• 2009
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Studs & Jimmy

By Alan Hall

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:30
  • USA

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What Do They Want?

By Jake J. Smith

A Chicago nanny stumbles upon an existential dilemma while buying Christmas gifts for her charges. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Black and White and Read All Over

By Julie Shapiro

Cub reporter Leila is keeping a keen eye on Drake Avenue, especially one particular family. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Midnight Blues

By Justin Perleoni & Chris Savell

A night like any other in an unusual life. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:45
  • Canada

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Carl, with an El

By Neil Sandell

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 3:55
  • USA

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Chicago's Gangster

By Heather Radke

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • US

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Where You Live?

By David Dault

A meditation on the perceptions of Chicago as a violent city. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 0:09
  • USA

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The 2014 Third Coast Conference

By TCF

Bugle call please... registration is now open! (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Drawing the Purple Line

By Natalie Rothfels

Being a neighbor can mean having a duty, but it's not always that simple. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Flecks of Grey (by Pidgey)

By Jocelyn Peirce

One pigeon's emotional journey to understand his neighbors: the seagulls. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 6:14
  • USA

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Cooler by the Lake

By Rick Moody & Laura Vitale

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 3:33
  • USA

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Riding Through the Summer

By Katie Mingle

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Why hasn't anyone let the cat out of the bag?

By Rose McBride

Animals often have amazing life stories, but no one can hear them because they can't talk. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Pretty in Pink

By Jessica Speer

The girls upstairs are loud and fun, and one of them is Miss Wicker Park. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • USA

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How Chicago Hip Hop Went Platinum

By Sophia Posnock

The unlikely story of one man's role in the rise of Chicago hip hop. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Mike and Victor: A Family Story

By Alex Kotlowitz & Amy Drozdowska

In 1993, Mike Checuga was a 24 year-old working obsessively long hours until his boss ordered him to take a day off each week. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:50
  • USA

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Elevated (Grand Chicago)

By Aaron Ximm

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Why would anyone, in his right mind, jump into Lake Michigan in the middle of a Chicago Winter?

By Fallon Schlossman

The polar plunge: a story of cold water and warm hearts. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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(Blue) Locker Partners

By Linda Lutton

What it's like to be neighbors in a space that's nine inches wide. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Unobstructed Pink and Blue

By Jennifer Swann

A landlord and a tenant inhabit the same building on West 18th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. (more)

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