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'Afternoon Shift' Episode 108: Struggling artists

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Today on Afternoon Shift we're delving deep into the myth of the struggling artist. We'll hear from WBEZ's Kate Dries, who profiled young Chicagoans in the arts, about what she learned about what it takes to be an artist in this city. Onstage/Backstage blogger Kelly Kleiman and writer/performer Ian Belknap will chime in with their thoughts on whether the city's new cultural plan will help or hinder the artistic community. For the 3@3 we've got Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones and WGN's Ana Belavel. And we take a look at the employer of many artists, Trader Joe's, with author Mark Gardiner, who talks about his book Build a Brand Like Trader Joe’s. Share your thoughts at 312.923.9239.

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