Over the past few years, Chicago multi-instrumentalist Alex Cowling has released several solo albums that combine weather-beaten indie rock, spacious jazz, and easygoing folk, and he’s done it to little or no fanfare. When I ask him about the new Antarctica, he tells me that one of the few people who’s listened to it is […]
Move over, T. rex: Field Museum shows off the diversity of dinos from outside America
The new Máximo installation and “Antarctic Dinosaurs” exhibit feature dinosaurs from around the world that aren’t yet household names, at least in the States.
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This week’s Chicagoan: Emily Stone, former resident of Antarctica
This week’s Chicagoan is Emily Stone, former resident of Antarctica.
More neighborhood movies, past and present
The upcoming documentary Antarctica: A Year on Ice is less a portrait of scientific discovery than the community that forms around a scientific research base.
Stop the right-wing media machine, UIC prof wants to get off!
How right-wing propaganda distorts Peter Doran’s Antarctic research