WBEZ | Tony Sarabia http://www.wbez.org/tags/tony-sarabia Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: New sci-fi genre depicts life after climate change http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-21/morning-shift-new-sci-fi-genre-depicts-life-after <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Cole Vassiliou_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the new Sci-Fi genre that&#39;s shedding light on our environment&#39;s future. And, a look at why the city&#39;s mental health advocates are still seeking answers. Later, we hear classical tunes from students of the Suzuki Institute.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/the-morning-shift-life-after-water-could-be-more-t/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/the-morning-shift-life-after-water-could-be-more-t.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/the-morning-shift-life-after-water-could-be-more-t" target="_blank">View the story "The Morning Shift: New sci-fi genre depicts life after climate change" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:36:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-21/morning-shift-new-sci-fi-genre-depicts-life-after Morning Shift: CPS test scores could determine students' education quality http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-18/morning-shift-cps-test-scores-could-determine <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/A&amp;M-Commerce.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We take a closer look at the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel in Gary, and how its destruction impacts the community. And, how CPS test scores divide students between the worst and best high schools. And the musical sounds of duo Tall Heights.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-62/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-62.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-62" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: CPS test scores could determine students' education quality" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:07:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-18/morning-shift-cps-test-scores-could-determine Morning Shift: Groups with different ideologies search for common place of worship http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-17/morning-shift-groups-different-ideologies-search <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/f.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We follow up with an Illinois lawmaker about the mandatory minimums panel. And, we discuss how atheists, agnostics and humanist groups are creating their own space of worship. Then, a look at how the iPhone changed the face of photojournalism.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-61/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-61.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-61" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Groups with different ideologies search for common place of worship" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:20:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-17/morning-shift-groups-different-ideologies-search Morning Shift: Daughter of Holocaust survivor visits region in turmoil to reconnect with her roots http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-16/morning-shift-daughter-holocaust-survivor-visits <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/josh.ev9_.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Today, we look at the reasons for low minority enrollment in some elite schools on Chicago&#39;s North Side. And, a look at the CPS budget. And, host Ayana Contreras joins us for another Reclaimed Soul.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-60/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-60.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-60" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Daughter of Holocaust survivor visits region in turmoil to reconnect with her roots" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:13:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-16/morning-shift-daughter-holocaust-survivor-visits Morning Shift: The evolution of Millennium Park over the decade http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-15/morning-shift-evolution-millennium-park-over-decade <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/KE4SFQ.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the history of Chicago&#39;s Millennium Park as we approach the 10th anniversary this week-how did Mayor Daley sell the city on his grand plan? Then, we remember the best (and worst) summer blockbusters.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-59/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-59.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-59" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The evolution of Millennium Park over the decade" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:02:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-15/morning-shift-evolution-millennium-park-over-decade Morning Shift: Residents push back NEIU's eminent domain attempts http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-11/morning-shift-residents-push-back-neius-eminent <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Campus.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the brewing battle centering on property seizures and the expansion of NEIU&#39;s campus. And, we look the community efforts Englewood residents are taking to combat violence. Later, we hear the country tunes of musicians Sally Timms, Jon Langford, and Robbie Fulks.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-58/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-58.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-58" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Residents push back NEIU's eminent domain attempts " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:57:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-11/morning-shift-residents-push-back-neius-eminent Morning Shift: Deaths in Illinois prisons reveal cracks in the system http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-10/morning-shift-deaths-illinois-prisons-reveal-cracks <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/mikecogh.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the latest plans to renovate Wrigley Field and why some area residents don&#39;t like what they see. And, we take a closer look at health care in Illinois prisons. Later, we take a sneak peek at Chicago Comedy Expo 2014.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-deaths-in-illinois-prisons-reveals-a/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-deaths-in-illinois-prisons-reveals-a.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-deaths-in-illinois-prisons-reveals-a" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Deaths in Illinois prisons reveal cracks in the system " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:16:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-10/morning-shift-deaths-illinois-prisons-reveal-cracks Morning Shift: New novel highlights immigrant struggles in America http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-09/morning-shift-new-novel-highlights-immigrant <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Courtesy of Facebook.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the state of arts education in Chicago Public Schools. And, we talk with author Cristina Henriquez about her new novel, &quot;The Book of Unknown Americans&quot;. Later, our weekly dose of Reclaimed Soul with host Ayana Contreras.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-stories-of-immigrant-struggles-told/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-stories-of-immigrant-struggles-told.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-stories-of-immigrant-struggles-told" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New novel highlights immigrant struggles in America" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:50:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-09/morning-shift-new-novel-highlights-immigrant Morning Shift: Foreclosures still affecting recovery in South Suburbs http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-08/morning-shift-foreclosures-still-affecting-recovery <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/JefferyTurner.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We examine the role money plays in local politics, specifically in next year&#39;s mayoral race. And, we look at the rising foreclosure problem facing Chicago&#39;s South Suburbs. Later, we hear from the creators of WBEZ&#39;s new podcast, PleasureTown.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-57/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-57.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-57" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Foreclosures still affecting recovery in South Suburbs" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:33:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-08/morning-shift-foreclosures-still-affecting-recovery Morning Shift: Recent rainstorms taint Chicago River http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-07/morning-shift-recent-rainstorms-taint-chicago-river <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/TexasExplorer98.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the safest and worst hospitals in Illinois. And, why Chicago&#39;s hospitals are some the lowest ranked. And, we look at tips for avoiding skin cancer this summer. Later, we look at the efforts to keep the Chicago River clean.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-cleaning-runnoff/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-cleaning-runnoff.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-cleaning-runnoff" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Recent rainstorms taint Chicago River " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:46:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-07-07/morning-shift-recent-rainstorms-taint-chicago-river