WBEZ | morning shift http://www.wbez.org/tags/morning-shift Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: New book explores history of Chicago's Polish community http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-20/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-chicagos <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Pullman.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get a recap of the Jackie Robinson West game against Pearland, TX, and we take a look at the deep Polish roots of Chicago&#39;s Avondale neighborhood. And, &quot;Reclaimed Soul&quot; host, Ayana Contreras, pays homage to the &quot;Godfather of Soul.&quot;</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-of-chicago/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-of-chicago.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-of-chicago" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New book explores history of Chicago's Polish community" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-20/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-chicagos Morning Shift: What's next for the city's mental health services? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-19/morning-shift-whats-next-citys-mental-health-services <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/574994_3227675883089_1221436047_n.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We check in with Chicago&#39;s Department of Public Health Commissioner to learn more about the state of mental health care services. And, Waukegan wants to pay homage to a literary native. Plus, we get a taste of an original score to Buster Keaton&#39;s 1927 film, &quot;The General.&quot;</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-s-next-for-the-city-s-mental-he/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-s-next-for-the-city-s-mental-he.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-s-next-for-the-city-s-mental-he" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: What's next for the city's mental health services?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:23:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-19/morning-shift-whats-next-citys-mental-health-services Morning Shift: Comedian Neal Brennan brings some personality to television http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-18/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-some <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Photo Courtesy of Facebook_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get an update on the hearings aimed at answering questions about growing, selling and using medical marijuana in Illinois. Writer and comedian Neal Brennan gives us the scoop on his new show, &quot;The Approval Matrix.&quot; Plus, the music of legend Hank Williams.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-persona/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-persona.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-persona" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Comedian Neal Brennan brings some personality to television " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:51:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-18/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-some Morning Shift: What's next for Mount Baldy's trail? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-15/morning-shift-whats-next-mount-baldys-trail-110661 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/10444505_10154454784315545_94807815692370948_n.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We learn more about the holes happening at the Dunes, and take a closer look at the debate over fracking in Illinois. Plus, we have a conversation with an important, but not very well known, music figure in Chicago who&#39;s looking to give rebirth to the live music scene on Chicago&#39;s South Side.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-66/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-66.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-66" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: What's next for Mount Baldy's trail?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:55:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-15/morning-shift-whats-next-mount-baldys-trail-110661 Morning Shift: Mormon feminists advocate for change http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-14/morning-shift-mormon-feminists-advocate-change-110649 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Photo Courtesy of Facebook.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get the lowdown on Republican Day down at the Illinois State Fair. And, talk about a group of feminist fighting for their rights within the Mormon community. Plus, Sound Opinion hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis give us a preview of this year&#39;s Summer Music Film Festival.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-mormon-feminist-advocate-for-change/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-mormon-feminist-advocate-for-change.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-mormon-feminist-advocate-for-change" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Mormon feminists advocate for change " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:25:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-14/morning-shift-mormon-feminists-advocate-change-110649 Morning Shift: Playing the political game at the State Fair http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-13/morning-shift-playing-political-game-state-fair <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/ROB THURMAN.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We check in with our political reporters Tony Arnold and Alex Keefe for the latest from the Illinois State Fair. What issues are gaining traction for voters? And, we talk to a community activist about the effectiveness to taking to the streets to protest police behavior.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-effective-is-police-protesting/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-effective-is-police-protesting.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-effective-is-police-protesting" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Playing the political game at the State Fair" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:27:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-13/morning-shift-playing-political-game-state-fair Morning Shift: Adjusting to college can offer unique challenges for some students http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-12/morning-shift-adjusting-college-can-offer-unique <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/hackNY.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the struggles in adjusting to college life when you come from a high school with very little diversity, or when you enter as an older student. And we talk to two improv vets who are bringing a new show to iO theater.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-65/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-65.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-65" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Adjusting to college can offer unique challenges for some students" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:54:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-12/morning-shift-adjusting-college-can-offer-unique Morning Shift: Even with law in effect, drivers still talking and texting on cellphones http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-11/morning-shift-even-law-effect-drivers-still-talking <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/FORD2.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A study from IDOT showed that 1 in 5 drivers still probably violate the law that bans talking and texting while driving. We talk with the National Safety Council about staying safe on the roads. And, a new program that brings art of prisons.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-even-with-law-in-effect-drivers-stil/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-even-with-law-in-effect-drivers-stil.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-even-with-law-in-effect-drivers-stil" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Even with law in effect, drivers still talking and texting on cellphones" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:51:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-11/morning-shift-even-law-effect-drivers-still-talking Morning Shift: America's decline of religiosity http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-08/morning-shift-americas-decline-religiosity-110619 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/commanderjaygold.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>It&#39;s the 40th anniversary of President Nixon&#39;s resignation and we talk about Woodward and Bernstein&#39;s reporting with their legendary editor, Harry Rosenfeld. And, we look at why there&#39;s a decline in religiosity. Plus, the sounds of trio, Chicago Q Ensemble.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-decline-of-religiosity/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-decline-of-religiosity.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-decline-of-religiosity" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: America's decline of religiosity " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:11:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-08/morning-shift-americas-decline-religiosity-110619 Morning Shift: Whose attending Chicago's neighborhood schools? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-07/morning-shift-whose-attending-chicagos-neighborhood <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/shua123.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk to the players involved in the destruction of a mural in Chicago&#39;s Washington Park neighborhood, and learn more about how neighborhood schools are evolving. We also talk about the revamp of McDonald&#39;s image.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-neighborhood-schools-not-good-en/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-neighborhood-schools-not-good-en.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-are-neighborhood-schools-not-good-en" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Whose attending Chicago's neighborhood schools?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:11:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-07/morning-shift-whose-attending-chicagos-neighborhood