The Columbia Chronicle

‘Detropia’s’ decline with dark global focus

By Sam Flancher

September 14, 2012

It’s no secret that the global economy is in shambles. The slow destruction of the middle class illuminates the disparity between the wealthiest and everyone else, calling into question the very economic system responsible for such destruction. “Detropia,” the latest film from directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, the filmmakers behind 2006’s “Jesus Camp,” examines the city of Detroit and its decline in relatio...

In perpetuity of ‘awesome’

By Darryl Holliday

May 9, 2011

For anyone with dreams of starting a project, with little means of funding such an endeavor, a new Chicago group may be the missing link between idea and action.Since the first Awesome Foundation began in Boston in 2009, 11 more chapters were added worldwide, including its most recent incarnation in Chicago in April.Submissions, ranging from fun creative projects to social activism, have no particular guidelines and are chosen by ...

We've got you covered