By transforming spaces and institutions while challenging traditions and perceptions, Theaster Gates has become the most important man doing what he does…and what he does is something no one else in the world is doing.
If they’re good enough for the legendary Tarahumara runners of northern Mexico, well, are you planning on running 100 miles today? Today’s recipe makes them even taste grrrreat!
Last week, Charter Parents United and supporters rallied at Federal Plaza to protest what they say is unequal funding of charter schools by Chicago Public Schools (CPS), in reaction to a moratorium on charters signed by 35 aldermen. The protestors marched to CPS headquarters and delivered 35,000 postcards (one for each charter student) to the [...]
By Kiko Martinez on May 13, 2013 | 2 Comments
In the independent film “Filly Brown,” actress Gina Rodriguez plays Majo Tonorio, a budding L.A. hip-hop artist who is trying to break into the music industry to raise money to hire a lawyer to get her mother (Jenni Rivera) out of prison. Oscar-nominated actor Edward James Olmos (“Stand and Deliver”) plays the criminal lawyer who is working with Majo, much to the chagrin of her emotionally exhausted father (Lou Diamond Phillips). “Filly Brown” was co-directed and co-written by Michael Olmos, one of Edward’s four sons.
A little crunchy crust comes from flaxseeds. Where this really goes over the edge is the basil dressing and kale salad, completely flavor explosion against the warm sweet potato patties.
According to Fox 32, Senator Mark Kirk wants to spend tens of millions of dollars and arrest 18,000 people in an effort to bring down the Gangster Disciples. No, really, apparently that’s what he said. Let’s hope this is one of those instances Politicians making statements that are not intended to be interpreted as fact, [...]