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.
Join some of Chicago's most talented Cuban musicians for an evening of music and memories of home. Inspired by Eduardo Machado's The Cook, panelists will address the ways in which displaced people maintain their cultural identity and stay connected to their homeland.
Whether you're breathing easy or still huffing and puffing over the smoking ban, listen in for a conversation on how the ban will soon affect life in the Windy City. Chicago's smoking ban (first phase), which took effect Jan.
Chicago is the birthplace of the comedy world's best and brightest - learn and laugh about comedy's roots in the Windy City. Join Sheldon Patinkin and Anne Libera as they discuss the history of Chicago comedy.Sheldon Patinkin is an author, teacher, and director.