give a little, help a lot

Times are economically challenging, to say the least.

As the year winds down, our good friends at the Old Town School of Folk Music are facing a deficit for 2008 and are reaching out to the community that supports and benefits from their great classes and concerts, for a bit of help.

A small donation . . . → Read More: give a little, help a lot


funky treasure

Chicago is home to many cultural treasures, large and small. From towering architectural masterpieces to neighborhood blues bars.

Chief among them in my mind is the Old Town School of Folk Music. Now, over 50 years old, it offers classes in everything from guitar, banjo, cello, oud, to songwriting and dance. Instructing close to . . . → Read More: funky treasure