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  • 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

  • 6/17/12, 2-8pm Chicago Cultural Center: Studs Terkel Film and Video Festival Part 3

    6/17/12, 2-8pm Chicago Cultural Center: Studs Terkel Film and Video Festival Part 3

    STUDS TERKEL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL PART 3 Don’t miss the final Studs Terkel Film and Video Festival event of June. We think it’s our best program yet! Come anytime throughout the day–we particularly recommend the 5:15 “Best of Studs” screening, which is a brand new compilation of unexpected Terkel footage from throughout his career that we guarantee you haven’t seen yet. We are grateful to Mike Dibb and John McGreevy for giving permission to screen their wonderful Terkel films … Continue reading

  • 6/7/12: Tom Weinberg on Chicago Live

    6/7/12: Tom Weinberg on Chicago Live

    Tonight, join us at UP Comedy Club to see Tom Weinberg interviewed by the incomparable Rick Kogan on Chicago Live! Thursday, June 7 at 7PM. UP Comedy Club at Piper’s Alley 230 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60614 Tickets: $18 The taped show will be broadcast at 11pm Saturday night on WGN radio. Chicago Tribune presents Chicago’s movers and shakers each week on Chicago Live!, which is recorded in front of a live studio audience at 7 p.m. Thursdays at … Continue reading

  • 6/8/12: Studs Terkel Fest Continues

    6/8/12: Studs Terkel Fest Continues

    Thanks to all who joined us at the Chicago History Museum on Saturday. We had a great time celebrating Studs with you. If you are interested in revisiting any of the videos you saw or sharing them with others, most are available on our website: 10AM At Home With Studs 11AM Sterling “Red” Quinlan interview 11:30AM Interviews with Interviewers 1:30PM Richard Hunt interview 2PM Chicago Tonight 9-1-1997 2:30PM Studs on a Soapbox (video coming soon) Join us on Friday for … Continue reading

 
 
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