The Neighborhood Writing Alliance, publisher of The Journal of Ordinary Thought, facilitates opportunities for adults in low-income Chicago neighborhoods to write, publish, and perform works about their lives.
Series A is dedicated to showcasing experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Organized by Indiana University Northwest Faculty William Allegrezza, this series brings exciting authors to the Art Center to share their work.
Wade Rouse is the bestselling author of At Least in the City Someone Would Hear Me Scream, named a summer must-read by the Today Show and USA Today. Combining humor and pathos, Rouse traces a couple's move from the big city to the Michigan woods.
Ed Uhlir discusses the art, architecture and landscape of Millennium Park in a brief history of the project as well as the economic and social impact of what has become one of the most popular summer tourist destinations in the country.