Chicago producer and DJ Antonio Cesar has used tens of thousands of dollars in grants to travel the world, exporting the city’s sounds and importing new influences.
The regional archive brings Edward Sedgwick’s 1923 silent film back to life.
The Chicago-born filmmaker’s astonishing documentary Dawson City: Frozen Time tells the story of one of the greatest film finds in history by using the discovery itself.
Current musical obsessions of Eternals drummer Areif Sless-Kitain, his I Kong Kult bandmate Fred Wells, and Reader critic Peter Margasak
Also, Cook County plans mental health crisis center to aid police, and Obama appoints a former Chicagoan to head the Library of Congress.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
For a quarter century, Jerri Zbiral and Alan Teller have been trying to figure out the identity of the photographer behind images from 1940s India.
Pull off a 40-minute interview session and you too could have a slot in the Library of Congress.
The national recording project StoryCorps turns its mike on Chicago.
The Library of Congress has announced the 2009 inductees into the National Film Registry.