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Bad Santa is Naughty and Nice

Over 20 artists will soon find out if they are on Santa’s naughty or nice list.   Local artists such as Don Picton, Ariel Hodge, Ann Pasteur, and others might be securing their fate for a stocking full of coal as they...

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First Fridays on Nov. 7 Includes 14+ Venues

It just keeps growing. This fall, First Fridays in Downtown Aurora is bigger and better. Stop by several downtown venues and find not only art, but also specials and extended hours on Friday, Nov. 7. It’s the Black and White show at...

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Holiday Markets You Won’t Want to Miss in Aurora and Beyond!

Holiday Markets are a great way to avoid the big box and support local artisans. Here are the ones you do not want to miss this holiday season. Take note! Nov. 8: Wesley Methodist Church, Aurora Nov. 13, 14 & 15: Downtown...

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New Issue Arrives Nov. 6

Downtown Auroran Magazine’s fall/winter issue featuring a holiday shop local guide and more will be available locally staring November 6. The new issue highlights over a dozen local shopping options for the holidays. Featured artists include Don Picton, Jason DeLancey, Stacee Cummings...

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Film, Concerts & Art Crime at Aurora University in November

Do you consider Aurora to be a university town? Probably not. But Aurora University has a tucked away campus on the West Side that offers many of the university town perks – like art and culture. Visit the campus this November and...

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Mattress Walk at AU Brings Attention Locally to Sexual Assault

It’s not every day that students hoist a mattress over their heads and march around campus. So, October 14 might stick out in the minds of some of Aurora University’s faculty and student body. On Tuesday, Oct. 14, students in Gender and...

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Happy Birthday, From Chris Evans

A birthday comes but once a year, but some lucky locals will have the chance to relive their special day on November 7 when artist Chris Evans opens his Birthday Card show at Yetee Gallery, 110 Cross St. in downtown Aurora. On...