You can’t say that Ken Babbs invented the ‘60s. But you can say that he and his best friend Ken Kesey, along with their crew of Merry Pranksters, helped pull the country out of its Eisenhower-induced cultural slumber. The “Intrepid Traveler”, novelist, and raconteur joins Morning Shift before a show at Thalia Hall this weekend. Also, an update on Indiana's BP Oil refinery strike. And Irish songs and stories.
This week, our global citizen Nari Safavi is here to help us plan your international weekend. Nari is president of Pasfarda Arts and Cultural Exchange. Brian von Rueden, artistic director of Vox 3 Collective, contributes. Today we’ll celebrate St.
It’s the weekend! Time to put the stress and demands of the work week behind. But, for some folks, a fun weekend is just part of their job description.Ernest Wilkins is a social media and events producer for Chicago Tribune’s RedEye and Metromix.