Monday's gameplan for 'Afternoon Shift': Alternatives

February 20, 2012

The plan for Monday's show straight from director Jason Marck's email to your eyes. I'm sensing a loose theme of alternatives to the expected.

Listen to the first hour of the show

Zeke Emanuel:  The “other” Emanuel is no less accomplished than his more high-profile brothers. Ezekiel “Zeke” Emanuel joins us to discuss his medical career and growing up in the Emanuel family.  Emanuel is a former healthcare adviser to President Obama and currently serves as Diane.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor and vice provost for global initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania.

5th House Ensemble:  The Chicago group 5th House Ensemble takes chamber music to a whole new level.  We’ll talk about their sound, and they’ll perform.

Lee Bey:  Controversial tear-downs don’t only happen in the city.  WBEZ’s Architecture blogger on Wilmette getting a case of the wrecking ball blues. 

Listen to the second hour of the show

CNC:  Late last week, the Chicago News Cooperative announced it will cease operations.  CNC reporter, editor, and long-time WBEZ contributor David Greising gives us the inside story on what happened, and the future of the CNC.

Pat Quinn-Student Reporter:  WBEZ’s Sam Hudzik dissects some of the writings of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn when he was a student journalist.

Listen to Karen Lewis talk with Steve Edwards

Karen Lewis:  We profile the head of the Chicago Teacher’s Union, Karen Lewis, and get her thoughts on the latest moves from CPS. 

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