The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, long committed to offering Chicago’s small and mid-sized contemporary dance companies opportunities for artistic development and performance, announces the first Richard H. Driehaus Commissioned Artist: Lucky Plush Productions.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago is presenting In Real Life from January 16 – March 29, 2019. As the powerful technology behind artificial intelligence grows more sophisticated, machines have developed the capacity to not only capture images but to “see” them as well.
Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that Arlen and Elaine Cohen Rubin will be honored with The Luminary Award at the ICONS Gala celebrating 25 years of Porchlight as the center for music theatre in Chicago, Monday, March 23, at the Ritz-Carlton, 160 E. Pearson St.
Queer|Art, New York City's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, is pleased to announce the winner of the second annual Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant For Queer Women(+) Dance Artists, Hollerin Space.
Logan Center Exhibitions is pleased to present The years now, an exhibition of sculpture, photography, and sound by the acclaimed multimedia artist and Chicago native Harold Mendez, which will be on view January 24–March 8, 2020.
Natasha Parker worked for HBO, a subsidiary of Time Warner and Warner Media. The Columbia College Chicago graduate worked as a production manager for HBO in the creative marketing production department.
He taught for 15 years at his alma mater, Columbia College Chicago, and in 1992 published a comic novel, “Cooler by the Lake,” that received lukewarm reviews. He received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation and studied Vietnamese folklore on a Fulbright fellowship in Hue, Vietnam.
The festival, which will be held at Columbia College Chicago—and make use of its high-quality cinema facilities—aims not just to screen the inspiring work of underwater filmmakers, but also provide a platform for enlightening presentations and discussions centered around film, photography, and ocean sustainability.
"Troy was the epitome of a Chicagoan," said longtime friend Byrd Bardot. "He was known and loved from the North Side, West Side, East Side, and the South Side. Troy was true 'club royalty'. He made the entire city his playground and gave love to everyone he came across; especially on the dance floor and will be greatly missed by myself and everyone else who knew him."
Jim DeRogatis is the music critic and author who broke the R. Kelly story in 2000. The first of three installments of Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning airing tonight, January 2, 2020, but DeRogatis has been covering the R. Kelly story for as long as it has been public.