ongoing projects

Lumpen Radio WLPN 105.5
PMI  spends much of it energy operating, growing, programming and sustaining our non commercial low power fm radio station for Chicago called Lumpen Radio, WLPN-LP on 105.5fm.

Co-Prosperity Sphere
In 2017 we received a Place of Public Amusement license to facilitate  live music and performance programming in partnership with curators and partners.

Lumpen Radio WLPN  App Ongoing )
PMI built our first application so that mobile phone and tablet users will be able to stream WLPN Lumpen Radio from their personal devices. We have created a mobile device friendly site for users to access the station via streaming audio. Website ( Ongoing )
We  created a new website and portal for all Public Media Content that is print or on the air. The site  incorporates frequent content by posting articles, photos, videos and audio. Back issues of all publications will be added to the website.

Marz Community Brewing Company Collaboration ( Ongoing )
PMI partners with the Marz Community Brewing Co to create their “Community Brew” series, and donate the proceeds  from these specialty beers to neighborhood-specific causes in our neighborhood of Bridgeport. PMI also helps curate exhibitions in the Marz gallery.

Multiple Publications ( Ongoing )
PMI will publish several issues of the following reformatted and redesigned publications:
Lumpen Magazine
Mash Tun Journal
Pizza Fried Chicken and Ice Cream

Co-Prosperity Sphere ( Ongoing )
Our experimental cultural center, The Co-Prosperity Sphere, will host, curate, program and produce dozens of exhibitions, shows, events and other programs throughout the year. Visit for schedule.