Music writers Jessica Hopper and JR Nelson write the Gossipwolf column for the Chicago Reader. They were recently on Vocalo to discuss some recent columns (and call Har Mar Superstar). Turns out they enjoyed being on Vocalo so much that they signed up for their own account.
In commemoration of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Spertus welcomes commentator and author Martin Goldsmith to share a riveting and emotional story of courage under unimaginable circumstances. This story is the basis of Mr. Goldsmith's book, The Inextinguishable Symphony.
The last two decades have witnessed big steps forward in efforts to bring perpetrators of international crimes to justice. There has also been a sharp rise in international attention to the “rule of law.” How has the field of international justice changed?
French novelist Delphine de Vigan, short-listed for the 2009 prix Goncourt and author of No et moi, an intense, brilliant novel about home and homelessness, discusses her craft and what drives her to write with such depth and passion.
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.