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Afternoon Shift: Love is in the air
February 14, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift'#250: Love is in the air
WBEZ blogger Al Gini joins relationship guru Art “Chat Daddy” Sims for an hour of Valentine's Day love-and loss. We're also checking in on the CPS closings, learning about chef Chris Duffy's unique journey and talking with filmmaker John Davies about his new film Phunny Business: A Black Comedy.
· Thu, Feb 14 2013 11:26:35
: Wise sage and WBEZ blogger
joins media personality—and relationship guru—
Art “Chat Daddy” Sims
for a very special Valentine’s Day hour. Listeners are invited to share their best and worst Valentine’s Day memories by calling
or lamenting on Twitter with
Just got a really good phone call... I'm doing a Valentine's Day guest spot on WBEZ's radio show Afternoon Shift... http://fb.me/JQg5QjTbArt Chat Daddy Sims
We’ll also have our eye on Springfield as a vote on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage is expected.
Marriage equality bill poised for passage in Illinois http://huff.to/12MiEOJHuffington Post
Earth to Illinois State Senate: The issue isn't what the Pope says about marriage, it's what the Constitution says about equality. #prop8Susan Russell
As CPS whittles its list of schools targeted for closure, of which near 130 remain,
of the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute discusses the impact of past closures on students. Then,
parent Lynda Cayolle
of Canter Middle School
explains why she thinks closing schools could lead to more students dropping out. And WBEZ education reporter
has been following the story closely and was at a tense meeting in North Lawndale Wednesday night—she joins Rick and the other women for the conversation.
RT @EricHorngABC7: #CPS officials shouted down by school closing opponents at west side community meeting. http://yfrog.com/gzvs5askjABC 7 Chicago
129 on new Chicago schools closing list(Tribune illustration) Chicago Public Schools has narrowed the number of schools it will consider for closing to 129. The preliminary lis...
profiles acclaimed Chicago chef
in his latest column. Duffy is chef and owner of Grace in Chicago’s West Loop. Zagat recently listed the restaurant as one of the 10 hottest restaurants in the world. Duffy’s story is not your standard rise through the ranks tale; he has a complicated past that has created personal hurdles along the way, and driven him to his current success. Pang and Duffy detail the chef’s path through the culinary scene.
How Grace chef Curtis Duffy used cooking to overcome his troubled childhood http://bit.ly/WKNoMF by @kevinthepangChicago Tribune
chronicles the rise and fall of All Jokes Aside, once the premier showcase for African American comics, in the documentary
Phunny Business: A Black Comedy
. Throughout the ‘90s, the club attracted young comics like Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx and MoNique to Chicago’s South Loop and helped launch mega-watt careers.