I'm still lamenting the loss of the Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop in Hyde Park, but the other location - in Evanston - is still humming along. ‚ The restaurant serves three meals a day, but on weekends, they offer a few extra items, such as banana bread French toast.
Kelly Kleiman is normally on Eight Forty-Eight to review local plays. Not this week! Ms. Kleinman has shaken off her usual critic partner Jonathan Abarbanel and filled her dance card with some alternatives.
A massive fireworks show today capped off the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo that runs through October.Barry Weisberg spends half his year in Shanghai and will cover the Expo for us.
We had a thrill recently when Ladino singing sensation and Israeli Yasmin Levy came with her band to sing and chat with us at the WBEZ Jim and Kay Mabie Performance Studio. We spend the most of the hour with Yasmin.