. | VFP 

ComEd officials unveiled a 100-foot by 30-foot tall mural by the world-renowned artist Hector Duarte, who had some critical assistance from a group of Proviso High Schools District 209 students, during a brief ceremony on Oct. 22.

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Maywood Native John Prine Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Friday, October 12, 2018 || By Local News Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Musician and songwriter John Prine. | Rick Diamond/Getty Image

Maywood native and Proviso East High School graduate John Prine, a prominent country and folk musician and songwriter, is among 14 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. This is the first time that Prine has been nominated, according to Wide Open Country.

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