Tag Archives: The Wizard of Oz

There’s No Place Like A Home

The VIDEO below shows a few moments from the December 30th Paramount Theater/Neighbor Project Wizard of Oz fund raiser, where The Neighbor Project’s friends, staff, and program families got to see the smash Paramount Theater show, have dinner and hot … Continue reading

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The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame

In mid-2009 Donald Evans, a Chicago writer, called me with an idea: a hall of fame for Chicago’s literary greats.  Because of two of my books—Smokestacks and Skyscrapers (with David Starkey) and Black Writing from Chicago—Don wanted me to be in the … Continue reading

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