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Tony Fitzpatrick, Chicago-based Artist with Naomi Huffman

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Tony Fitzpatrick is best known for his multimedia collages, printmaking, paintings, and drawings. Editing by Alex Kime.

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Tony Fitzpatrick  is best known for his multimedia collages, printmaking, paintings, and drawings. Fitzpatrick’s works are inspired by Chicago street culture, cities he has traveled to, children’s books, tattoo designs, and folk art. Fitzpatrick has authored or illustrated eight books of art and poetry, and, for the last three years, has written a column for Newcity. Fitzpatrick’s art appears in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and the National Museum of American Art in Washington DC. The Neville Brothers’ album Yellow Moon and Steve Earle’s albums El Corazón and The Revolution Starts Now also feature Fitzpatrick’s art. In 1992, Fitzpatrick opened a Chicago-based printmaking studio, Big Cat Press, which exists today as the artist exhibition space Firecat Projects. Before making a living as an artist, Fitzpatrick worked as a radio host, bartender, boxer, construction worker, and film and stage actor.


Naomi Huffman  is a writer and editor whose interviews, book reviews, and essays have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Newcity and Bookslut. She’s the editor-in-chief of Curbside Splendor and the managing editor of featherproof books. Naomi is the director of Book Fort, an organization that creates opportunities for independent presses to reach unique communities, and is the co-founder of two reading series, The Marrow and Lies! In 2017, Naomi will curate Printer’s Ball. She’s at work on a novella and a collection of short stories.

 

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Nick Waterhouse interview and performance.

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Nick Waterhouse is known for his soul influenced songs, but he got his start in the same scene as rockers like Ty Segall. Edited by Alex Kime.

Alex_coleman_kime_small Nick Waterhouse is known for his timeless soul influenced song writing, but he got his start in the same scene as garage rockers like Ty Segall. Hear him describe his influences, and evolving appraoch to music as he works to fight against his reputation of a revivalist. Stay tuned for a musical performance after the interview.


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Indie Band American Football

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Indie-Rock band American Football offers a candid conversation about the realities of facing the spotlight. Produced by Alex Kime

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Fresh from their self-titled album release show, Indie-Rock band American Football offers a candid conversation about the realities of facing the spotlight through the many stages of being a tenured band.
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Andy Tarlow, Restauranteur

From Alex Kime | Part of the Alex Kime series | 17:31

We invited Brooklyn-based restaurateur Andrew Tarlow in to chat with Chicago-based entrepreneur Ed Marszewski. Alex Kime edited this piece.

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We invited Brooklyn-based restaurateur Andrew Tarlow (Diner, Marlow & Sons, Reynard, Wythe Hotel, and more) in to chat with Chicago-based entrepreneur Ed Marszewski (Maria’s Packaged Goods, Kimski, Marz Community Brewing, and more).  Andrew was also joined by co-author Anna Dunn (editor of Diner Journal, Tarlow’s quarterly culinary publication).

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Chicago Based Artist Stephen Eichhorn

From Alex Kime | Part of the Alex Kime series | 14:30

Stephen Eichhorn and curator Austin Radcliffe discuss Eichhorn’s practice and current exhibition “The Flower Knows”. Edited by Alex Kime

Alex-kime-podcast-champaign_small We invited Stephen Eichhorn and Cincinnati curator Austin Radcliffe in for a discussion about Eichhorn’s artist practice and his current exhibition “The Flower Knows”, which is on view now.

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