Current musical obsessions of drummer and composer Bill Harris, clarinetist and composer Angel Bat Dawid, and Reader music critic Peter Margasak
The former Chicago Tribune correspondent is walking out of Africa, through Asia, and down through the Americas, tracing humanity’s own first journey.
Also, the owner of the Willis Tower is investing in a $500 million renovation.
Highlights of the 2016 World Music Festival include Ethio-jazz pioneer Mulatu Astatke, electro-rumba innovators Ìfé, and forward-looking Indian classicists Anjna and Rajna Swaminathan.
The local nonprofit offers educational and social support for refugee teens.
Did freelancing add to James Foley’s peril?
Oscar-nominated live-action shorts: Asad
Esau Melendez’s documentary “Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream,” about Alvira Arellano’s standoff with immigration officials, screens Friday in the first Justice Film Festival.
Brutally driven from Sudan as a child, Garang Mayuol is bringing clean water to the suffering villagers back home. A new documentary chronicles his journey.
While we’re over here debating the merits of harem pants versus skinny jeans, Sudanese journalist Lubna Hussein has been fined $200 for wearing pants (but was spared 40 lashes). Sudan […]
A city spokeswoman says Chicago doesn’t have any investments connected to Sudan.
The City Council slams the U. of C. for refusing to divest in Sudan–not like it’s doing anything about the genocide.