WBEZ | Ben Pirani http://www.wbez.org/tags/ben-pirani Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en 2.20.12 http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-02-20 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/episode/images/2012-february/2012-02-20/ap050206045333.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>EU finance ministers are expected to agree to a second bailout today. In exchange, Greece must agree to a set of severe austerity measures. <em>Worldview </em>discusses what this could mean for Greece and the global economy with Northwestern profesor Stephen Nelson and sociologist Costas Panayotakis. Also, over the weekend the Iranian government halted oil exports to Britain and France. Tensions are increasing within the international community over Iran’s alleged development of nuclear weapons. <em>Worldview </em>talks with Ahmad Sadri, professor of Islamic Studies at Lake Forest College, to make sense of the new developments.</p></p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:04:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-02-20 DJ Series: Finding soul in the Windy City http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-12-09/dj-series-finding-soul-windy-city-94760 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-December/2011-12-09/Windy City Soul Club.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Those who like their soul music rare feast on Chicago’s <a href="http://windycitysoulclub.com/" target="_blank">Windy City Soul Club</a>; the group draws on northern soul. The scene emerged in the north of England but revolved around American soul music released on small regional labels. Saturday night, the DJ collective celebrates its third anniversary with a show at <a href="http://www.emptybottle.com/home.php" target="_blank">Empty Bottle</a> in Chicago. To find out more, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> was joined by club members Jason Berry and Ben Pirani.</p></p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:22:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-12-09/dj-series-finding-soul-windy-city-94760