Sunday, January 22, 2012

An adorable dog act from the 1/21/12 No Shame Theatre set at Chicago’s Wicker Park Arts Center.

Thursday, January 19, 2012
On January 18 sticker collector and DJ DB Burkeman and his project manager of two days, Ned White, spent hours organizing about 1,000 stickers for the January 20 opening of STUCK UP: A Selected History of Alternative & Pop Culture Told Through Stickers at Chicago’s Maxwell Colette Gallery.
For the full story, see redeyechicago.com.

On January 18 sticker collector and DJ DB Burkeman and his project manager of two days, Ned White, spent hours organizing about 1,000 stickers for the January 20 opening of STUCK UP: A Selected History of Alternative & Pop Culture Told Through Stickers at Chicago’s Maxwell Colette Gallery.

For the full story, see redeyechicago.com.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

On the evening of November 14, after the University of Chicago postponed a talk by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, I walked by about 150 Occupy Chicago protestors gathered outside of International House to speak out against the planned talk.

Monday, November 14, 2011
I wonder if [Socrates] taught preschool. Vivian Paley, a former preschool and kindergarten teacher at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools who writes about how imaginative play in young children helps them make sense of their worlds.
Saturday, November 12, 2011

uchicagomag:

Tagging along with Occupy Chicago participant Kelvin Ho, ’12, at a protest against entitlement cuts.

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Footage by Ruth E. Kott, AM’07

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

At a November 7 rally, hundreds of people gathered at Federal Plaza in Chicago to protest Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid cuts. Afterward, they marched to the intersection of Jackson and Clark, where 43 people sat or stood in the middle of the street, dancing and chanting, “What do we want? No cuts!” This video shows the last of the 43 people—at least 15 of which were members of the Jane Addams Senior Caucus—being arrested.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

A University of Illinois-sponsored conference at Access Living brought together entrepreneurs with disabilities for a day of networking and learning, planned with funding from UIC research project Participation through Innovation. One entrepreneur, Alana Wallace, created a greeting-card company that features characters in wheelchairs and with canes.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Photos from the Charles James exhibit at the Chicago History Museum. James started his career as a milliner in Chicago in the 1920s.

Friday, October 21, 2011
Rachel from Brooklyn Industries in Wicker Park helping Adam Wiebe, Absinthe & the Dirty Floors' drummer, find an outfit or two for an October 23 photo shoot with photographer Lucy Hewett.

Rachel from Brooklyn Industries in Wicker Park helping Adam Wiebe, Absinthe & the Dirty Floors' drummer, find an outfit or two for an October 23 photo shoot with photographer Lucy Hewett.