A new documentary chronicles Chicago hip hop artist Rhymefest's emotional quest to reunite with his father. Then, the Chicago Biennial kicks off this weekend. Plus two students at the U of I in Urbana-Champaign are broadcasting Illini football games in Mandarin Chinese. And we talk about a new festival to celebrate Filipino culture and food.
Problems at the University of Illinois just keep piling up. There’s a new city advisory board to provide landlords with information and resources on how to identify and address hoarding. Also, a preview of the upcoming Chicago Jazz Festival, a performance by one of the fest’s artists and a look at why there are so few African American chefs.