News & Features,
Deanna Isaacs on Culture,
Nov 25, 2013
As contract negotiations drag on, UIC United Faculty hosts a teach-in—and contemplates a walkout.
By Deanna Isaacs
Deanna Isaacs on Culture, University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC, UIC United Faculty, unions, labor, American Association of University Professors, AAUP, UICUF, Hull-House Residents' Dining Hall, Jane Addams, higher education, tuition, student debt, tenure, instructors, adjuncts, lecturers, Paula Allen-Meares, university administrators, Walter Benn Michaels, universities, Leon Fink, Lon S. Kaufman, Dick Simpson, Barbara Ransby, Steven Ashby, University of Illinois's School of Labor & Employment Relation, CTU, Chicago Teachers Union, Joseph Persky, Bill Burton, teach-ins
Arts & Culture,
Oct 2, 2013
A Chicago history, 1898-present
By Aimee Levitt
Feature, hipsters, Flat Iron Building, Bridgeport, neighborhoods, New York Times, next Seattle, Richard Lloyd, Jeff Huebner, history, Real World, Ed Marszewski, Lumpen Times, Liz Phair, Urge Overkill, Veruca Salt, Smashing Pumpkins, Tom Handley, Joe Judd, Shane Bugbee, Elliot Dicks, gentrification, Clem Jaskot Jr., Phyllis' Musical Inn, bars, Gold Star Bar, Nelson Algren, Wicker Park, HotHouse, Double Door, Pontiac, Subterranean, Flat Iron Building, Myopic Books, Quimby's Bookstore, Autonomous Zone Infoshop, Buys Bee, Earwax Cafe, Urbus Orbis, commercialization, bohemia, brohemia, Sarah Crawford, Fine Arts Building, artists' colonies, coffeehouses, nightclubs, The Little Room, South Loop, artists, tea, Auditorium Hotel, Ralph Clarkson, Henry Blake Fuller, George Ade, Hamlin Garland, Lorado Taft, Jane Addams, Bertha Palmer, Jackson Park, Hyde Park, Midway Studios, Floyd Dell, Evening Post, Evening Post's Friday Literary Review, Paul Durica, Margery Currey, salons, Sherwood Anderson, Edgar Lee Masters, Carl Sandburg, Ben Hecht, Margaret Anderson, The Little Review, Richard Lloyd, Chicago winters, Towertown, Bauhaus, Bauhaus School, River North, Maxwell Bodenheim, them restaurants, Gold Coast House of Correction, Big John's Coal Scuttle, Jake Loeb, Thomas Dyja, Tree Studios, Prohibition, tearooms, Green Mask, Ballyhoo Cafe, drag shows, Dil Pickle Club, Washington Square Park, Newberry Library, Bughouse Square, Jack Jones, Tooker Place, Mae West, Ben Reitman, Chicago Tribune, alcohol, Charles Collins, Mitchell Dawson, Harriet Monroe, Clarence Darrow, Emma Goldman, Theodore Dreiser, Ring Lardner, Edgar Lee Masters, Joseph Weil, Bill Haywood, Jack Johnson, Chicago Literary Times, Michigan Avenue Bridge, douchebags, yuppies, bros, Alfreda Gordon, Chicago Sunday Times, development, beatniks, hippies, New Yorker, Emily Hahn, Slim Brundage, College of Complexes, Piper's Alley, Lincoln Restaurant, Maury's, Cholly Wendorf, Bill Smith, Steve Goodman, John Prine, Bonnie Koloc, Hairy Who, Will Leonard, University of Chicago, Old Town School of Folk Music, Bill Savage, Northwestern University, Frank Ryan, Norman Mailer, Dee Paira, Gavin Morrison, Rainbo Club, Logan Square, Jason Hammel, Logan Beach, Lula Cafe, Amalea Tshilds, Joe Bryl, Longman & Eagle, Reno, Bang Bang Pie, Parsons Chicken & Fish, Cozy Corner, Cole's Bar, Helen's, Two-Way Lounge, Whirlaway Lounge, The Whistler, Scofflaw, Weegee's Lounge, Logan Square Farmers Market, Dill Pickle Co-Op, Cafe Mustache, New Wave Coffee, Abraham Conlon, Adrienne Lo, Matthias Merges, Jared Wentworth, Paul McGee, Maria Jaimes, Fireside Bowl, The Mutiny, John McDermott, Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Latinos, buying property, Bridgeport, Pilsen, Jason Vincent, Bruce Finkelman, Thalia Hall, Modern Cooperative, furniture stores, Nightwood, Co-Prosperity Sphere, public transportation, mass transit, Version Fest, Mash-Tun Festival
Sep 24, 2013
A centennial history of the Lakeside, Michigan, country club
By Jerome Ludwig
Mudville, Books, Sports, Chikaming Country Club, Lakeside, Michigan, Jane Addams, Carl Sandburg, George Halas, Luis Alvarez, John Paul Stevens, James Henry Breasted, George E.Q. Johnson, Al Capone, niblick, golf, foozle, Robert A. Black
Arts & Culture,
Feb 9, 2012
Jane Addams's travel medicine kit and Tom Brown's Field Guide series
By Joey Jachowski and Armando Salazar
Culture Vultures, Julie Shapiro, Third Coast International Audio Festival, Jane Addams, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Terri Kapsalis, Weed Wolf, Tom Brown, nature, survivalism, Tom Brown's Field Guide, psychic death
Oct 1, 2010
In a series of local appearances, journalist Elaine Weiss discusses her new book "Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War."
By Sam Worley
Chicagoland, Food Chain, Lit & Lectures, Free Shit, Food & Drink, Other Stuff, Apropos of Nothing, Swag, Books, Land armies, Elaine Weiss, Jane Addams, Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War, World War I, Libertyville, 19th Amendment, women's suffrage, gender, urban gardening, local foods, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago Horticultural Society, Angela Mason, community gardening, Center for Gender Studies, University of Chicago, Jane Addams Hull House Museum, soup dinner, Slow Food Chicago, food security, Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy
Oct 15, 2009
By Whet Moser
Chicagoland, Politics, Clout City, Matt Taibbi, Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Jane Addams, Alva Myrdal, Norman Borlaug, Emily Green Balch, Carl von Ossietzky, Jane Addams
Apr 23, 2009
The Chicago Anarchist Film Festival's opening night film, "On the Verge: The Smash EDO Campaign," documents the five-year-long protest outside a British plant aimed at disrupting the supply of arms for the Iraq war.
By Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Iraq War, Jane Addams, Hull House, Anarchist, Film Festival, Brighton, UK, On the Verge, SchNEWS, Smash EDO, ITT, defense contractor, Video
Mar 17, 2009
A 2007 documentary, The Five Ring Circus, details the high costs to Vancouver of its bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The film screens Friday at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum.
By Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Olympics, Chicago 2016, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Jane Addams, Hull House, Vancouver 2010, Anarchist, Hull-House, Chicago Anarchists, Workers of the World Relax, Conrad Schmidt, Video
Sep 10, 2008
The Republicans deserve merciless ridicule for their cynical attack on community organizers. Do the Democrats have the chops to deliver it?
By Michael Miner
News, News Bites, Barack Obama, Chicago Tribune, John Judis, Chicago Sun-Times, Rudolph Giuliani, The New Republic, Huffington Post, Sarah Palin, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, John Raskin, Robert Reed, Jane Addams, Saul Alinsky, John Neffinger