Occupy the Midwest Refuses Permit for Freedom Park

Via press release Members of Occupy St. Louis met yesterday with Ann Chance, city Special Events Director, and Eddie Roth, Director of Public Safety. City officials offered a special event permit for “Freedom Park”, located between 15th, and 16th, Chestnut and Asphalt Walkway. The permit allows for 24-hour use of the park, would last until…

New Releases for 3/21/2012 at last!

Rough week – website was to be moved to a virtual server overnight causing just a few hours outage –this turned in to almost 2 and 1/2 days of outage. We can’t apologize enough to all of our customers, we know most of you have a routine, and it’s frustrating to not be able to…

OCRAC to host “Better Days Ahead: A Cultural Tribute To the Memory of Troy Davis and Martina Correia,” March 23rd

Via press releaseOn Friday, March 23rd, 8PM, at the Wicker Park Arts Center (2215 W North Ave), the Occupy Chicago Rebel Arts Collective will host a night of art, music and culture remembering the life and struggles of Troy Davis and Martina Correia. The evening will highlight the spoken word artists FM Supreme, a 2x…

More Guests and a Wedding at Anime Central

ACen Newsletter 43 days until ACen and the excitement is building! The Tier 3 deadline is March 15th, so dont miss out on your last chance to get your badge mailed to you and to pre-register at a discounted rate. After March 15th the badge price increases, and badges are only available for pick up…

Anne Rice is coming to C2E2

Lance Fensterman C2E2 Anne Rice What’s happenin’ Chi-Town? If you were ever given the opportunity to do an Interview With A Vampire, would you do it? I don’t know about you but I’m not looking to waste my time with just any vampire; I’m looking to hang with an old school one that has lived…

Movie Review – ‘John Carter’

April BarkleyWCB Movie Writer Earthman John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is transported to Disney’s version of life on Mars in this so-far box office hit. Filmmaker Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, WALL-E) takes viewers on an exhausting journey through a sci-fi/fantasy world of action, romance and Avatar-looking creatures. Carter, Civil War vet and former military captain, encounters the native green Tharks who…