Just submitted a poster version of this to a thing, but I’ve got a feeling I didn’t format the files correctly, so here you go tumblr, some more recycled Chicago pixel art.
The interns made out like working in public view was no big deal.Summer interns as art installation | Marketplace.org
“Like every now and then we’ll look up when there’s like people peering through between the signs, trying to figure out what’s going on,” Tori Dubray said.
That might be because they applied for the job — or the right word may be “auditioned” for it — in public.
“This year’s internship program was entirely cast and recruited through Instagram,” said Jason Peterson, who runs the 500-person office and designed the internship.
They made the Cubs look Little League
They made the Sox look old
From North to South, we loved these boys
Decked out in blue and gold. — Mary Schmich, A poem to our boys of summer — Jackie Robinson West - Chicago Tribune (via jasmined)
At the once-second-to-last ranked school in Illinois, Chicago’s Wendell Phillips Academy High School, librarian K.C. Boyd has helped turn around the reading culture in the school. The school’s reading test scores have improved with 18.2 percent of students meeting or exceeding state standards, at the present, compared to 6.5 percent in 2012. — Chicago Public School Librarian K.C. Boyd: The Heartbeat of Her School | School Library Journal
#TBT: “Queen of the Motor Colony”
A Chicago Examiner headline from August 1908: “Girl Dares Death in Auto Climbing.” You go, girl.
Adler Planetarium to host Bowie themed event
The Adler is also getting excited about the opening of David Bowie Is on Sep 23. Check out their After Dark event “Space Oddity,” which explores the intersections of art, science, and music with the From Voorwerps to Black Holes: Our Odd Universe exhibit, the Bowie Ball DJ Heaven Malone, and an Intergalactic Bowie Scavenger Hunt. More info here.
Everything’s coming up Bowie!
When Haymarket Square (Randolph and DesPlaines) was still a market, 1973, Chicago. John White.