Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Favorite Chicago TV veterans talking to each other! This Friday, October 31, John Callaway will interview the man behind Svengoolie, Rich Koz, for half an hour, discussing his career in local broadcasting and the special niche he's carved out for himself. Chicago Tonight, Channel 11, 7:30 p.m.; re-airs at 1:30 a.m.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Kevin Grandfield, former artist-in-residence at The Cliff Dwellers Club, has turned his years-long project Hunting Nighthawks: On the Road with Edward Hopper into a blog. Hunting Nighthawks recounts with quirky humor and incisive commentary Grandfield's experiences, thoughts, and interviews as he traveled to 47 U.S. cities to view in-person over 100 Hopper paintings and ask people along the way, "Do you think that Americans are isolated as Edward Hopper characters, like in his masterpiece Nighthawks?"