The Chicago indie band Canasta just returned from a tour in Mongolia, sponsored by the U.S. State Department. Jerome and 848 host Tony Sarabia talk with bandmembers Matt Priest and Elizabeth Lindau about their cross-cultural musical exchange.
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) has begun to fulfill Rahm Emmanuel’s campaign promise to draft a comprehensive cultural plan for the City of Chicago. We haven’t had a new one since 1986 when Mayor Harold Washington first established the Dept.
Eight Forty Eight's Jason Marck hosts this special musical edition of the show. Alison Cuddy talks to Radio M's Tony Sarabia and music journalist Althea Legaspi about their favorite releases of the year. Then, we revisit a profile of guitar great Michael Bloomfield.