This week on SSW Radio we talked with Kristiana Rae Colón of the #LetUsBreathe Collective and heard from the Weekly Read
Sol Patches is a gender abolitionist artist from the South and North Sides who makes music influenced by poetry, theater, and black and brown queer and femme. Their new album Garden City includes a host of local collaborators including Hora English, Plus Sign, and Mykele Deville. The Weekly spoke with Sol Patches and Chaski, one of their collaborators, about the album.
This week on SSW Radio we talked about the closing of an STI clinic in Englewood, began a segment on WHPK community DJs, heard dispatches from the 2018 Women’s March Chicago, and more
An estimated 300,000 demonstrators—nearly fifty thousand more than organizers counted last year—took to the streets of downtown Chicago on Saturday to mark the one year anniversary of the national women’s march.
Larry Redmond: My name is Larry Redmond. My nom de plume is Obi. So when people see the exhibit at the gallery people will see a little O-B-I on each of them, which would be me.
This week on SSW Radio we shared interviews with two local photographers of Chicago’s past and present, learned about the Englewood steering committee, and honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a new Weekly Read
This week on SSW Radio we dug up the past, listening to art and music performances from the 2017 archives, welcomed back a host, and announced an upcoming special interview.
This week on SSW Radio, we spoke with a musician, discussed transit activism in Chicago, and heard your New Year’s resolutions
This week on SSW Radio, we spoke with cafe patrons, discussed local efforts to respond to natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico, and learned about the history of South Side Weekly
Christina Salesberry, a Hyde Park resident, was the runner up in the nut category of this year’s South Side Pie Challenge. She shared her recipe for “Black Bottom Pie, You Make the Rockin’ World Go Round” with the Weekly.