Author Archive for Bonnie Kate Walker

Art Springs Eternal

The University of Chicago isn’t an arts school, and no one pretends that it is. But this spring, the character of the arts on campus is changing. Starting on Saturday, May 8th, the week-long annual Festival of the Arts will…

Nitrate Kisses

Homosexual culture has been all but completely omitted from history, and a contrived narrative won’t help in raising awareness. Barbara Hammer makes these messages clear in her film “Nitrate Kisses.” The 1992 film was screened as a part of the…

Two Days, One Film

“It’s a transmitter, D Radio for speaking to God.” Valois Restaurant. Strobe Light. At six o’clock in Cox Lounge this is the only direction in which our team’s film is going. This is the first hour of University of Chicago…

Peter and the Wolf at the Shoreland

“Peter and the Wolf” refers to a single artist named Red Hunter, who performed a show in Hyde Park last Thursday night with a duct tape-patched guitar and a keyboard synthesizer. His clothing was similarly nonchalant, and his laid-back appearance…

Lost Boys Found

For three men who have survived some of the most tragic events I can imagine, William Mou, Samuel Anai, and Samuel Mayoul of the Lost Boys of Sudan showed no indication of pain, bitterness, or anger. Instead, these Southern Sudanese…