Cook County inmates call new jail recording studio “a blessing”; officials hope it reduces recidivism

Just eight classes into a music education course at Cook County Jail, inmate D’Andre Morris already looked like a professional. Using an Apple computer connected to two subwoofers, Morris deftly cut and blended musical tracks at a new recording studio built in the basement of the jail’s medium-maximum Division 11. Long interested in songwriting and […]

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Weekend Watch: Wood Turning with Caitlan the Cat

It’s always inspiring to see talented young people sharing their projects on YouTube and using the platform as a way of gaining knowledge, getting feedback and advice, and plugging into a wider community. Caitlan Davis, aka Caitlan the Cat, is a 13 year old wood turner from Yorkshire, England. On her channel, which has been […]

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