• 2013
  • 6:37
  • USA

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Harper Funeral

By Linda Lutton

A principal reflects on a turbulent year: 27 current or former students shot, 8 of them dead. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
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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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  • 2009
  • 3:55
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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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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Her Beautiful Brown Burden

By Ashley Kim

Little did I know that my neighbor has a special gift, which I'd like to call a beautiful brown burden. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Beat Street

By Chris Sewell

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
  • 3:00
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sweet, Sweet Victory

By Logan Jaffe

A regular at Victory's Banner restaurant in Roscoe Village, Marge Stumpf doesn't show up one day. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:53
  • USA

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PCAF

By Zachary Baiel

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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  • 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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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Romance at the Red Line Tap

By Tricia Bobeda

Characters come out of the woodwork to take the stage at a weekly open mic at The Red Line Tap in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. (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
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Coffee and Cream

By David Hovar

A Nigerian woman discusses how science and coffee have provided stability amidst all her struggles. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Couple Two Tree

By Sean Cole

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
  • 2:18
  • USA

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Dawn at Chicago's Magic Hedge

By Noe Cuellar

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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  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Haymarket Incident

By Rehman Tungekar

One teenager changes my perspective about a significant event in labor (and U.S.) history. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:16
  • USA

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I've Never Lived in Chicago

By Jonathan Mitchell

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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  • 2012
  • 2:24
  • USA

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Red Beeps

By Aaron Arreguin

A recollection of my aunt's past and current home. (more)

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