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November 19, 2014
CoRK DISTRICT OPEN STUDIO DAY Noon-8 p.m. Nov. 22 at 2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, Mingle with all manner of local artists and check out (and buy!) some of their works during CoRK Arts District’s annual Open Studios day. More than 70 artists, working in media ranging from painting, sculpture and glassworks to photography and performance art, open their studios

News AAND Notes: Arts Edition

COMMUNITY NEWS -from Staff BOLO Keith Haring’s Art In the way back of 1989, at the invitation (and tireless coordination) of teacher Irving Zucker, Keith Haring and nearly 500 Chicago Public Schools students collaborated on a 480-foot mural comprising 36 panels. It was subsequently divided into 61 sections and parsed

Iggy Pop

June 6, 2009
by Jack Diablo Album: Preliminaires Artist: Iggy PopLabel: AstralwerksRelease Date: June 2, 2009 It would appear that Iggy Pop has finally grown up. At least that’s what you might infer from even the most cursory listen of his latest solo release. Preliminaires is essentially a musical score to The Possibility

The Vinyl Revival

June 6, 2009
by Jack Diablo April 18th marked the second annual Record Store Day, a celebration of the local independent music stores. Over 700 shops from across the nation participated in this year’s event by hosting parties and offering exclusive vinyl releases. In Jacksonville, CD Connection and Weird Wax featured local bands

Buff Clout

June 6, 2009
crew at Bold City Brewery donates $100 to Harvest of Hope Foundation by Jack Diablo This month, Soundcheck shines the spotlight on the Jacksonville duo of Buff Clout. Blake Armstrong and Devin Grant are no strangers to the Jacksonville music scene. Individually, they represent their own personal styles and influences.

lonesome alt cowboy

June 6, 2009
by rick grant Steve Earle is one of the best songwriters to come out of the post 1960-70s folk era. Earle’s influences include Kris Kristofferson, Terry Allen, Levon Helm and his mentor, Townes Van Zandt. He flew under the commercial radar for many years. Then, his 1986 debut album Guitar

Ingredient Secrets: Papaya

June 6, 2009
Popular in tropical climes, papaya is found most frequently in Thai and Hawaiian dishes. Thai cooking uses green papaya, and the ripe version is found most in Hawaiian dishes. Two basic varieties of papaya exist: Hawaiian and Mexican. Hawaiian is the most commonly found in supermarkets. They generally weigh a

Dish Update + Events

June 6, 2009
by Erin Thursby Rumors of their demise came long before the actual closing at The Bungalow on Park. They were thought to be shutting their doors back in December, but they re-opened in January, limping along until last month, when they finally closed. If you’re looking for restaurant equipment, visit

cozy tea

June 6, 2009
by erin thursby Situated near the center of the 5 Points strip, Cozy Tea will remind you more of Avondale than it will funky 5 Points. Maybe it’s just a marker of how the neighborhood is changing. An eclectic English tea room, Cozy Tea serves up more than just tea.

an american enterprise

June 6, 2009
by madeleine peck Quilting is certainly an American enterprise, especially in the context of the African American community in the South. But the quilts and quilters of Gee’s Bend are of special interest not just because of their beauty but because of the community that produced them. The Cummer is

Pound Out Your Troubles

June 6, 2009
by Erin Thursby There’s something Zen about pounding a piece of metal with a hammer. It eases the sting of the world’s frustration. And by the time you’re done you might even have something useful. In the back of Bead Here Now (1051 Park St, 475-0004), a bead shop in

I See You Seeing Me

June 6, 2009
by Madeleine Peck I must admit, when it comes to video works, I am something of a Luddite. That is to say, often, I don’t really get it. Perhaps it’s a conditional failing on my part, because I have notions of traditions and narrative commingling to produce linear expectations of

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