This week, Worldview kicks off a series that’s part of an ongoing collaboration between WBEZ and the Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media at Columbia College-Chicago. The Institute develops projects with journalists, artists, human rights workers and a
A group of 24 leaders from a wide range of civic and community organizations around Chicago gathered in WBEZ's Jim and Kay Mabie Performance Studio on Monday for an in-depth discussion about the meaning of 9/11, now and going forward.
Tavi Gevinson, the Chicago-area 15-year-old blogger who to many people's joy but some (nasty) people's dismay grabbed the fashion world's attention a few years ago, has launched Rookie, a new site for other teen girls.
The newest Superman movie "Man of Steel" began filming in Chicago on Wednesday. The project has made stops in a few areas around Chicago-- spending the last two weeks in the far western suburbs, and landing downtown in the Loop this week.
The national oral history project StoryCorps plans to honor each person killed on 9/11 with a recording by a friend or family member that will be part of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.StoryCorps, which is heard weekly on public radio, said Thursday that it has already memorialized ne
A southwestern Indiana community that was founded by freed slaves in the 1840s expects its annual Labor Day weekend events will be busier than usual as word spreads that its story will be included in the Smithsonian Institution's new African-American history museum.Some 1,500 people typically visit