Tagged: IL

Why I support public art and why you should, too

I suppress many emotions, but one of the thing(s) I get emotional about is the community coming together and creating enjoyment for all. It’s the best. Recently, murals have come into the spotlight in Aurora with a new mural ordinance in effect...

Summer (Mostly Free) Fun in Aurora, IL

Are you wondering what you’ll do with the kids this summer? Downtown Auroran Magazine has a list of summer fun for you and your family. Grab the kids and go enjoy these great, local activities in Aurora, IL. 1. SciTech. It’s a fun...

One Paragraph Review: Sweeney Todd at Paramount Theatre

You love it or you hate it apparently. I bloody loved it. I loved every sweet juicy morsel of “Sweeney Todd” at Aurora’s Paramount Theatre. Too much? Not for me. Dark, beautifully scored musicals — more please! I loved the dark-hued, multi-tiered...

The Black Snake Tour of Aurora: Petrocapitalism & Resistance

We put together a people’s tour of petrocapitalism and resistance in Aurora, IL as part of a larger collaboration on activating knowledges and memory to unsettle the mechanisms of a global suburb. Sites visted included an El Jardin Community Garden, an Embridge...

Modest Coffee Collaborates with Aurora Artist on New Roast

Teresa Fiehn is a local artist who is about to have her own coffee. The Modest Coffee team is working with Fiehn, of Aurora, on a collaborative series called “The Artist.” The idea behind the series is collaboration between artist and artisan.   “We...

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