Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Unguided Tour, Susan Sontag’s fourth and final film

 Lost and Found

Jonathan Rosenbaum

"Unguided Tour, Susan Sontag’s fourth and final film, was based on her short story of the same title. Also known as “Letter from Venice,” the film features Lucinda Childs and Claudio Cassinelli and tells of a relationship that is fragmenting as they tour the decaying ruins of a hallucinatory Venice. "

in the past."

Monday, February 21, 2022

Keeping a Diary

Celebrated Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary

Reflections on the value of recording our inner lives from Woolf, Thoreau, Sontag, Emerson, Nin, Plath, and more.


A reading of My Name is Inanna at Krannert Art Museum Urbana, Champaign

 A reading of My Name is Inanna, a play by Ezzat Goushegir, the resident playwright of Chicago, performed by Maryam Abdi as part of the exhibition Reckless Law, Shameless Order: An Intimate Experience of Incarceration. There was a Q & A after the show, moderated by Bob Jenkins. The audiences were very engaged.