WBEZ | The Third Coast http://www.wbez.org/tags/third-coast-0 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en One Book, One Chicago is taking programs to every branch http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2015-10-20/one-book-one-chicago-taking-programs-every-branch-113425 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//main-images/one book web.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>You have your television seasons and your sports seasons. And, for book lovers in Chicago, you have the &#39;<a href="https://www.chipublib.org/browse_program/one-book-one-chicago/">One Book, One Chicago</a>&#39; season. Every year, after collecting suggestions from librarians and patrons, Chicago Public Library and the Mayor choose a book that exemplifies a theme of why they think Chicago is great.</p><p>This year&rsquo;s selection is &#39;<a href="http://www.thomasdyja.com/">The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream</a>&#39; by Thomas Dyja. One Book, One Chicago programmers say it speaks to the theme of Chicago as a city that gives.</p><p>Chicago Public Library&rsquo;s Jennifer Lizak explains what Dyja&rsquo;s book says about Chicago&rsquo;s gifts to the world, and how people can get involved with One Book, One Chicago.</p></p> Tue, 20 Oct 2015 11:33:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2015-10-20/one-book-one-chicago-taking-programs-every-branch-113425 Morning Shift: Patronage, films and end-of-life care http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-07-19/morning-shift-patronage-films-and-end-life-care <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//main-images/Elder Care-Flickr-Adams County Manor.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Today we&#39;ll find out if patronage is alive and well in Chicago, then immerse ourselves in the sound of Third Coast&#39;s ShortDocs festival. And we speak with experts about what the best way to deal with a loved one&#39;s death is.</p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-26.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-26" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Patronage, films and Lil B " on Storify</a>]</noscript></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 08:12:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-07-19/morning-shift-patronage-films-and-end-life-care Thomas Dyja discusses his book "The Third Coast" http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/thomas-dyja-discusses-his-book-third-coast-107085 <p><p><strong>Thomas Dyja</strong>&nbsp;discusses his book&nbsp;<em>The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream</em>. Though today it can seem as if all American culture comes out of New York and Los Angeles, much of what defined the nation as it grew into a superpower was produced in Chicago. Before air travel overtook trains, nearly every coast-to-coast journey included a stop here, and this flow of people and commodities made it America&rsquo;s central clearinghouse, laboratory and factory.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/CPL-webstory_34.jpg" title="" /></div><p>Recorded live April 18, 2013 at the Harold Washington Library.</p></p> Wed, 08 May 2013 14:43:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/thomas-dyja-discusses-his-book-third-coast-107085