Posts Tagged "brian l"

Goodbye, Brian

Last night, a few of us met up at Villain’s after work to meet up with Brian, and to wish him a fond farewell. He’s due to start a new life abroad, and will be attending the International Journalism MA program at City University London. On top of that, he’ll also be working on his Kickstarter-funded book, London and a…

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Deadline Approaching: London and a Year Kickstarter Project

Brian’s Kickstarter Project, London and a Year, is in it’s final days. With the deadline nearing, he’s still trying to reach his goal to finance what I know will be an amazing book of photos and essays. To underscore his seriousness and to encourage others to contribute, if he meets his Kickstarter goal… he’s also pledged to donate $1,000 to…

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Chicago Street Art Show @ Chicago Urban Art Society

A bunch of folks from work were going to attend the Chicago Street Art show in Pilsen… so a few of us made plans to have dinner beforehand, at Skylark. It had been a long while since I was last here. I think it was back in 2004, during the Pilsen Art Walk. Had fond memories of the place, and…

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Brian’s Kickstarter Project: London and a Year

My friend Brian has some big plans. He’s recently been accepted to City University London and come next September he will be living abroad, pursuing an International Journalism MA. Not content with just his studies, Brian has also decided to create a book that will be the culmination of a year’s worth of photographs and observations, while overseas. Entitled London…

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Brian’s Photography Prints

My friend Brian recently added more photos to his photography section. He began offering prints of his photos back in February, but he’s now got over 60 photographs currently available for purchase. Swing by and take a peek… Related:Friends And Upcoming Projects

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Friends and Upcoming Projects

I work with some pretty amazing folks. In addition to the fine work they do in the office, most everyone else on the Design Team has their own side projects a-bubbling. Yesterday, both Brian and Justin S received some cool materials related to projects they’re each working on. In addition to being a great writer, Brian also takes some great…

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Brian in Bogota

My friend Brian is currently several days into his journey to Bogota, and he’s been taking some pretty fantstic photographs along the way. As with most big travels to other countries, I assumed he would take a lot of pictures and sort through them on returning to the States. I’m extremely pleased to say that he’s documenting his experiences day…

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Noun/Verb Live Talks No. 1

Noun/Verb, the latest project from my friend Brian, is announcing a new event. Live Talks takes the project’s format to the stage, and presents one on one interviews with artists. The event will be at the Hideout, and Brian will be speaking with Matt Shaw of The Spend The photo (above) is of the event posters that just arrived, yesterday…

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Flipping Out: Emmis Interactive Pinball Tournament

A week or so ago, Ben sent out a company-wide email announcing the latest Emmis Interactive contest: Flipping Out (Search for the Next Pinball Wizard). Like so many of our other office tournaments (The Pingmaster and Rock, Paper, Scissor), this one would also be set up bracket/elimination style. And, of course, it would come with its own custom trophy for…

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Noun/Verb

Noun/Verb is the latest project by my coworker and friend Brian Leli. A site devoted to artists and their actions, it features a mixture of interviews, profile pieces, essays and photography. Brian is one of those rare folks who’s good at multiple things (writer, coder, photographer), and I’m a fan of his work. While the current features are his (some…

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The Tunnel Musicians of Chicago

My friend and coworker Brian Leli wrote (and photographed and reecorded) a great piece for Gapers Block, entitled The Tunnel Musicians of Chicago. Brian takes some really great photographs. And from his site, I know he’s a strong writer based on the reflections and thoughts he shares about his many travels. But this article was the first piece I’ve read…

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Good Bye Bryan, Good Luck Peabe

With great sadness, this is something I’ve known for a while now… and something that many of us knew at work: Bryan is saying goodbye to Emmis Interactive, and heading out to the West Coast. He’s going out there with Jamie, and will be pursuing his artistic career full-time. While it pains me to see him go, there’s this rightness…

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