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Oct 14, 2013
It requires a unqiue brand of patience to build a wig one strand of hair at a time. Don’t believe it? Talk to DePaul theater professor Nan Zabriskie.
Sep 16, 2013
Plus: Lakshmi Ramgopal of Love and Radiation on her favorite echo pedal, the
Reader’s Leor Galil on Emily Reo’s gorgeous Olive Juice, and more
by Leor Galil
In Rotation, Emily Reo, Elestial Sound, experimental pop, Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper, mixtapes, Peter Cottontale, Nate Fox, Cam, summer festivals, music festivals, Kriss Stress, Notes & Bolts, Chicago Underground Music Archive, John Yingling, World Underground, China, Japan, Missoula, Montana, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Halcali, Capsule, Yasutaka Nakata, Perfume, Coltemonikha, collections, records, record collecting, Steve Krakow, Lakshmi Ramgopal, Love and Radiation, Lykanthea, Strymon, guital pedals, El Capistan dTabe Echo, effects pedals, Gazelle Twin, Sugarcane, Elizabeth Walling, EPs, remixes, Color War
Aug 7, 2013
The master of the violent showdown weaves a dizzying action opus.
by Ben Sachs
Movie Review, Johnnie To, Drug War, David Richardson, Louis Koo, Sun Honglei, China, drug dealers, vice cops, Hong Kong, Recommended
Jul 18, 2013
John Yingling tried to document every show in Chicago. The he did the same in Montana. Now he's going to China.
by Luca Cimarusti
$$$, Music, John Yingling, Gonzo Chicago, Chicago, Missoula, Montana, China, video, document, Indiegogo, donation
Mar 14, 2013
What's different for indie rockers in the ROC, and how a festival in Austin might help a band from Taipei
by Robyn Chang
It's Complicated, Music, South by Southwest, Taiwan, Taipei, ROC, SXSW, China, indie rock, Jon Du, Forests, Manic Sheep, Carsick Cars, Skip Skip Ben Ben, Ben Ben, Okay Cars, Dronetronics, Chris Lo, Craig Howe, Gregory Russell, Lars Berry, Cas Kaplan, Video
Mar 5, 2013
Toby Jones stars in
Berberian Sound Studio this week.
Movie Sidebar, The European Union Film Festival, Gene Siskel Film Center, Berberian Sound Studio, Peter Strickland, Toby Jones, Cosimo Fusco, Antonio Mancino, The Conversation, Carmina or Blow Up, Carmina Barrios, Flicker, Patrik Eklund, Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg, Anatole France, Lilith, Latvia, Yevgeny Pashkevich, The Last Time I Saw Macao, Joao Rui Guerra da Mata, Portugal, China, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, To Die Like a Man, Oma & Bella, Jewish, Holocaust, Berlin, Alexa Karolinski
News & Features,
Sep 19, 2012
Recyclable paper from the United States travels halfway around the world—only to end up, transformed, back on our retail shelves. Welcome to the weird world of wastepaper.
by Sam Worley
Feature, wastepaper, recyclable paper, import/export, shipping, recylcing, Manistique Papers, Cheung Yan, China, trade, scrap, Chung Nam, paper mills, Rouse Simmons, Remark Paper Company, FutureMark Paper
Jun 21, 2012
The more we use our air-conditioners, the more we need to use our air conditioners
Jun 14, 2012
If Obama's so smart, why does he want four more years?
by Steve Bogira
Election 2012, Politics, News, Barack Obama, second term, reelection, presidents, unemployment, poverty, inequality, foreclosures, European debt crisis, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Taxmageddon, spending cuts, tax increases, Congress, White House, inauguration, Syrian massacres, bombings in Iraq, Shiites, Sunnis, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Egypt, Iran, uranium enrichment, North Korean missiles, terrorism, Russia, China, Secret Service, Mitt Romney, midterms, Bush tax cuts, minimum wage, carbon fuel standard, cap-and-trade, Guantanamo, Ryan Lizza, term limits, New Yorker, Bill Daley, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Theo Epstein, Cubs, Boston Globe, major league baseball, climate change
Food & Drink,
May 14, 2012
In this week's chef challenge, Balena's Amanda Rockman hits the sweet spot with a Yunnanese brew
by Julia Thiel
Key Ingredient, tea, pu-erh tea, Amanda Rockford, oolong tea, Darjeeling tea, China, panna cotta, Toni Roberts, the Wit, Balena, The Bristol, Video
Feb 13, 2012
Mongolian pagan folk metal from China
by Philip Montoro
Crickets, Music, 12 O'Clock Track, Tengger Cavalry, Galloping Steeds, Sunesu Cavalry, Blood Sacrifice Shaman, The Mantra, Dying Art, Invisible Oranges, metal, folk, pagan, Beijing, China, Video
Galleries & Museums,
Art Critic's Choice,
Jan 12, 2012
Current Chinese photographers and painters at Schneider Gallery
Sep 26, 2011
A new study examines just how early Asian-American children start outperforming their peers, and ponders why it happens.
by Steve Bogira
Science, Asian-Americans, East Asians, European-Americans, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, median household income, educational attainment, racial and ethnic groups, China, Japan, Korea, math, literacy, Ohio State University, Yongmin Sun, cognitive development, Sociological Perspectives, Confucius, parenting practices, genetics, premature birth, pregnancy, single-parent households, siblings, parent-child communication, government funding, racial inequality, infancy, toddlers
Sep 22, 2011
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
News & Features,
May 26, 2011
Our interactive time line shows how Rahm became the Man on Five
by Ben Joravsky and Mick Dumke
Politics, Mayor Emanuel, Mayor Daley, William Daley, Alderman Ed Burke, Alderman Patrick O'Connor, Gery Chico, Carol Mosley Braun, Victor Reyes, parking meters, Fitch, Standard & Poors, Moody, President Obama, Jackie Heard, Alderman Ed Smith, Michael Sneed, Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago News Cooperative, Chicago Reader, China, Jean-Claude Brizard, Video
Oct 9, 2010
Berlin Film Festival winner Shinobu Terajima plays as a woman whose husband returns from his bloodthirsty deployment in China a decorated, disfigured quadruple amputee with a ravenous sexual appetite, in Koji Wakamatsu's "Caterpillar," screening this weekend in the Chicago International Film Festival.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Caterpillar, Japan, China, World War II, United Red Army, Riding Alone for Thousands of MIles, Shinobu Terajima, Koji Wakamatsu, Berlin Film Festival, banned, Shima Onishi, Edogawa Rampo, Chicago International Film Festival, AMC, River East, Video
Aug 17, 2010
Will the real "Chicago of China" please stand up?
Mar 3, 2010
Huang Weikai's surreal nonfiction film "Disorder" about Guangzhou, China, screens for free Wednesday 3/3 at DePaul University Museum.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Free Shit, Swag, DePaul, DePaul University Museum, Guangzhou, China, Haung Weikai, documentary, David Lynch, True/False Film Festival, Columbia, Missouri, Chris Boeckmann, media arts, Chi Jang Yin
Aug 14, 2008
The question Mayor Daley should've asked in China.
by Michael Miner
News, News Bites, Chicago, Mayor Richard M. Daley, China, Madrid, Mayor Richard J. Daley, Mayor Harold Washington, Olympic Games, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Ben Stiller, Mayor Jane Byrne, 1992 World's Fair
Apr 10, 2007
Mia and Ronan Farrow take Steven Spielberg to task for his role in planning the 2008 Olympics in China.