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Afternoon Shift: Cover up
February 7, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift' #245: Cover up
The Tribune's Nina Metz and multimedia journalist Kyra Kyles discuss the day's stories, including the latest news around the Jackson family and the Grammy's new dress code. We'll take a trip to Orland Park, meet their police chief (another McCarthy!) and find out about the Woodstock concert series.
· Thu, Feb 07 2013 10:52:38
toss around topics of the day, including a possible plea deal for Jesse Jackson Jr, CBS's preemptive strike on potential wardrobe malfunctions at the Grammys, injured war vets, no more mail on Saturday and much more.
As an added bonus, the first hour will feature musical accompaniment by
The composer/singer will play throughout the hour, creating songs and lyrics, in the moment, based on the topics of conversation.
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Yours truly will be on @WBEZ btwn 2pm and 3pm, creating spontaneous response songs to whatever Rick Kogan says. Join me!Abraham Levitan
Friends, I'll be on @WBEZ 2-3p today with Rick Kogan and @thekylesfiles talking about the hilarious CBS memo re: Grammy dress code & more...Nina Metz
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Grammy Dress Code:
It’s been nine years since Nipple Gate, Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” at Super Bowl XXXVIII. Now, all these years later, pop stars set to appear on camera have been advised to cover up.
intercepted a memo from CBS asking, for example, that "buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered." We'll discuss this, and other fun-police fodder with our panel--and we want to hear from you too: Call in at
Grammy Awards dress code imposed by CBSThe are often opportunity for the likes of Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry to parade their amazing figures and fierce Grammy Awards ...
Saturday gets the axe!
Starting this August, the postal service will drop its Saturday mail service.
Post office to end Saturday mail serviceThe U.S. Postal Service plans to drop Saturday delivery of first-class mail by August in its latest effort to cut costs after losing near...
regale us with tales from their expedition to Orland Park.
At the Grape Vine in Orland Park, Ill., with Robin Amer for WBEZ's Curious Suburbs project. http://pic.twitter.com/F6Z4QPscMichael Puente
Meet the Police Chief:
Yes, there’s another McCarthy running another police department. We’ll meet Tim McCarthy, chief of the Orland Park Police Department. And he’s got a great back story...we'll give you a hint: Gipper!
Woodstock Concert Series:
You think there’s nothing to do way out in Woodstock? The beautiful little Woodstock Opera House is presenting a whole series of rock ‘n roll tributes, from
The Who Show
Credence Clearwater Revived
to Johnny Rogers as Buddy Holly. We’ll be joined by impresario
, the man behind the shows to the far, far, far northwest-of-Chicago town.
Woodstock Opera HouseThe Woodstock Opera House is owned and operated by the City of Woodstock and is dedicated to the promotion and support of the Theatrical ...