We get an update on the controversy surrounding the George Lucas Museum. And, we talk about the changing landscape of retirement and what it means today. We also look at what a GOP-controlled Senate means for the American economy. Plus, the sounds of Chicago jazz vocalist Petra van Nouse.
We get an update on the Chicago Archdiocese documents and the city's SRO ordinance. Plus, we learn more about black storytelling from the National Association of Black Storytellers. And, we get our weekly dose of "Reclaimed Soul".
We take a look at the Illinois Troops to Teachers program that's helping military personnel transition into a teaching career. And, we talk to the students of the "CPS Shakespeare!” program. Plus, a look at the modern American family through the eyes of playwright Stephen Karam.
We get an update on what's to come in the ongoing battle to raise the state's minimum wage. And, we hear from the creator of "The Longest Shortest Time" podcast that helps parents adjust to their new role. Plus, the country western sounds of Chicago's Golden Horse Ranch Band.
We get more on the Illinois midterm election. And, we look at ways a house of worship stays relevant in a changing neighborhood. Also, Chicago photographer Sandro Miller talks about his new exhibit at the Catherine Edelman Gallery. Plus, the legacy of saxophonist, Charlie Parker.
We analyze the results and surprises of the 2014 Illinois midterm elections. And, we hear from you. What surprised you about the election results and what do you want the candidates to make happen for the state?
We talk about a new Truthout investigation that looks at fatal police shootings by Chicago police officers. And, we look at a new exhibition that uncovers the role of art in changing neighborhoods. Plus, we remember "Car Talk" co-host Tom Magliozzi.