Author Archive for Alexa Daugherty

Community Comments

The first half hour of “Letters to Obama,” a performance at the Experimental Station, consisted of everyone setting up. In a space focused on community, this really means everyone, myself included. One performer set out hummus dip for eating “between…

Remembering Von

If not for the Chicago Clean Indoor Air Ordinance, the Jazz Showcase would have been dark and smoky. Even so, it was dim enough inside for a memorial service– more specifically, a memorial show honoring the late, great jazz saxophonist…