Author Archive for Sophia Khan

The Arcade’s Project

Chris Tourre co-founded a company based on what he calls the “untapped marriage of video games and beer.” This seemingly juvenile obsession with beer is misleading, though, because Tourre is into good beer, really good beer. He and his business partner Lance Curran are the two guys behind Arcade Brewery.

The New Chicago Imagist

Hopkin says that someone who’s been doing something for a long time develops a special complexity. His exhibition space (and apartment), fittingly named Slow, stands on 21st Street. Its intention: to defend what he calls “normal” local artists–the people who are happy to do what they love without concern for fame. John Henley is one such artist.