Archive for March 20th, 2017

A Brief History of Silent Films

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Films have come a long way ever since its creation which is great because we love watching films. If you need some evidence, just take a look at the billions of dollars the biggest blockbuster hits make. Audiences are so enthralled by the complex stories and impressive visuals that today’s…
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Ken’s Sports Recap 3/20

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Fri, March 17 Men’s Volleyball It’s been a difficult season for the men’s volleyball team. Wins are far and few between and their 5-13 record really exemplifies this. To add to their misfortune, the Cougars had to face up against 14-7 Lourdes University, a team who’s been killing it as…
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Preserving Silent Cinema: An Interview with Jay Warren

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dennis Wolkowicz (aka Jay Warren). Jay Warren is a photoplay organist for The Silent Film Society of Chicago. For those who do not know, the term “photoplay” means a play that has been photographed to put on film. Warren’s job…
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