Studs 101 is a series of events leading up to the Let's Get Working festival (May 9-11, 2014) introducing the life and work of Studs Terkel.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Migration Stories: All Roads Lead to Chicago
The Jane Addams Hull House Museum hosts an evening of listening and discussion exploring how migration has shaped - and continues to shape - Chicago. Presented by the Hull House, Third Coast Audio, and Chicago Public Library's "One Book, One Chicago." Featuring Gwen Macsal and Dr. Timuel Black.
Sunday, March 16, 2014, 7:00 pm
Stud's Place: Episode 3
The Hideout hosts a new episode of "Stud's Place" with special guests Bill Savage, Robert Brennan, and Honey & Buffalo.
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Washington Park Arts Incubator and Young Chicago Authors host a writing workshop with Kevin Coval and Demetrius Amparan. Music featuring Chicago/YCA artists, readings by Chicago Beat students, and a discussion featuring a special guest.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"Breaking the Bread Divide: A Live Guildcast on Food Justice"
In a live version of GuildCast, a monthly podcast by Guild Literary Complex, journalist Debbie Carlson talks to artists, journalists, and activists about food justice and how to address the divide. At the Logan Center.
STUDS 101: MEDIA ARCHIVE
Terkel has built a career on the hunch that pretty much everyone might be worth trying to talk to: the rich and famous, certainly, and burglars and murderers and Ku Klux Klansmen – but most of all the teeming, unexamined mass of American life in between.
Printers Row Journal spoke with Kotlowitz, author of “There Are No Children Here” and “Never a City So Real,” and Isay, founder and president of StoryCorps. Here’s an edited transcript.