City Bureau and their crew of community documenters have been covering IPRA reform public meetings happening all over the city. They’re making transcripts and more available through the IPRA Tracker website. Host Richard Steele got an update with:
• Andrea Hart, City Bureau’s education director, and
• Trina Reynolds-Tyler, a City Bureau community documenter.
And, Labor Day weekend will mark the 27th African Festival of the Arts, which will take place in Washington Park on Chicago’s South Side. We got a forecast of that event with:
• Patrick Woodtor, founder and Executive Director of Africa International House.
We’re also here with:
• actor Morocco Omari of Fox’s “Empire”. He’s been working with the African Festival of the Arts as a spokesperson this year.
The Barber Shop Show airs live on Fridays at Noon on Vocalo 91.1FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org. In addition, the show rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 9am on 91.1FM and on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ 91.5FM