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Meghan Moe Beitiks

Water Street Studio’s First Solo Show Explores ‘Self’ Through Science

Meghan Moe Beitiks giddily explained neutrinos to three small boys on Saturday night at Water Street Studios where the artist opened her solo show, “Observations of Final States in Interactions.” The boys shared Beitiks excitement for a few minutes before quickly getting...

CMS, Fermilab

One of the World’s Largest Science Experiments as Art

The CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland is not only a remarkable scientific instrument; it is also a work of art. It stands 50 feet tall, weighs 14,000 tons, and its thousands of wires and components work...

MLK Day Events in Aurora Honor and Celebrate

  Celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday, January 19 in Aurora. Besides the over 175 Hands-On exhibits to explore, SciTech sets up Creation Stations which blend the arts and sciences in a MLK theme for world peace. We...

River Street, Aurora

River and Lake Streets to Go Two-Way in Downtown Aurora

  River Street along with Lake Street will receive a directional makeover this summer. Bike lanes will also be added to River Street closing the Fox River Trail gap. A second open house will be held on Wednesday January 21, 2015 from...

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DTA OP-ED: Social Media Junkies Can Do Better

OP-ED by Eric Peter Schwartz Years ago, when I first joined Facebook at the urging of a couple of friends, it was a very different place. We’d all left Myspace because of the noise and the ads and the stupid ass bling...

Meghan Moe Beitiks

Artist Explores Fermilab Neutrino Research at Water Street Studios Solo Exhibit

Water Street Studios presents their first solo exhibition this month, in which artist Meghan Moe Beitiks explores the acts and apparatuses of neutrino research and detection at the Fermilab particle physics and accelerator laboratory, employing interviews with physicists and perceptions of her...

Next issue theme: FASHION

The next issue of Downtown Auroran Magazine will be fashion-themed. We are currently accepting submissions of poetry, short stories, photography, and artwork relating to “fashion.” Send your submissions to downtownauroran@gmail.com. Deadline is January 15, 2015. Submission info HERE.