Hoobastank Concert Review

Megan Purazrang WCB Music Writer  Hoobstank Arcadia Place, Kalamazoo Greek Festival June 2, 2012 Photo Credit: Seth Messer On Saturday June 2, 2012 the Los Angeles based band Hoobastank took the stage at the Arcadia Creek place’s 36th annual Greek Festival stage in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The festival ran from May 31-June 2. (It was…

Kevin Huizenga and Dan Zettwoch 6/15 & CAKE

Quimby’s Bookstore Gloriana is a long-form poem in graphic form, and within its pages, Kevin Huizenga exposes the mechanics that underpin everyday life. His protagonist, Glenn Ganges, has conversations about dish soap and library visits that are both faithful depictions of mundane interactions and existential dissections of the units that construct our lives. Dan Zettwoch’s…

Movie Review- ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ is a new kind of fairytale

April Barkley  WCB Movie Writer   Studio- Roth FilmsDirector- Rupert SandersStarring- Kristen Stewart, Charlize TheronChris Hemsworth, Sam ClaflinRating- 3 out of 4 stars Modern-day takes on classic fairytales have been done to death. But for the newly released Snow White and the Huntsman, the fairytale has only just begun. The new eerie take on Snow…

Public Forum on Future of the Fisk Plant Site

Occupy Chicago Press Committee On Tuesday, PERRO (Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization) will hold a public forum in conjunction with Alivio Medical Center, The Resurrection Project, and Pilsen Neighbors Community Council about what should happen with the Fisk coal plant site, once the coal fired power plant is shut down this coming September.  PERRO…

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo Debuts in June

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) debuts on June 16 and 17, 2012, at Columbia College of Chicago’s Ludington Building, 1104 S. Wabash (8th Floor), from 11am to 6pm. It is free and open to the public. The first ever CAKE – and the first alternative comics expo in Chicago in…

Kore-eda’s I WISH! GHOSTBUSTERS at Midnight! Silent Cinema!

Music Box Theatre Tomorrow we’re opening Hirokazu Kore-eda’s beauitful new film I WISH, about two brothers hoping for a miracle to reunite their family. Roger Ebert gives the film 3 1/2 stars! This Friday and Saturday will see the glorious return of Summer Blockbusters at MIdnight. We’re kicking it off with GHOSTBUSTERS. You can see…

Chicago Tribune files to seize domain of Occupy publication

Occupy Chicago Press Committee On May 24, the Tribune Company filed a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceeding against the Occupied Chicago Tribune via the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) regarding the domains occupiedchicagotribune.org and occupychicagotribune.org. This is only the latest step in the Tribune Company’s ongoing attempt to intimidate or otherwise silence the…