Girl on Film All Year in Chicago

New Zealand architect Emily Oakley has documented 365 days of her stay in Chicago one video clip at a time. In her first post of the series on 23 January 2012, Oakley wrote, “I am very much looking forward to living here and getting to know this beautiful city.” Among the more obvious “go, see, do” moments, there are some delightful scenes of the traveller exploring a Windy City Rollers bout and the Puerto Rican Day pride parade. The Huffington Post wrote: “Summing up Chicago in a few images let alone a single one is a tall order, but [Oakley] did a pretty incredible job.”


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King of Soul Max Merritt Will Be Greatly Missed

King of Soul Max Merritt Will Be Greatly Missed

Christchurch-born Max Merritt, the ARIA Hall of Fame inductee best known for his soulful songs “Slippin’ Away” and “Hey, Western Union Man”, has died in Los Angeles. He was 79. Merritt made…