Posts in April 2009
Anyone who got a chance to see last year's Food+Farm feature film, King Corn knows what a gem it is. Entertaining, insightful and packed with information about our dependence on cheap, subsidized corn, the film is a great introduction into many of the problems that ail the U.S. food system and it was a honor to have filmmaker Ian Cheney on hand to answer questions afterwards. Well, the folks... MORE
Remember how we told you about this cool exhibit coming up in the gallery? Well it's here, and many of you came by for a first glimpse on the First Friday Art Walk. A video projected in the front lobby served as a convenient chance to stop and dry off for a minute (why does it always seem to rain on First Friday?) before venturing into SPACE to check out the two ginormous prints hanging on the... MORE
Download the MP3: Esperanza - "Egwu Ogolo/el Manicero"
Recorded live at SPACE Gallery on January 22, 2005, this song is really a medley arranged by Marc Chillemi. He says that he "combined an African song from Nigeria, which was based on Manicero and written by one of King Sunny Ade's guitarist, and put the two together." For this performance, Esperanza featured the following members: Stephanie... MORE