WBEZ | Tony Sarabia http://www.wbez.org/tags/tony-sarabia Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Comedian Gilbert Gottfried brings his signature style to Chicago http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-20/morning-shift-comedian-gilbert-gottfried-brings-his-signature <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/10625014_10152339377977205_6281443498309838077_n.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the alarming state of Robbins, Illinois and preview this year&#39;s Chicagoans of the Year chosen by Chicago magazine. And, we check in with Illinois Treasurer-elect Mike Frerichs. Plus, we get a visit from a man who&#39;s known as the king of the &quot;too soon&quot; joke, Gilbert Gottfried.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-101/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-101.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-101" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Comedian Gilbert Gottfried brings his signature style to Chicago " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:34:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-20/morning-shift-comedian-gilbert-gottfried-brings-his-signature Morning Shift: The struggles in small business lending http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-19/morning-shift-struggles-small-business-lending-111122 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Lislotte Rathen.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get a preview of the Illinois General Assembly&#39;s veto session. And, we look at the rise of a financial product called merchant cash advance and why it&#39;s targeting small businesses. Plus, we get our weekly shot of &quot;Reclaimed Soul&quot; with Vocalo&#39;s Ayana Contreras.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-100/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-100.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-100" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The struggles in small business lending" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:58:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-19/morning-shift-struggles-small-business-lending-111122 Morning Shift: The changing identity of sex education http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-18/morning-shift-changing-identity-sex-education-111116 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/milosjokic18.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get an update on the scene in Ferguson, Missouri, as residents await for the grand jury&#39;s decision. And, we look at the harsh reality for those living in nursing homes. Plus, we talk about the changing curriculum of sex education and what&#39;s being lost in some lesson plans.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-98/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-98.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-98" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The changing identity of sex education " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:07:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-18/morning-shift-changing-identity-sex-education-111116 Morning Shift: How Jane Byrne changed the face of Chicago politics http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-17/morning-shift-how-jane-byrne-changed-face-chicago-politics-111108 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/DennyCJohnson.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Ald. Ameya Pawar talks about his efforts to bring back the CTA No. 11 bus. Plus, we hear music from The Appleseed Collective. And, we remember the life and legacy of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-jane-byrne-changed-chicago-forev/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-jane-byrne-changed-chicago-forev.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-jane-byrne-changed-chicago-forev" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: How Jane Byrne changed the face of Chicago politics " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:06:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-17/morning-shift-how-jane-byrne-changed-face-chicago-politics-111108 Morning Shift: Chicago Tribune photogs dig up vintage crime photos for new book http://www.wbez.org/series/mayor-monday/morning-shift-chicago-tribune-photogs-dig-vintage-crime-photos-new-book-111102 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/B2aZgOUCQAAe_EL_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We travel back in time and look at photos found 50 feet below the Tribune Tower. And, we look at the state of the Dillinger Museum in Northwest Indiana. Plus, we get a mix between jazz, prog, metal and more with the band Sand.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-96/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-96.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-96" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Chicago Tribune photogs dig up vintage crime photos for new book " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:25:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/series/mayor-monday/morning-shift-chicago-tribune-photogs-dig-vintage-crime-photos-new-book-111102 Morning Shift: Can Republican control of the Senate benefit small businesses? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-13/morning-shift-can-republican-control-senate-benefit-small <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/INDYFOLKS.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get an update on the controversy surrounding the George Lucas Museum. And, we talk about the changing landscape of retirement and what it means today. We also look at what a GOP-controlled Senate means for the American economy. Plus, the sounds of Chicago jazz vocalist Petra van Nouse.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-can-the-republican-majority-keep-con/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-can-the-republican-majority-keep-con.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-can-the-republican-majority-keep-con" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Can Republican control of the Senate benefit small businesses? " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:12:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-13/morning-shift-can-republican-control-senate-benefit-small Morning Shift: Festival celebrates the art of black storytelling http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-17/morning-shift-festival-celebrates-art-black-storytelling-111109 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/resize (1)_23.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get an update on the Chicago Archdiocese documents and the city&#39;s SRO ordinance. Plus, we learn more about black storytelling from the National Association of Black Storytellers. And, we get our weekly dose of &quot;Reclaimed Soul&quot;.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-94/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-94.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-94" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Festival celebrates the art of black storytelling " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:18:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-17/morning-shift-festival-celebrates-art-black-storytelling-111109 Morning Shift: National program helps veterans get back on their feet http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-11/morning-shift-national-program-helps-veterans-get-back-their-feet <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/DVIDSHUB.jpg" alt="" /><p><hr /><p>We take a look at the Illinois Troops to Teachers program that&#39;s helping military personnel transition into a teaching career. And, we talk to the students of the &quot;CPS Shakespeare!&rdquo; program. Plus, a look at the modern American family through the eyes of playwright Stephen Karam.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-93/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-93.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-93" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: National program helps veterans get back on their feet " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:33:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-11/morning-shift-national-program-helps-veterans-get-back-their-feet Morning Shift: New book details the history of contraceptives http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-10/morning-shift-new-book-details-history-contraceptives-111083 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/COMMUNICATIONSCDDEP.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk to the author of a new book that tells the history of birth control. And, we recap the Bears vs. Packers game. Plus, the sounds of Italian composer and pianist, Ludovico Einaudi.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-92/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-92.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-92" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New book details the history of contraceptives " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:17:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-10/morning-shift-new-book-details-history-contraceptives-111083 Morning Shift: Podcast offers tips and tricks to parenting http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-07/morning-shift-podcast-offers-tips-and-tricks-parenting-111077 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/KILEENCHENG.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get an update on what&#39;s to come in the ongoing battle to raise the state&#39;s minimum wage. And, we hear from the creator of &quot;The Longest Shortest Time&quot; podcast that helps parents adjust to their new role. Plus, the country western sounds of Chicago&#39;s Golden Horse Ranch Band.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-91/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-91.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-91" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Podcast offers tips and tricks to parenting" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:13:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-11-07/morning-shift-podcast-offers-tips-and-tricks-parenting-111077