WBEZ | Daley Plaza http://www.wbez.org/venues/daley-plaza Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en 35th Anniversary of Peace Day in Chicago http://www.wbez.org/35th-anniversary-peace-day-chicago-108477 <p><p>Chicago is home to the longest running official Peace Day of any city in the world. Our Peace Day has been around even longer than the United Nations International Day of Peace.</p><p>Come out to celebrate the diversity of our city and world and lend your voice to the Call to Peace. To the sounds of live world music, the flags of each world nation are presented on stage as we all make the call, &quot;Peace in...&quot; each country, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.&nbsp;</p><p>Hear from Commissioner Mona Noriega and other leaders striving to build a Culture of Peace in our city. Find out what&#39;s happening with peace education in our schools. Enjoy cultural performances and observe the Minute of Silence for Peace with the Chicago Consular Corps, students, members of cultural organizations, business people, families and folks like you.</p><p>More information about this event <a href="http://www.buildthepeace.org">here.</a></p></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:09:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/35th-anniversary-peace-day-chicago-108477 Afternoon Shift Remote Broadcast: Christkindlmarket Edition http://www.wbez.org/afternoon-shift-remote-broadcast-christkindlmarket-edition-104362 <p><p>Take a break from your workday this Thursday and join Rick Kogan and <em>The Afternoon Shift</em> down in Daley Plaza at the <a href="http://www.christkindlmarket.com/en/">Christkindlmarket</a>. Joining Rick will be musician Richard Marx and Portlandia and SNL star Fred Armisen. We&rsquo;ll be talking food with Louisa Chu and might just sing some Christmas carols. So grab a delicious German baked good or some hot chocolate and stop by to see Rick and WBEZ.</p></p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 09:42:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/afternoon-shift-remote-broadcast-christkindlmarket-edition-104362