Archive for December 2014

The Birds of the Field Museum

The Birds of the Field Museum
WARNING: This post contains images of bird specimens (yes, dead birds – but I hope you’ll see as much beauty in them as I do). On Saturday, December 13th, I was given a rare opportunity to tour behind the scenes of one of Chicago’s great cultural institutions. Thanks to my friend, Joel Greenberg, I visited... Read more »

Teen Teaches Against Violence Through Art

Teen Teaches Against Violence Through Art
Twice a year, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers an anti-violence after school program for Chicago teens. The program culminates in a Showcase for the youth to present something that they are passionate about. On Thursday December 4th,  17-year-old Agnes Parzygnat from Lincoln Park High School presented a beautiful painting during the Showcase. The painting depicted a... Read more »