A few weeks ago, President Obama did some surprisingly good crooning of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” But when it comes to smooth-singing heads of state, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the former general who leads Indonesia, has taken it to another level.
These are strange days for the movies. Sure, Hollywood still pretty much owns the world's box office. But as with other media - books, music, TV - moviegoers want what they want when they want it - cineplex be damned!
WBEZ's Jim DeRogatis and Eight Forty-Eight's Tony Sarabia discussed the legacy of Soul Train's Don Cornelius who was found dead this morning at his home in Los Angeles. Cornelius launched the music and dance program in Chicago in 1970.
Listen in as some of the most prolific and profound poets in Chicago come together to perform their work and participate in a collective conversation about the power of words. Featuring Roger Bonair-Agard, a native of Trinidad and Tobago who is a veteran of the spoken-word sce