From 1962 to 2000, Ciral’s House of Tiki was a popular late night hangout in Hyde Park. Its former location is now occupied by a luxury apartment tower.
In November of 1988, Grant Hart visited Chicago to see an exhibition of William S. Burroughs‘ Shotgun Paintings at the Klein Gallery and Prop Theater‘s adaptation of The Last Words of Dutch Schultz.
In the 1960s Pierre Capretz developed his technique of mixing illustrations and movie clips into his classroom. In 1987, his method was realized in the TV series French In Action, which continues to have dedicated fans.
The WHPK DJ Arkansas Red is one of many quirky characters in a possible future Wes Anderson film.