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AREA Party

The South Side Community Art Center is a surprise at first glance: its name is far more industrial and blocky than the Bronzeville gallery‚Äôs renovated location. Last Sunday, the impression of strangeness was only increased as the center played host…

Chicago’s Heartland

A tall man from Mississippi stands in the doorway to his little house near 95th and Colfax. Across the tracks from Lake Calumet and a couple miles from the Indiana-Illinois border, he invites our 44-person group in with an enthusiastic…