WBEZ | belle epogue http://www.wbez.org/tags/belle-epogue Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The Encyclopedia Show Presents Series 5, Vol 8: The Belle Epoque! http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/encyclopedia-show-presents-series-5-vol-8-belle-epoque-107189 <p><p>The Encyclopedia Show is a live variety extravaganza that commissions local and touring artists and experts from many disciplines to use their individual talents to present a verbal and musical encyclopedia entry each month. Though the show is accredited by the Institute of Human Knowledge and Hygiene, it is our ongoing mission to chafe against logic and proof, find meaning in obfuscation, and wrest truth from fact once and for all. &nbsp;</p><p>This month, the topic of the show will be the Belle Epoque, a period of tremendous cultural growth in the late 1800s. &nbsp;Some say it was the last time we were hopeful as a global community. We at the Encyclopedia Show are always hopeful though! We know you&#39;ll enjoy the show.</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/encyclopediashow-webstory_7.jpg" style="float: left;" title="" /></div><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><br />Recorded live Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the&nbsp;The Vittum Theatre.</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 15:22:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/encyclopedia-show-presents-series-5-vol-8-belle-epoque-107189