Those of us in the arts community should take care not to get too intoxicated by Rahm's going to the theater or to a dance concert, or even by his appointing a multi-member arts committee for his transition. Many if not most theater and dance companies are nonprofit organizations, and the mayo
So maybe I missed it, but now I get it 'cause someone actually has sent out a press release that makes it all clear: Chicago Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel's Transition Team--which heretofore most folks understood to be a tight-knit handful of people--actually is a broad-spectrum set of six committees add
As many of you know, our very own "The Real Deal" Richard Steele is quite the legend in Chicago, and in radio history. Well, another Richard-Richard Stamz-made his way in the Chicago‚ radio world by breaking racial barriers, and using his big personality to open every door he could.
We're baaaack! No, the Eight Forty-Eight crew wasn't taking an extending vacation. We were actually trying to find ways to keep our New Year's resolution to continue to be relevant, timely and entertaining -- only more so.
Here's the thing:‚ if it doesn't have a name, it's not really a decade.‚ Still, it's reasonable to reflect on the best shows of the past 10 years.‚ What follows is far from definitive on that subject, but these are certainly the most memorable shows.‚ How do I know?