What was the first disco song (around 1972) and why did it come to flames in Chicago's Disco Demolition Night (in 1979)? John Feith looks at some of the highlights from the rise and fall of disco.
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A Brief History of Distilling In New York
BY CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS
@ VOL 4
ON NOV 21, 2013
Christopher Williams gives a brief, but detailed history of distilling in New York. He goes into depth on the Golden Age of distilleries in the state prior to prohibition and their subsequent demise. Christopher goes on to describe the contemporary reemergence of the industry--a New York distilling "renaissance".
"Presentation of the Day" on January 8, 2014.
A Brief History of Polyptych Art
BY SAID TEN BRINKE
@ VOL 26
ON APR 09, 2015
In this presentation, Said ten Brinke explains the use of multi-panel works of art from early Renaissance to Andy Warhol. He then presents a series of self created photo-polyptychs.
"Presentation of the Day" on May 13, 2015.
A Brief History of KHoRM
BY KIKI SCHUELER
@ VOL 24
ON NOV 09, 2017
Kiki Schueler traces the unexpected and unlikely path from her first house concert in 2005 to show number 236 a dozen years later. All of it happening in an intimate "venue" in her basement she likes to call Kiki's House of Righteous Music. She always says she does it for herself, but it's nice (not to mention less awkward) when other people show up.
A Brief History of Human Intoxication and the War on People (of Color) Who Use Drugs
BY LOGAN KINAMORE
@ VOL 8
ON APR 06, 2018
"Human beings have consumed mind and mood-altering substances since the advent of our species, using drugs for medicine, magic, and recreation. From pre-historical fermentation to the modern racist war on drugs, we will explore the human experience through the lens of drug use and changing social attitudes."
Lunch Money: A Short, Abridged, Very Brief History of School Meals in America
BY ANDREW RUIS
@ VOL 28
ON NOV 29, 2018
The National School Lunch Program is the longest running and widest reaching children's health initiative in U.S. history. Throught he program more than 30 million children receive federally subsidized meals every school day. Whether we regard children as the beneficiaries of an enlightened pubilc health initiative or the victims of industrialized mass feeding, school meals are a significant part of public discourse on everything from the composition of a proper meal to national security.