Archives and Activism

Did you know that this week is New York Archives Week? I didn’t–until it was too late!   The Archivists Roundtable of New York is hosting a symposium on Archives and Activism  to celebrate and I am missing it today (check out the twitter trails via hashtag #archact). Anyway, its too bad I’m missing it, because … Read more »

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3Arts Awards

Jun 21, 2012 | Music
3Arts Awards

The 3Arts Awards is one of the most important programs in Chicago in terms of what it contributes to the city’s artistic diversity and vibrancy. 3Arts is a nonprofit organization that advocates for Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities who work in the performing, teaching, and visual arts. The organization has been … Read more »

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Black Music at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair

May 13, 2012 | Music, Press
Black Music at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair

Chicago celebrated its 175th birthday this past March. The CBMR teamed up with WFMT to highlight key moments in Chicago musical history in honor of the occasion. This collaboration was the kind I like: it was straightforward with clear parameters and truly mutually beneficial. WFMT added rich content and a level of diversity to its … Read more »

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