Oct. 13, 2011
Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented Chicago’s 2012 budget on Wednesday. Eight Forty-Eight asks Ald. Patrick O’Connor about what he thinks of the plan. Then, Southeast Side residents face long rides to a trauma center--but is it killing them? Research suggests longer ambulance rides may not affect survival; WBEZ's Gabriel Spitzer reports. And, in the newest edition of Catalyst In-Depth, Sarah Karp follows Marshall Metro High School through its first year as a turnaround school--she tells Eight Forty-Eight about what she learned. Then, Lucia Mauro previews two upcoming dance performances inspired by theater or film. Then, Eight Forty-Eight talks with David Greising about new jobs Chicagoans have a shot during the approaching fall and Christmas holidays. And, independent producer Catalina Maria Johnson takes Eight Forty-Eight inside the Indie music world in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood and also finds its connections to the area’s famed visual arts scene.