News & Features,
Feb 27, 2013
The shipwreck of the
Silver Spray has rested a stone's throw from the Hyde Park shoreline for nearly 100 years—but it may not be around for much longer.
by Julia Thiel
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May 14, 2010
S. Leo Chiang documents New Orleans's Vietnamese community's mobilization against a landfill for toxic Katrina debris adjacent to their neighborhood, in "A Village Called Versailles," screening Saturday 5/15 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
by Ed M. Koziarski
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