May, 2012 Archives

NATO summit protest – may 20 & 21

May 23rd, 2012 Permalink

Musician TOM MORELLO performs with other musicians in a crowd of people at the Petrillo bandshell in Grant Park during an anti-Nato gathering in downtown Chicago on May 20, 2012. Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com   LAURIE PENNY, a journalist with The Independent, is pushed by a Chicago Police officer while following protesters through the streets […]

Musician TOM MORELLO performs with other musicians in a crowd of people at the Petrillo bandshell in Grant Park during an anti-Nato gathering in downtown Chicago on May 20, 2012. Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com

 

LAURIE PENNY, a journalist with The Independent, is pushed by a Chicago Police officer while following protesters through the streets of downtown Chicago during NATO Summit protests on May 20, 2012. Penny was showing her press badge while telling the officer that she was a journalist.  Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com

 

A protesters sprays silly string during a NATO Summit protest outside of the Boeing Corporation in downtown Chicago on May 21, 2012.  Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com

 

Protesters hold up peace signs as the Chicago Police move in to redirect a march during a NATO Summit protest in downtown Chicago on May 21, 2012. The Chicago Police later let the protesters move through the street. Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com

 

A Chicago Police officer bumps fists with a protesters after the protester performed a back flip in front of police during a NATO Summit protest outside of the Prudential building in downtown Chicago on May 21, 2012.  Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com

 

Protesters raise peace signs after ending their march at Grant Park with “The Bowman” statue behind them, after protesting the NATO Summit and ICE (Immigrant Detention Camp) in downtown Chicago on May 21, 2012.  Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com

 

 

 

 

NATO summit protest – may 19, part 2

May 20th, 2012 Permalink

Chicago Police form a line not allowing Nato protesters to pass near the intersection of Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)   Nato protesters look around after clashing with Chicago police at the intersection of State Street and Harrison street in the South Loop […]

Chicago Police form a line not allowing Nato protesters to pass near the intersection of Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

Nato protesters look around after clashing with Chicago police at the intersection of State Street and Harrison street in the South Loop of Chicago during an anit-Nato march on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

A protester looks down the line where Chicago police have stopped Nato protesters from marching at the intersection of State Street and Washington street in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

Protesters help a bloody protester out of a crowd in downtown Chicago during an anti-Nato march on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

 

NATO summit protest – may 19

May 20th, 2012 Permalink

A protester holds flowers during a solidarity meet up at Daley Plaza in relation to the ”Nato 3” in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. The ”Nato 3” are three men charged with conspiring to commit domestic terrorism during the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)   A protester waves a small […]

A protester holds flowers during a solidarity meet up at Daley Plaza in relation to the ”Nato 3” in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. The ”Nato 3” are three men charged with conspiring to commit domestic terrorism during the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

A protester waves a small bag of doughnuts in front of a Chicago police Lieutenant during a confrontation where police would not let Nato protesters exit Michigan Avenue in the South Loop of Chicago on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

Protesters carry a Chicago Police Line barricade through the South Loop of downtown Chicago during an anti-Nato march on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

Chicago police pull away a barricade from Nato protesters during a anti-Nato march through downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

A Chicago police officer raises his baton during a clash with Nato protesters at the intersection of State Street and Washington street in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

A protester emerges bloody from a clash with Chicago police at the intersection of State Street and Washington street in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

 

NATO summit protest – may 18

May 20th, 2012 Permalink

CHRIS PHILLPS of Buffalo, New York, waves a flag during the National Nurses United rally in Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago, two days ahead of the NATO summit on May 18, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)   EVELYN DEHAIS of Chicago, Ill., a member of the ClownBloq group watches other NATO protesters gathered in […]

CHRIS PHILLPS of Buffalo, New York, waves a flag during the National Nurses United rally in Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago, two days ahead of the NATO summit on May 18, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

EVELYN DEHAIS of Chicago, Ill., a member of the ClownBloq group watches other NATO protesters gathered in Daley Plaza during the National Nurses United rally in downtown Chicago on May 18, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

Chicago Police arrest a NATO protester on the Michigan Avenue bridge after the National Nurses United rally in downtown Chicago on May 18, 2012. (Credit Image: © Michael Jarecki/ZUMAPRESS.com)

 

chicago aissawa drum workshop

May 9th, 2012 Permalink

Quentin Shaw (third from left) of Chicago, shows how to play a “tareja” drum during a North African Drumming and Dance Master Class workshop lead by Shaw and band members of Chicago Aissawa at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park on Sunday, April 29, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Chicago […]

Quentin Shaw (third from left) of Chicago, shows how to play a “tareja” drum during a North African Drumming and Dance Master Class workshop lead by Shaw and band members of Chicago Aissawa at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park on Sunday, April 29, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Chicago Aissawa band member Heather McQueen plays the “tibla” drums while performing with the band during a North African Drumming and Dance Master Class workshop with Quentin Shaw (not pictured) and Chicago Aissawa at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park on Sunday, April 29, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Chicago Aissawa band members Mike Smith (left) and Jordan Karol play the “nefar” while performing during a North African Drumming and Dance Master Class workshop with Quentin Shaw (not pictured) and Chicago Aissawa at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park on Sunday, April 29, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Band members of Chicago Aissawa perform playing various percussion instruments from Morocco during a North African Drumming and Dance Master Class workshop with Quentin Shaw and Chicago Aissawa at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park on Sunday, April 29, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

mma fighting in waukegan

May 2nd, 2012 Permalink

Ronnie Becker of Janesville, Wi. reacts after defeating Mike Pulley of Chicago, Ill. (not pictured) in a bout in the 170lbs weight class during the Battle of the Warriors MMA (mixed martial arts) action at the Lake County Sports Center in Waukegan on Saturday April 28, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   […]

Ronnie Becker of Janesville, Wi. reacts after defeating Mike Pulley of Chicago, Ill. (not pictured) in a bout in the 170lbs weight class during the Battle of the Warriors MMA (mixed martial arts) action at the Lake County Sports Center in Waukegan on Saturday April 28, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Ronnie Becker of Janesville, Wi. punches Mike Pulley of Chicago, Ill. in a bout in the 170lbs weight class during the Battle of the Warriors MMA (mixed martial arts) action at the Lake County Sports Center in Waukegan on Saturday April 28, 2012. Becker defeated Pulley. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Sam Adamek (right) of Lake Villa, Ill., battles Ken Persinger of Delavan, Wi., during the Battle of the Warriors MMA (mixed martial arts) action at the Lake County Sports Center in Waukegan on Saturday April 28, 2012. Persinger defeated Adamek. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Ken Persinger (left) of Delavan, Wi., reacts after being declared the winner over Sam Adamek (right) of Lake Villa, Ill., during the Battle of the Warriors MMA (mixed martial arts) action at the Lake County Sports Center in Waukegan on Saturday April 28, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Mike Hayden (left) of Lake Villa, Ill., battles Giovanni Navarrete of Round Lake, Ill., in the 135lbs weight class during the Battle of the Warriors MMA (mixed martial arts) action at the Lake County Sports Center in Waukegan on Saturday April 28, 2012. Hayden defeated Navarrete. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Sean Gee of Robbins, Ill., is declared the winner after pile driving Jon Meins (left) of Sheboygan, Wi., in the 135lbs weight class headling fight during the Battle of the Warriors MMA (mixed martial arts) action at the Lake County Sports Center in Waukegan on Saturday April 28, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media