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Afternoon Shift: Cutting the fat
March 1, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift'#261: Cutting the fat
IMAN executive director Rami Nashashibi and Eddie Bocanegra, a violence interrupter with CeaseFire, help us sort through the day's big stories, including XX and XXX. We'll also discuss the looming sequester, talk with author Rus Bradburd and hear from Lynne Jordan and The Shivers.
· Fri, Mar 01 2013 11:57:25
The Day Today
and FORCE organizer
, executive director of the
Inner-City Muslim Action Network
to discuss how current events are disseminated in their communities. Together they’ll talk about life after prison, comprehensive gun control and food deserts. They’ll also be joined by
Fr. Larry Dowling
from St. Agatha’s in North Lawndale and
, the deputy director of IMAN.
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As Americans brace themselves for sequester cuts, President Obama told members of the media Friday that, “This is not the apocalypse. It’s just dumb.” University of Chicago economics professor
tends to agree—he’ll tell us why he thinks things have been blown out of proportion.
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: Chicago native
spent 14 years coaching Division I basketball before hanging up his dry-erase board to pursue a writing career. In his new novel,
Make It Take It
, Bradburd brings all the complicated realities of college basketball into the fictional story of Steve Pytel, an assistant at Southern Arizona State University, who is struggling to keep his job, family and composure in one piece. He stops by to share his stories of the hardwood.
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Lynne Jordan & The Shivers
: A Chicago favorite,
has thrilled audiences worldwide for over 20years. She leads her own 12-piece band,
Lynne Jordan & the Shivers
, entertaining at top Chicago venues and gala events, as well as concerts in Europe and South America. She’ll sing with Nina Simone on Monday at City Winery—but first, she stops by “Rick’s Café.”
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