Friday’s Links Roundup

Friday’s Links Roundup

Has anyone gone to see the new Star Trek movie? Nichelle Nichols was a totally better Uhura than Zoe Saldana. She just looks so bad ass in that pic. Here are some of the stories from this past week. Have a great three day weekend! Stolen Moore Now Scrap Metal, Police...

Two Takes on the One Man Band

Sid Laverents died of pneumonia on May 6th at the age of 100. Who was Sid Laverents, you ask? From his New York Times obituary: Mr. Laverents was a jack of many trades, a perpetual self-inventor. He played a dozen instruments and supported himself through the...
Wednesday Clips

Wednesday Clips

A few stories, blog posts, and interesting discussions in Chicago and beyond that are on my mind this week. **Image credit: Shannon Keller, Knitter. Keller’s work is currently on view at Show Cave in L.A. (via The World’s Best Ever). *CAA Study finds...

The Future Is Now*

The Future Is Now* *And by now we mean in the 22nd century, which is just one number away really. The future is important to artsits since many of us are closet geeks and we like to know what tech we will be unable to afford in 2018. The Apple future is oddly like the...
Sita Sings the Blues

Sita Sings the Blues

This morning I found an email from Richard Holland that simply stated “utterly awesome” with a link. I clicked on the link and found myself at the home page for the film Sita Sings the Blues. I had seen the movie poster while I was at the Gene Siskle Film...