Archive for August 2013

Capture the Moment

I hear it all the time, “you obviously love what you do” along with “nice shot” and “you have a good eye”. These comments refer to my love of photography. Recently a photojournalist friend of mine commented on one of my photos along with a note that said, “Capture the moments…the magic…the miracles of life!”... Read more »

Chicago Air Show 2013 photos

Chicago Air Show 2013 photos
Chicago Air Show 2013 photos: Thousands of people flocked to the lakefront yesterday and today with their eyes peeled toward the sky. It is the 55th annual Chicago Air and Water Show, it took place this past Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. It’s the largest free air and water show of its... Read more »

2013 Chicago Air Show with Herb Hunter: preview photos

Herb Hunter has been the announcer of the Chicago Air and Water Show with this breif case for 26 years
The 2013 Chicago Air Show will have thousands of people  flocking to the lakefront today and tomorrow with their eyes peeled toward the sky. It is the 55th annual Chicago Air and Water Show, taking place this Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. It’s the largest free air and water show of its kind... Read more »
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Chicago Air Show 2013 Media Day: photos

Lima Lima Flight Team flying over Chicago lakefront. - Chicago Air Show 2013 Media Day - Rick Lobes ©2013
This weekend is the 55th annual Chicago Air and Water Show, taking place this Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am-3:00pm. It is the largest free air and water show of its kind in the United States. The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point.... Read more »

Movie night: Everything Is Terrible at Lincoln Hall

Untouchable: The Drew Peterson Story - Photo credits : Michael Yarish
Think Mystery Science Theatre 3000 does silly Lifetime movies instead of sci-fi and you get a new hybrid movie night and comedy show at Lincoln Hall called Once In A Lifetime. Saki, a record store and art space in Logan Square teamed up with the folks from Lincoln Hall and Everything is Terrible, to present this... Read more »

Ginza Festival photos

Ginza Festival photos
The 58th Annual Ginza Holiday, a large Japanese cultural festival, will be presented by the Midwest Buddhist Temple on August 9th, 10th, and 11th at 435 W. Menomonee Street in Chicago’s historic Old Town. A benefit donation of $6 for adults, and $5 for students and senior citizens will be collected at the gate on all... Read more »
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Half naked, neon wearing, festival people and others you meet at Lollapalooza

The place
If last weekend, you were one of the millions of people that avoided downtown Chicago because of Lollapalooza 2013. All you missed was the crowds of “Half naked, neon wearing, festival people everywhere”. The Lollapalooza 2013 three day event brought a reported 100,000 plus concert goers per day to downtown Chicago. From my totally unofficial... Read more »

Billboard's Pre Lollapalooza Party - Photo Gallery

Billboard's Pre Lollapalooza Party - Photo Gallery
Photos from Billboard’s Pre Lollapalooza Party. On Thursday night at Wicker Park’s Double Door, Billboard hosted a Lollapalooza pre-party featuring performances by UK import Kate Nash, Canadian band Half Moon Run and indie-pop group Blondfire. Kate Nash is a multi-instrumental recording artist from London. With a platinum selling album and a BRIT Award tucked firmly under... Read more »