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  • 9/28/14: The Video Ball!

    9/28/14: The Video Ball!

    The Media Burn Video Ball is just a few days away! Now’s your last chance to get tickets at a reduced price! And remember, there’s FREE PARKING! So if you drive, you can enter the garage on southbound Wabash or westbound Randolph. Park anywhere, and take the elevators to the 10th floor. You’ll receive a validated sticker for free parking when you check in with us. On foot, just enter on Randolph and take the elevators straight to the 10th … Continue reading

  • 9/28/14: Sneak peek at the site of the Media Burn Video Ball

    9/28/14: Sneak peek at the site of the Media Burn Video Ball

    Here’s the spot where you and your friends will be on September 28! WHAT: Media Burn 10th Anniversary Video Ball WHERE: rooftop/tenth floor, Wabash-Randolph parking garage (20 E. Randolph) ADMISSION: $75 advance, $100 at the door, $25 for attendees under 25. Buy your tickets today! entertainment coordinated by Paul Durica and Nick Fraccaro delicious food by Sauce and Bread Kitchen beer/wine courtesy of Haymarket Brewery and Nisei Lounge. THE HOST COMMITTEE Co-Chairs: Thea Flaum & Robert Hill * Gordon Quinn … Continue reading

  • 5/9/14: Get to know Studs Terkel this weekend

    5/9/14: Get to know Studs Terkel this weekend

    “Let’s Get Working: Chicago Celebrates Studs Terkel” at U of C Sean Schönherr video editor / curator When I first started working at Media Burn Archive, I didn’t really know much about Studs Terkel, but over time, as I watched and edited various video pieces about him, I began to feel like I really knew him as a person. For people who are familiar with Studs’ work, the thoughts and opinions he expresses in our videos won’t come as much … Continue reading

  • 7/13/13: In person: Michael Johnson, from 1999 doc “The Other M.J.”

    7/13/13: In person: Michael Johnson, from 1999 doc “The Other M.J.”

      Michael Johnson in “The Other M.J.” (1999) Out of Bounds: In the Shadow of His Airness Saturday, July 13 at 7pm South Side Community Art Center 3831 S. Michigan Ave. Free admission Presented by South Side Projections Featuring: The Other MJ (Tom Weinberg, 1999, 28 min., DVD) + More Than a Game (Joe Angio and Joel Cohen, 1992, 48 min., DVD) Joel Cohen, Michael Johnson, and Tom Weinberg in person!   A message from Tom Weinberg August, 1996.  Democratic … Continue reading

  • 3/22/13: Join us at Nelson Algren’s birthday party!

    3/22/13: Join us at Nelson Algren’s birthday party!

    March 22, 4:39PM: 9,997,761 We’re still on track to hit 10 million views to our YouTube channel this weekend. Where will we be celebrating? At the 24th annual Nelson Algren birthday party. Tom and Sara will be showing our classic 1975 video with Studs and Algren, plus a short video surprise! (Hint: it features Richie Daley.) Tom Palazzolo is this year’s Algren award recipient, and the night will be full of entertainment. Nelson Algren Birthday Party Saturday, March 23 at 8PM … Continue reading

  • 11/11/12: Join us for Studs’ Place at Hideout

    11/11/12: Join us for Studs’ Place at Hideout

    We’re excited to be part of this special event. Hope to see you there! The Chicago Television Project: Studs’ Place Pocket Guide to Hell presents Studs’ Place, a live performance of a NEW episode of the classic Studs Terkel television show, at the Hideout (1354 W Wabansia) on Sunday, November 11, 2012, at 7 PM. There is a $7-10 suggested donation.   In honor of the yearlong Studs Terkel centennial, Pocket Guide to Hell is producing a new episode of the … Continue reading

  • 10/25/12: TVTV at Conversations at the Edge

    10/25/12: TVTV at Conversations at the Edge

    October 25- TVTV: FOUR MORE YEARS Thursday, October 25, 6 p.m. | Gene Siskel Film Center | 164 N. State St. Allen Rucker and Tom Weinberg in person! Video collective TVTV defined the radical video documentary movement of the 1970s. Four More Years (1972) is an iconoclastic view of the American electoral process, captured through TVTV’s irreverent, candid coverage of Richard Nixon’s 1972 presidential campaign and the Republican Convention in Miami. While network cameras focused on the orchestrated re-nomination of Richard … Continue reading

  • 9/5/12: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    9/5/12: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    STUDS’ PLACE: LOST AND FOUND SEPTEMBER 5, 2012, 5:30-7:30pmFREE ADMISSION Free non-alcoholic beverages Birthday cheesecake courtesy of Eli’s Cheesecake Museum of Broadcast Communications360 N. State St., Chicago, ILguarantee your seats by rsvp’ing to info@mediaburn.org On September 5, you will have the first opportunity to see footage from four lost episodes of the seminal Chicago TV show Studs’ Place. Unseen for 60 years, these kinescope recordings of the live show were recently discovered in Terkel’s basement. This amazing find increases the … Continue reading

 
 
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