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Mark your calendars for our Jazz-filled New Year's Eve party
Nov. 5, 2014
There have been two things missing from the tapestry of live experiences we put together for our loyal members: Jazz and a blow-out New Year's Eve party.
Reclaimed Soul: Music recorded in our nation's prisons
Aug. 12, 2015
Reclaimed Soul’s Ayana Contreras brings us vintage music recorded in prisons, from gospel to blues, latin to soul.
Reclaimed Soul preview With Ayana Contreras
Jul. 29, 2015
We hear the music of McKinley Mitchell, a Chicago Soul artist that, despite consistently strong releases, never broke through to super-stardom.
Reclaimed Soul host shares summertime soul music
Jul. 15, 2015
Reclaimed Soul host Ayana Contreras has dug up a batch of summertime soul music for us.
Is it fair for established filmmakers to use Kickstarter?
Aug. 14, 2013
Kickstarter originally began as a way to get the average person's project out of the shadows, but now bigwigs are using it to fund their pet projects. Is this fair? Also, a chat with R&B and blues artist Syleena Johnson.
Literacy, adult education in North Lawndale
Aug. 27, 2012
Front & Center teamed up with Vocalo.org's Barber Shop Show to talk literacy and adult education in North Lawndale
A New Meme that Echoes Old Problems
Jul. 27, 2012
Associate Professor Dr. Lisa Guerrero from Washington State University shares her analysis of the recent Trayvonning meme that places the internet thread in historical context.
Saul Williams talks hip hop confidence
Mar. 26, 2012
Multi-disciplinary and multi-talented artist Saul Williams has been praised nationally and internationally as an outstanding poet, writer, actor and musician.
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