WBEZ | Specials http://www.wbez.org/specials Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The Capital Steps: Politics Takes A Holiday! http://www.wbez.org/episode/capital-steps-politics-takes-holiday <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/episode/images/2011-july/2011-07-01/logo.gif" alt="" /><p><p><em>Recorded live at the Ronald Reagan Building in DC. Monday 10pm</em></p></p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 03:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode/capital-steps-politics-takes-holiday Great Lakes in Peril http://www.wbez.org/episode/great-lakes-peril <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/episode/images/2011-june/2011-06-20/calumetbeachepaarchives.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Live call-in Monday with Steve Edwards at 1pm</p></p> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 18:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode/great-lakes-peril America Abroad: Tehran Rising http://www.wbez.org/episode/america-abroad-tehran-rising <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/tehran.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Wednesday 11pm on WBEZ</p></p> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 04:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode/america-abroad-tehran-rising America Abroad: Alms in the Name of Allah http://www.wbez.org/episode/america-abroad-alms-name-allah <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/alms.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Islamic Charities. Wed 11pm</p></p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 04:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode/america-abroad-alms-name-allah America Abroad: European Dis-Union http://www.wbez.org/episode/america-abroad-european-dis-union <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/2e6463699ad27eaa1cb5b5b2fb27d6e3.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The future of the European Union. Wed 11pm<br />&nbsp;</p></p> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 05:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode/america-abroad-european-dis-union Practically Speaking http://www.wbez.org/story/african-americans/practically-speaking <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/Haiti_1.JPG" alt="" /><p><p><em>Practically Speaking </em>is an hour-long program that explores the views and experiences of Chicagoans whose stories may be familiar, but whose perspectives are rarely heard.</p><p>In this episode, hosts Audra Wilson and Ayana Contreras take us on a journey through education, language, culture, and identity.</p><p>It's a journey that spans from Englewood to Haiti - with stories about the intersection of language and culture, the history and meaning of African-American baby names, the dreams of the Haitian diaspora, and the special principles of a Chicago Public School principal.&nbsp; Click on the audio link at the top of the page to listen.</p><p><em>Practically Speaking </em>is produced by Ayana Contreras and presented by WBEZ Chicago.</p></p> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 18:37:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/story/african-americans/practically-speaking Changing Gears: Reinventing Our Cities http://www.wbez.org/episode/changing-gears-reinventing-our-cities-0 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/CG_OurCities_Icon.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Thursday at 9am and again at 9pm Changing Gears presents Reinventing Our Cities, a look at the problems and promises of cities around the Great Lakes.<br /></span></font></p> <div><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Hosted by Micki Maynard, the program includes reports from Changing Gears reporter Dan Bobkoff, WBEZ's Michael Puente and Sarah Hulett of Michigan Radio, and interviews with experts.</span></font> <font size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Produced by WBEZ, Michigan Radio and ideastream. </span></font><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">More at <a title="http://www.changinggears.info/ blocked::http://www.changinggears.info/" href="http://www.changinggears.info/">www.changinggears.info</a>. </span></font></div></p> Thu, 30 Dec 2010 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode/changing-gears-reinventing-our-cities-0 Holidays Unwrapped http://www.wbez.org/episode/holidays-unwrapped <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/3139274541_c9edb41bc5_z.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Listen back to some holiday stories that look at traditions across cultures and families.</p></p> Fri, 24 Dec 2010 21:03:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode/holidays-unwrapped It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play http://www.wbez.org/episode/its-wonderful-life-radio-play <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/banner_iawl-1.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Tune in Christmas Eve at 2:30 as the American Theatre Company transforms its intimate space into an actual 1940's radio studio to tell Frank Capra's classic story of one man's affect on his community.</p><p><span style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><br /></span></p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 24 Dec 2010 20:30:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode/its-wonderful-life-radio-play Third Coast Festival Broadcast http://www.wbez.org/episode/third-coast-festival-broadcast <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/pidgey_podcast_medium.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span class="piece-description-lead"> The best new documentaries Thursday 9am and 9pm on WBEZ<br /></span></p></p> Thu, 25 Nov 2010 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode/third-coast-festival-broadcast