20 years later: V.V. still got moves!

November 24, 2014
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Chicago concert review: by Oksana Koval.  To my surprise I found myself at the concert of V. V. (Vopli Vidoplyasova), the most famous Ukrainian folk rock band performing here in Chicago right before Thanksgiving 2014 at a night club in Chicago called “Nikki”. I used to go to their concerts in Kiev, Ukraine more...

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How to self-produce content for $300

November 17, 2014
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My friend Amir Dayan has recently published his song on iTunes, making his dream of many years come true, all for only $300. After speaking to him in details, it has become clear that self-producing your content is not only a dream, but a reality easily achieved on a small budget even if you...

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Recycled Content and Bloggers, the Breath of Fresh Air

November 17, 2014
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Recycled content is the multi-use of a story written by the same person but published in many formats in various outlets. It is the essence of today’s media world. It has many corporate applications that are financially justified. Convergence was the new trend I journalism when I studied it a few years back. It requires...

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Rare albino skunk spotted in Chicago suburbs

November 11, 2014
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A rare albino skunk was spotted in Chicago suburbs on November 10, 2014. Residents of a small town of Palatine followed a furry white tail coming out of an open garage door wondering what kind of creature it was, thinking it was a fox. It wasn’t. After a second spotting that very same night...

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Ms. Ukrainian Diaspora 2014 to help Ukraine

September 29, 2014
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Ms. Ukrainian Diaspora 2014 beauty pageant took place this year on September 27 at the Copernicus Center in Chicago. Hundreds of people filled the theater eager to see which one of the beauties will win this year’s contest. This was a fundraising event designed to send help to Ukraine. It was heart warming to...

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Walgreens: Flu shot or NOT??

September 14, 2014
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Walgreens: Flu shot or NOT??

Walgreens launched a new campaign today: “Get a shot, give a shot”, encouraging people to get a flu vaccine and share their photos on Facebook and other social media networks. This gave me a clue that they have received the new batch of vaccines approved for this year and I decided to stop by to...

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