Fish Swimming in Concrete

They were swimming in front of a bar in Noble Square. They showed such grace and beauty for creatures gliding in cement. I was absolutely delighted in finding these koi; it was another piece trying to make Chicago beautiful. These koi were the work of stencil street artist Jeremy Novy. I had the opportunity to […]

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The Incredible Casus Circus

I have the opportunity of interviewing Natano Fa’anana of the amazing circus group Casus Circus from Australia for the 2015 Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival. Below is a selection of the interview. If you have the chance to see Casus Circus, I highly recommend it; they are one of the most exquisite circus groups I’ve ever […]

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Repost: The Girlie Show

Several years ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing several incredible circus performers for the 2015 Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival. For the next few days, I’m going to post those interviews starting with The Girlie Show, that was first published on the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival blog on 5/11/2015. Please enjoy! Jamieson Lindenburg’s The Girlie […]

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A New Mantra for Chicago

It’s all about inclusivity. I came across we all live here while waiting for the Ashland bus back in December. The words were chalked onto a brick wall of a bank; each word a different color. For me, I saw it in the context of immigration, documented or not. We do all live here; we […]

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Ireland: Part 3

On our third day, it was time to road trip across Ireland. We were going to go due west to County Galway and County Clare. Before we left, we went to a few more places in Dublin. We started off at the General Post Office museum that tells the story of the Easter Uprising. Despite […]

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Boston 2017: Part 3

We awoke to our third and final day in Cambridge. For those of you keeping count, that is a different place each night. Our first night was in Boston, second in Westport, and third in Cambridge. And as luck would have it, we spent our first day in Cambridge and our final day in Boston! […]

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