WBEZ | Edgar Blackmon http://www.wbez.org/tags/edgar-blackmon Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The Weekly Guide: How The Second City comedians enjoy the weekend http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-22/weekly-guide-how-second-city-comedians-enjoy-weekend-85546 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-22/SC_SOUTHSIDE_PR_Photo_002.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Blagojevich retrial kicked off on Wednesday. That has some Chicagoans anticipating a few politically-inspired chuckles.<a href="http://www.secondcity.com/about/people/castbio/1216/" target="_blank"><br> <br> Tim Robinson</a> and <a href="http://www.secondcity.com/about/people/castbio/1361/" target="_blank">Edgar Blackmon</a> star in The Second City’s latest production <a href="http://www.secondcity.com/performances/detail/541/" target="_blank"><em>South Side of Heaven</em></a>. It plays every nigth except Mondays on Main Stage. Robinson plays Mayor Daley and Blackmon is Mayor-elect Emanuel. The production is a hit. But what do Tim and Edgar do to keep the laughs going off stage?<br> <br> They spoke to host Alison Cuddy for the latest installment of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/weeklyguide" target="_blank"><em>The Weekly Guide</em></a>.<br> <br> <strong>Tim and Edgar's List:</strong><br> <br> <strong>FRIDAY:</strong><br> At 6 p.m. <a href="http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/maskofsanity" target="_blank">Mask of Sanity: Psychological Horror Films</a> at Gene Siskel Film Center: <em>Deliverance</em><br> At 7:30 p.m. Bel Biv Devoe at <a href="http://www.ariecrown.com/" target="_blank">Arie Crown Theater</a><br> At 8 p.m. Greensky Bluegrass at <a href="http://www.thekineticplayground.com/" target="_blank">The Kinetic Playground</a><br> <br> <strong>SATURDAY:</strong><br> <a href="http://www.kidsworkchildrensmuseum.org/" target="_blank">KidsWork Museum</a> in Frankfurt, IL<br> At Midnight <a href="http://thelateliveshow.com/" target="_blank">The Late Live Show</a> at The Second City’s de Maat Studio Theater</p><p><em>Music Button: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, "Ako Ba Ho", from the CD The Vodoun Effect, (Analog Africa)</em></p></p> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:57:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-22/weekly-guide-how-second-city-comedians-enjoy-weekend-85546