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Once Junk Mail Now Historical Rarity

September 8, 2011

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In dentistry or at work cleaning is always a good idea.  In 1997 the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago  was in the middle of an architectural renovation.  So, everything was being moved out.   A storage closet used for large framed artwork that was rarely ever used was among […]

Kamishibai for Kids & in Manufacturing

August 11, 2011

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Bang-bang, bang- bang. The loud noise of the wooden clappers, hyoshigi (hyo-shigi), signaled the beginning of the Japanese story. It wasn’t your ordinary book reading session. It was Kamishibai “paper drama”. About twenty kids, with their parents, gathered at the Japanese American Service Committee in Chicago to get something their parents in the United States […]

The Power of Music

June 21, 2010

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While Invisible Bridges is trying to build bridges between cultures Millennium Park and its Music Without Borders concerts series is destroying any conventional cultural boundaries! Every summer since 2007, Chicago’s Millennium Park, mainly its Jay Pritzker Pavilion, turns into a mock United Nations assembly, where many nations are represented and many voices are heard – […]