This Sunday, confrontations between Coptic Christians and armed forces left 25 dead in Egypt. We speak to CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab, who just returned from Egypt, about the country’s presidential election, military rule, and evolving sectarian tensions.
Some of the world’s great guitarists will gather in Chicago this week. They’ll join another virtuoso – one of the men behind the Chicago Guitar Festival. Goran Ivanovic leads his own group, Eastern Blok but is also known as one-half of the Andreas Kapsalis-Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo.
One of the country’s oldest outdoor murals covers a storefront on Chicago’s Northwest Side. People who care about the 40-year-old painting are finishing a facelift. The mural restoration is doing more than brightening up a gritty stretch of North Avenue.
Forty years ago, the hippest trip in America left the station.Soul Train — the little Chicago engine that could – went on to become the longest-running, nationally-syndicated show on television. Before longtime conductor and host Don Cornelius was moving to the