Kartemquin on beauty

Kartemquin Films has been getting mad press lately for The Interrupters, the story of three former Chicago gang members trying to “interrupt” the cycle of violence in the streets. I haven’t seen it yet, but it’s selling out screenings at the Siskel Film Center, where it runs through August 25. Get on downtown and catch […]

This week at the H/O

So much goodness! Tomorrow evening (Friday) the Interview Show welcomes filmmaker Steve James and author Alex Kotlowitz, the pair behind the new Kartemquin film The Interrupters, as well as rapper Psalm One, novelist Marcus Sakey, and singer-songwriter Krista Detor. Then, later that night, the Hideout hosts a SPELLING BEE. If you remember the bee from […]