Slow Pulp make a dreamy album for the year we can’t wake up from, Pelican guitarist Dallas Thomas keeps the solo jams coming, and more.
Tag: Natural Resources Defense Council
The petcoke problems of the southeast side hit the MoCP
A new exhibit, “Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy,” features various artists’ responses to the environmental problem.
The natural selection of Jenny Kendler
Jenny Kendler, first-ever artist in residence for the Natural Resources Defense Council, makes complex work about the weird relationship between humans and the natural world.
Snapshots of opening night at Expo Chicago 2013
Expo Chicago 2013 launched at Navy Pier last night with a tweaked design, more video, and a benefit party.
Expo Chicago and pals
Expo Chicago’s sophomore year, and a peek at some satellite festivals
Culture Vultures: Checking out The Godfather, Segway tours, and more
Julie Tymorek, administrative assistant in the Wellness Center at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, read: The Godfather by Mario Puzo Sure, everyone has seen the movie The Godfather, and yeah, it’s great—but seriously, read the book. Mario Puzo’s writing moves beyond the cliches of the typical mafia drama and offers a rare […]
The latest salvo in the fight to clean up Chicago’s air
Watchdog organizations announce plans to sue the owner of Chicago coal-fired power plants for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
The skinny on cap and trade
Congress is moving slowly, but midwestern leaders have already forged their own plan for a carbon cap-and-trade system. Henry Henderson, one of its architects, explains how the market, and commercial self-interest, can be used to cut back on pollution.