Eight Forty-Eight 12.9.11
A Purdue University Calumet professor has been accused of making anti-Muslim remarks in class and on Facebook. WBEZ’s Michael Puente shared the latest news surrounding the controversy. The American Association of University Professors’ Robert Kreiser joined the conversation to discuss other cases where academic freedom was challenged. And the Dueling Critics broke down the Norwegian classic Peer Gynt, now playing at the Storefront Theater. Then, Scott Bradley and Ryan Lanning from the musical satire Alien Queen: The Concert, a parody of the Alien films with the music of Queen, shared their plans for the weekend in the latest installment of The Weekly Guide. And Jason Berry and Ben Pirani from the Windy City Soul Club shared their rare soul music cuts as Eight Forty-Eight's Friday DJs. They’ll bring their dance party to the Empty Bottle on Saturday, Dec. 10.