Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Afternoon Shift: Children of destiny February 11, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #247: Children of destiny" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #247: Children of destinyA pair of Pulitzer Prize winners, humorist Dave Barry and columnist Mary Schmich, help us parse the news, including Pope Benedict XVI's surprise resignation. Then, Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child talks about her new role in 'Fela!'Storified by · Mon, Feb 11 2013 12:25:44The Day Today: A pair of Pulitzer Prize-winning writers, humorist Dave Barry andChicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich, parse the weekend’s news—from Pope Benedict XVI's resignation to President Obama’s plans to visit Chicago to talk about gun violence. Barry will also tell us about his newest novel,Insane City. Before my books go on sale, I personally proofread EVERY SINGLE COPY. #insanecity http://pic.twitter.com/hOc56BJLDave BarryLynn Sweet: President Obama coming to Chicago to address violence. http://suntm.es/Y3FTy7SuntimesIllinois school plans to shoot blanks during drill to get students used to gunfireJOHN GRESS/REUTERS Officials say blanks will be fired from a gun (not pictured) during drill at Cary-Grove High School. Six weeks after 2...Catholic Chicago: The world’s one billion Catholics were shocked to learn of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation Monday, as he is the first pope to do so in six centuries. We’ll look at Chicago’s deep and complicated connection to the Vatican with Greg Pierce, the president and co-publisher of ACTA publications.Announcement of Pope Benedict XVI's resignationvaticanMichelle Williams: Many know Michelle Williams as one-third of Destiny’s Child—but it’s her role in another ensemble that’s brought her back to Chicago. Williams will portray Sandra Isadore in the Tony Award-winning musicalFela! The Rockford native stops by The Afternoon Shift to talk about life on the stage.Beyonce Superbowl Halftime Show (CBS) (NFL)timeforthecjshowMichelle Williams: Good Morning America (Interview: January 24, 2013)slaychelle Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: Ripple effect Next post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: On probation View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Looking back at 1970s Uptown The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Strange Brews Podcast Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?