WBEZ | Marisa Wegrzyn http://www.wbez.org/tags/marisa-wegrzyn Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The Paper Machete Radio Magazine: The No-Theme Week http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-10-26/paper-machete-radio-magazine-no-theme-week-93505 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-October/2011-10-26/megan and emily.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-26/megan and emily.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 332px; " title="Marisa Wegrzyn and Emily Schwartz reading their radio play. (Photo by Evan Hanover)"></p><p>There's no theme for this week's radio magazine, but no riff raff either. Tim Baltz is on all things baseball and all things Schaumburg, laying down the relationship between the Schaumburg Flyers and the Schaumburg Boomers.&nbsp;Lacy Campbell tells us about the three-for-the-price-of-one women granted this year's Nobel Prize.&nbsp;Marisa Wegrzyn&nbsp;and&nbsp;Emily Schwartz&nbsp;perform an original&nbsp;horror radio play. And there's music from Josh and the Empty Pockets. As usual, if you can hear us, this magazine is LIVE.&nbsp;Download at iTunes&nbsp;<a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=450280345" style="color: rgb(0, 104, 150); " target="_blank">here</a>, or listen below.</p><div><div><div><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483808-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/2011-10-22-papermachete-radiomag.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></div></div><p>At this Saturday's SPOOKY show at the Horseshoe, <a href="http://www.hobojunctionproductions.com/page1/page1.html">Josh Zagoren</a> is our Guest Host, but he won't just be channeling Chad the Bird; instead, he'll be more old timey radio hosty. We'll also be joined by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.secondcity.com/about/people/castbio/1385/">Mike Lehrer</a> of the Second City e.t.c., Eric and Andy of&nbsp;<a href="http://reviewsyoucaniews.blogspot.com/">Reviews you Can Iews</a>, and jack-of-all-trades&nbsp;<a href="http://adamguerino.com/" title="http://adamguerino.com/">Adam Guerino</a>.&nbsp;With music from Fatbook.&nbsp;Check&nbsp;<a href="http://thepapermacheteshow.com/2011/10/25/1029-line-up-guest-host-josh-zagoren/" style="color: rgb(0, 104, 150); " target="_blank"><em>The Paper Machete</em></a>'s site for the updates on this line-up as the week goes on.</p><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://www.wbez.org/sites/default/files/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-26/lacycampbell.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 398px; " title="Lacy Campbell congratulates some Nobel Prize winner women. (Photo by Evan Hanover)"></p><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://www.wbez.org/sites/default/files/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-26/timbaltz.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 398px; " title="Tim Baltz on Schaumburg baseball. (Photo by Evan Hanover)"></p><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-26/josh and the empty pockets.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 398px; " title="Josh and the Empty Pockets. (Photo by Evan Hanover)"></p></div></p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:19:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-10-26/paper-machete-radio-magazine-no-theme-week-93505 The Paper Machete Radio Magazine: The Happy Birthday Episode with Michael Miner http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-10-19/paper-machete-radio-magazine-happy-birthday-episode-michael-miner-9 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-October/2011-10-19/michaelminer.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="caption" height="333" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-19/michaelminer.jpg" title="Michael Miner with Christopher Piatt (Photo by Ali Klingler)" width="500"></p><p>It's the <em>Chicago Reader</em>'s 40th birthday, and Michael Miner joins us because he's been there for it all. Hans Holsen becomes METRA PR man Harvey Pilker, here to explain fare hikes. Whit Nelson explains science, specifically, neutrinos. Thea Lux performs as Nadine Valentine. And Dastardly comes in with music. As usual, if you can hear us, this magazine is LIVE. Download at iTunes&nbsp;<a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=450280345" style="color: rgb(0, 104, 150); " target="_blank">here</a>, or listen below.</p><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483802-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/2011-10-15-thepapermachete-radiomag.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p><p>At Saturday's show at the Horseshoe, we'll have Ryan O'Connor; Tim Baltz of <a href="http://www.secondcity.com/about/people/castbio/1159/">The Second City e.t.c.</a>, comedian <a href="http://www.oodlesofpun.com/">Nick Vatterott</a>; Barrel of Monkeys ensemble member <a href="http://www.barrelofmonkeys.org/about/companymember/lacy_katherine_campbell/">Lucy Katherine Campbell</a>; playwright <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marisa_Wegrzyn">Marisa Wegrzyn</a> with a new radio play, and musical guest <a href="http://joshandtheemptypockets.com/fr_home.cfm">Josh and the Empty Pockets</a>. Check&nbsp;<a href="http://thepapermacheteshow.com/2011/10/18/1022-line-up/"><em>The Paper Machete</em></a>'s site for the updates on this line-up as the week goes on.</p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="caption" height="333" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-19/hansholsen.jpg" title="Hans Holsen thinks it over (Photo by Ali Klingler)" width="500"></p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="caption" height="500" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-19/thealux.jpg" title="Thea Lux with a Santa Hat (Photo by Ali Klingler)" width="333"></p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="caption" height="333" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-October/2011-10-19/dastardly.jpg" title="Dastardly performs (Photo by Ali Klingler)" width="500"></p></p> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 16:48:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-10-19/paper-machete-radio-magazine-happy-birthday-episode-michael-miner-9 Playwright Marisa Wegrzyn weighs in on the re-branding of 104.3 FM http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-03-18/playwright-marisa-wegrzyn-weighs-re-branding-1043-fm-83917 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-March/2011-03-18/logo_home_k-hits.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center;"><img height="110" width="225" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-March/2011-03-18/logo_home_k-hits.jpg" alt="" title="" /></p><p><span style="font-family: Verdana; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 10pt;">Marisa Wegrzyn, the 2009 winner of the Wendy Wasserstein prize and author of the upcoming Hickorydickory at Chicago Dramatists, stopped by the Paper Machete this week to give the Chicago media report. The local native and oldies enthusiast weighed in on 104.3's re-branding as &quot;K-Hits.&quot;</span></p></p> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:37:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-03-18/playwright-marisa-wegrzyn-weighs-re-branding-1043-fm-83917