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Studs 101

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.

m_headerWednesday, 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.  

HideoutSunday, 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.

 YoungChicagoAuthors_picSaturday, 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.

 Food JusticeWednesday, 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.


Voice of America:  Oliver Burkeman on Studs Terkel

Voice of America: Oliver Burkeman on Studs Terkel

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.

Studs’ Place:  Bowling

Studs’ Place: Bowling

The original version of Studs’ Place: Bowling, sponsored by Media Burn Archives.

Chicago Tribune Interviews Dave Isay and Alex Kotlowicz

Chicago Tribune Interviews Dave Isay and Alex Kotlowicz

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.