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Pride Picnic celebrates new generation

Jun 12, 2018
Jon Klotz

The Tri-State Alliance hosted the annual Evansville Pride Picnic on Sunday, June 10, in celebration of Pride Month. Organizers and attendees flowed in and out of the Burdette Park Bishea Shelter, learning and giving and being themselves.

Emily Miles

The local community has the chance to attend a children’s musical adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast" at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 at the Academy for Innovative Studies - Diamond.

This year, the Public Education Foundation worked with Compass Creative Dramatics and collaborated with The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana and the George L. Mesker Music Trust to present the play.

HOLA Latino Festival Returns in August

Jun 8, 2018
Mareea Thomas

 

You can expect music like Tierra Cali, food from across Latin America, and dozens of vendors and kids’ activities August 18 at Bosse Field during Evansville’s third annual HOLA Latino Festival.

More than seven thousand people came out for the HOLA Latino Festival last year.

And now, event organizers like HOLA President Daniela Vidal say they’re working to build more connections between the larger community and incoming Latinos.

Wesselman Nature Society Offers Early Birding

Jun 7, 2018

Robins flit from feeder to branch in front of the Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve panoramic viewing window.

Bird enthusiasts tend to gravitate toward the window on their first visit, said Shelby Hall, Wesselman Woods natural resource and operations manager. Then, they move to the trails winding through one of the largest urban old-growth forests in the nation.

Every Thursday until the end of June, Wesselman Nature Society members can enter the nature preserve at 7 a.m., two hours prior to its regular opening.

Millennials still think of Sanders to decide vote

Sep 27, 2016
Paola Marizan / WNIN

One of the many presidential debate watch parties last evening was held at the University of Southern Indiana with a large  presence of students and faculty. 

Even though the primaries are over the presence of Bernie Sanders loomed large over this gathering.

In the past, the majority of millennials avidly supported Sanders and the sting of his defeat is causing some, like Cody McCormick, to swing their votes to a third party. 

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