Jennifer Bisbing

Jennifer is a photographer and writer.  She created the photograph collection "Wicker Women" and is a member of the Chicago Coalition of Artists.

Stories from Jennifer Bisbing

Beyond the Coyote is all about bananas for me...

Date: 
09/10/2010
BananaTwins

Beyond the Coyote is this weekend in Wicker Park. After perusing the line up of participating music acts, I decided to check out their web, Myspace, and Facebook pages to see what fare I might like to take in this year

Congressman Daniel Rostenkowski: his legacy, like the man, is big

Date: 
08/13/2010
RostenkowskandRevWilczek

Former Illinois Democratic Congressman, Dan Rostenkowski, died in his summer home in Lake Benedict, WI, on Aug. 11. He served in the U.S. House for more than thirty-five years

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Brikenbrak Theatre’s “The Samaritan Syndrome”

Date: 
05/20/2010
Samaritan

In the Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhood, Gorilla Tango Theatre is running the Brikenbrak Theatre Project performance of "The Samaritan Syndrome". The Gorilla Tango Theatre is a live theatrical venue that presents a wide variety of performances by a diverse group of talented producers, directors, actors, and writers.

Polish President Lech Kaczynski died April 10 in a plane crash in Russia

Date: 
04/13/2010
PolishPresandwife

Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and 95 others including dozens of top government officials were killed in a 20-year-old Russian plane that had been recently refurbished.

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Poet Effie Mihopoulos dies of breast cancer at age 58

Date: 
02/25/2010

Efstathia (Effie) Harriet Mihopoulos was born in Chicago to Andrew and Koula Mihopoulos on Feb. 15, 1952. In December 2009 she went to Swedish Covenant Hospital because she was not feeling well; at that time she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In January, Effie was transferred to a Hospice at Weiss Memorial, where she passed away on Jan. 14, 2010.

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Urban activist Janice Metzger dies of lung cancer on February 22, 2010 at age 60

Date: 
02/23/2010
JanMetzgerJanice Metzger lived in Wicker Park for over thirty years amongst the historical grandeur of mansions and humble worker cottages. Metzger had a passion for Wicker Park. She wanted to preserve a little funkiness, make it greener, create a tight knit community and make sure the art community survived.  As a vocal urban activist she had a hand in improving the city's mass transit.
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