Erin Allen is an artist and communicator, driven by her curiosity about the stories of people. She has a dynamic background in audio, from producing multimedia work at Michigan Radio and WDET to co-hosting Radio Campfire, a live, listening event series. Her passion for social justice and art with her skills in marketing and communications have led her to spaces like Stone Soup Housing Cooperative and Allied Media Projects. Erin holds a BA in psychology from Grand Valley State University. With spare time, she dances her heart out at music festivals and binges science fiction media of the Octavia Butler persuasion.
Naomi Davis grew up with a walkable neighborhood and is making it her mission with Blacks In Green to focus on “sustainable square miles.”
What happens when iconic art inspires more iconic art? Artist Candace Hunter shows me with her largest exhibition yet, based on the speculative fiction of Octavia Butler.
Chicago-based podcaster Anna DeShawn created a queer radio station in 2009, making it her mission to tell more LGTBQ+ stories.
The art of Faith Ringgold is bold, bright and political. Her first Chicago exhibit is open now at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Director Andrew Davis has made films set in deserts and at sea. But when he directs movies based in cities, he always tries to bring them to Chicago.
The village of Oak Park took in about 160 migrants that were living in Chicago. A nonprofit in St. Louis wants to resettle hundreds more.
This city has so many places to see and experience. Lauren Viera shares how 20 years of living here led to her new book, “The 500 Hidden Secrets of Chicago.”
For Thanksgiving, the food may be taken care of, but what about the feels? Jordan Wimby, aka “The Melanin Martha,” has some tips.
Photographer Sean Fader uses his installation at Wrightwood 659 to memorialize LGBTQ+ people murdered in hate crimes in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
The Chicago area is home to the country’s largest Palestinian American community with more than 18,000 Palestinians living in Cook County alone.