CTA Drawings by Dmitry Samarov
September 7th, 2018
Dmitry Samarov and Northwestern University professor Bill Savage discuss Samarov's show of marker drawings done on CTA buses and trains on view at Firecat Projects in Chicago.
Rebekka Federle talks art
August 29th, 2018
I met Chicago collagist and sculptor Rebekka Federle—it's pronounced "fade-early", she insists—at Feed and, after eating some ribs, she talked to me …
July 27th, 2018
A story from cab-driving days. Written and read by Dmitry Samarov, with improvised music by Bill MacKay (guitar), Daniel Thatcher (bass), and Charles Rumback (drums). Recorded up on Frogg Mountain in Chicago, Illinois …
Brian Wells Talks Art
July 25th, 2018
I visit Chicago painter Brian Wells to talk about his art, day-jobs, the art world, and his time in the city. You can see a bunch of his work at https://brianwellsart.com/.
Drink Any Music Good—A talk with John Vernon Forbes
July 5th, 2018
John Vernon Forbes visits Jackalope Coffee in Bridgeport to talk about art, Tijuana Hercules, childhood, and the whole kit and caboodle.
Old Fashioned Days
June 1st, 2018
Photographer/historian Paul Petraitis and filmmaker John McNaughton talk about shooting footage of Old Fashioned Days in the Roseland neighborhood of …
Paul Schrader's First Reformed
May 27th, 2018
Don De Grazia and Dmitry Samarov convene at the cocktail lounge of a movie theater, situated within a deadmall which just won't die, to discuss Paul …
May 5th, 2018
Don De Grazia convene at the Chicago Cultural Center to debate the thespian talents of Joaquin Phoenix and the merits of Lynne Ramsey's 2018 film, …
Wendy Clinard Talks Art
April 27th, 2018
Choreographer/artist/dancer Wendy Clinard talks to Dmitry Samarov about her collaboration with Japanese photographer Akito Tsuda on a new multimedia …
April 23rd, 2018
Don De Grazia and Dmitry Samarov repair to an undisclosed Ecuadorean eatery to debate the merits of Ryan Prows' 2017 feature film, "Lowlife".