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December

Dec
2

Live Wire with Luke Burbank Featuring Reggie Watts

Friday, December 2 @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm at Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. 60614 Chicago , IL

Join comedian and Emmy award-winning host Luke Burbank for the first Chicago taping of Live Wire, the fastest growing entertainment show on public radio. Get turned on to new music, comedy and conversations with a diverse range of original voices — and an anything-can-happen-vibe.

Dec
8
The Making of “Working in America”

The Making of “Working in America”

Thursday, December 8 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library 400 S. State Street 60605 Chicago , IL

Join WBEZ for a look inside “Working in America,” a new multimedia project that continues the work of influential journalist and author Studs Terkel.

Dec
10

Snap Judgment Live!

Saturday, December 10 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm at Vic Theatre 3145 N. Sheffield Ave. 60657 Chicago , IL

Snap Judgment is the storytelling phenomena electrifying audiences nationwide.

Dec
21
Nerdette Live!

Nerdette Live!

Wednesday, December 21 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm at Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre 2433 North Lincoln Avenue 60614 Chicago , IL

Dig that garish holiday sweater out of your closet and celebrate the season – or seek refuge from it – with Tricia Bobeda and Greta Johnsen of Nerdette at Nerdette's Holiday Spectacular! Part of WBEZ’s Podcast Passport: Film mini-series, th

Dec
31
WBEZ New Year's Eve Party

WBEZ New Year's Eve Party

Saturday, December 31, 2016 @ 8:00pm – Sunday, January 1, 2017 @ 12:30am at Pinstripes Chicago 435 East Illinois Street 60611 Chicago , IL

What better way to transition from one year to the next than to enjoy delicious food and drink, hear amazing MOTH Storytelling Champions, and go bowling with fellow WBEZ listeners and on-air personalities?

Ring in 2017 with WBEZ at the Third Annual New Year's Eve BLOW OUT!

January

Jan
13
Filmspotting Live!

Filmspotting Live!

Friday, January 13 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago 915 East 60th Street 60637 Chicago , IL

Filmspotting is a weekly podcast and WBEZ 91.5 Chicago radio program hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen featuring – you guessed it – film!

Jan
14

A Live Broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion" with Chris Thile

Saturday, January 14 @ 4:45pm – 7:00pm at Symphony Center 220 South Michigan Avenue 60604 Chicago , IL

On October 15th, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile will take over as the new host of American Public Media’s, A Prairie Home Companion.  Each week Chris will feature incredible live performances from an array of special musical guests--some known by all, and some who soon will be-

Jan
22
John Cleese and The Holy Grail

John Cleese and The Holy Grail

Sunday, January 22 @ 3:00pm – 7:00pm at The Chicago Theatre 175 N. State St. 60601 Chicago , IL

 

John Cleese will take The Chicago Theatre stage on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3:00pm for an inside look at his storied career and the making of the legendary movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

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