For Earth Day I visited Chicago's creative reuse center, The WasteShed, to see how art can contribute to sustainability.
Tips and examples of projects to inspire you to make your a idea a reality.
Chicago's own guitarist/playwright/teacher, Fernando Jones, discussing his passion for the blues, including his influences and who he has influenced.
The venue has evolved from a dining series to publishing house, alternative exhibition space, and pseudo-residency.
An overview of how the Health Insurance Marketplace works for artists.
Horner speaks with Scott Whitehair about her career and gives advice to new storytellers.
Many of us freelance and work various jobs but don't always consider how it affects our tax situation.
Dancer Adam Rose discusses his Lab Artist Award project, "Against Being."
Andi Crist interviews local oil painter Ben Madeska about his studio practice.
This year’s $1000 award was granted to Maria Gaspar, who is engaged in transdisciplinary practices that individually or collectively mediate or occupy different sites to create ephemeral and permanent scenarios.
Through the support of a local media mentor and an online community of educators from almost one hundred countries, Chicago Public Schools educators have the ability to learn from others, share their knowledge and post student projects for feedback.
So you’ve written your cover letter that gets you noticed, now it’s time to make sure your resumé is just as polished – and makes you memorable. The key here is to make the recipient’s job easy.
Elizabeth Doyle sits down with Cheri Coons to discuss the importance of mentorship in musical theater, including the "mentor food chain," the origin of the actual word in Greek theater and how sharing of both successes and failures can help others in their journey.
Isabelle outlines and demonstrates a series of stretches to warm up a group before rehearsal or performance.
Whitehair explains how, as a performer, you can gently shift the audiences mood to your benefit, especially after following a particularly difficult act.
Editing at its core has no right or wrong way. However, the key is developing the art of making the cuts and timing dynamic. Filmmaker Timothy Musho talks with us about editing a dialogue scene.
Once you turn in your story, they'll likely move on to the next project and won't be thinking about the money you're owed. So be proactive about requesting, filling out and returning payment forms like contracts, W-9s and invoices.