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“Jane” @ Oakton Community College

Third stop on my “Jane Addams Day” roadshow: I was supposed to show Dinner at Jane’s to AAUW-Illinois members from Districts 4 & 5 attending the Fall District Conference-North, but I was carrying so much stuff with me that I forgot to bring my VHS tapes! Luckily keynote speaker Louise W. Knight (aka “Lucy”) agreed to stay after lunch to lead an […]

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10/18/07: CFIC ’07 Opening Night!

Opening Night festivities at the 2nd annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema. The 2007 CFIC runs from October 18th thru October 28th, & I will be assisting with numerous Q&A sessions this year. Click here for Tzivi’s Complete Guide to the 2007 CFIC.  Click here for info on last year’s event.

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10/17/07: CIFF ’07 Closing Night Ceremonies

       Despite Jan’s horrible cold, we made it to Closing Night festivities @ the Chicago International Film Festival, wearing the t-shirts Cinema/Chicago had designed especially for us last year (well, OK, last year was the 42nd annual CIFF, but still…). In prior years, Closing Night at the Harris Theatre has been filled to the gills for dreck like THE […]

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CFIC ’07: Sneak Peak

The 2007 Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema opens tomorrow night (Thurs 10/18) at the Pipers Alley Theatre in Old Town & several wonderful films by Israeli schvesters are on the schedule.  My top pick in the shorts category is EMPATHY a terrific new film by first time director Adi Refaeli (showing on Sat 10/27 @ […]

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Marlys in VA!

While I was in Aurora, my friend Marlys Marshall Styne was playing Jane at the NFPW Annual Meeting in Richmond, VA. Marlys is an active member of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association & a local & national award-winner.  Click here to read more about Jane Addams’ years as a member of IWPA.

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“Jane” @ Quincy (IL) Branch AAUW

Read Article in Quincy HERALD-WHIG      Second stop on my “Jane Addams Day” roadshow.  Presented DINNER AT JANE’S to members of Quincy Branch AAUW & their guests at the Quincy Unitarian Church.  For more information about DINNER AT JANE’S & all of AAUW-Illinois’ plans for Jane Addams Day celebrations statewide, visit the AAUW-Illinois website.  The first annual […]

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CIFF ’07 Event: JUMP! Screening & Reception

WITASWAN members welcome Helen Hood Scheer to Chicago on October 10th. Photo in the middle shows Helen, director of the new doc JUMP!, with her editor Scott Morgan during the Q&A session right after their first screening at the 2007 Chicago International Film Festival. Additional screenings are scheduled for Friday 10/12 @ 4:15 PM & Saturday 10/13 @ […]

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10/10/07: WITASWAN Night @ the CIFF

Wednesday October 10 will be WITASWAN Night @ the Chicago International Film Festival! Evening includes a screening of the new doc JUMP! @ 6:30 PM @ the Landmark Century Center Cinema on Clark & Diversey, followed by a dessert reception for filmmaker Helen Hood Scheer at a local restaurant. Space at the reception is limited, so […]

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“Jane” @ Aurora (IL) Branch AAUW

     First stop on my “Jane Addams Day” roadshow.  Presented DINNER AT JANE’S to members of Aurora Branch AAUW & their guests in the IMSA (Illinois Math & Science Academy) auditorium.  For more information about DINNER AT JANE’S & all of AAUW-Illinois’ plans for Jane Addams Day celebrations statewide, visit the AAUW-Illinois website.  The first annual Jane […]

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