I’ve had to keep it under wraps for quite a while, but here’s the Half Acre/3 Floyds Shewolf IPA label you didn’t know you were dying to see.
Valentine’s Week at Xoco means red hot-glazed heart-shaped churros!
The main focus of the story to a large extent is — white American goes to help these black Haitians build a school. This idea of the white savior is a common theme, so as a filmmaker what do you have to be mindful of when this is partly the focus of your film?
JN: I think that’s our entry in, and I think we kind of want to use that as a crowbar to open up some of these bigger issues and say we’re also going to show you the other stories.
DS: In many ways we’re kind of telling the exact opposite of that story. If you look at the material and you look at the kind of story we’re going to tell, I think it’s very much a well-intentioned guy goes down and has the exact opposite experience. He does not necessarily do right by the community and I think we’re committed to being really honest about how that unfolds. So in many ways as filmmakers we’re not quite playing with that narrative convention but we’re kind of turning that narrative convention upside down.
Illinois officials are hoping headlines like “Recently Insured Man Can’t Wait To Get Out There, Start Seriously Injuring Himself,” and “Man Without Health Insurance is Forced to Sell Action Figures to Pay Medical Bills” will bring the right blend of comedy and news to persuade more young people to sign up for new health coverage.Illinois partners with The Onion to push Obamacare enrollment - chicagotribune.com
http://do312.com/events/2014/2/13/solo-in-the-2nd-city Be sure to RSVP for free champagne!
See you Thursday! I might read something I’ve been working on about Mia Farrow (this is a breakup show, after all), or I’ll just sing “XO” over and over again before they haul me off.
We just need a few more subzero days to kick 1884 out of the No. 1 spot. Exciting!
The Chicago Rowing Foundation is holding free workshops for high school students on Wednesday, February 12th at the WMS Boathouse at Clark Park. Sign up online at the Chicago Rowing Foundation.