Sweet Home Chicago

Howdy, Chicago!

Yesterday I arrived for a month of archive exploration at the Newberry Library as the John S. Aubrey Fellow. On Tuesday I begin my dive into the papers of dance champion, collector, and critic Ann Barzel for an article (perhaps a book?) on her contributions to the character of dance in Chicago.

In the meantime, thank you to the city for greeting me with such fantastic weather in which I could wonder and wander! Urban Renewal Brewing, Kanela Breakfast Club (thank you, Violet!), and Simon’s Tavern have my heart (and stomach) … Here’s to a month of discovery!

Clark and Winona. Andersonville. Chicago. Photo by Jessica Ray Herzogenrath, 5 May 2019.