Faculty + Staff News / December 11, 2012
Ronda Dibbern (Exhibition + Performance Spaces) was interviewed for an article in Chicago RedEye magazine about Columbia College Chicago's 4th Annual Holiday Market, which was open December 6-8 at 623 S. Wabash Ave.
Ron Falzone and Jack Newell's (Film + Video) feature film Close Quarters won three Best of the Midwest Awards, including Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Editing at the Midwest Independent Film Festival.
Julian Grant's (Film + Video) feature film Roundabout American has its world premiere December 15 and 19 at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Suzanne McBride (Journalism) was mentioned on the MediaShift Idea Lab blog about her participation in a community news conference representing her community news site, AustinTalks.org.
Joe Meno's (Fiction Writing) latest novel Office Girl was named a Best Book of 2012 by both Kirkus Reviews and Daily Candy. In July, it was named Best Book of the Month by Amazon.com, and it was Publisher's Weekly's Pick of the Week in April.
Suzanne Scanlon (English) had an excerpt of her novel Promising Young Women featured on thenervousbreakdown.com.
Joanie Schultz (Theatre) participated in a December 4 panel on women directors and choreographers in Chicago theatre at the Victory Gardens Theater.
Jason Stauter (Columbia College Chicago Press) was featured in TimeOut Chicago as a co-founder of Fifth Star Press, which publishes Chicago-centric "lost books" in a series called Twentieth Century Chicago.
Tom Weinberg's (Film + Video) Baseball's Been Very, Very Good to Me, the first-ever portrait of legendary Minnie Miñoso, will premiere on WTTW-11 at 10 p.m. Tuesday, December 11. Weinberg's documentary is premiering after 36 years in the making.