Before he was a politician, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was a dancer, and he sees himself as a champion of the arts in Chicago.
So, what types of projects and productions did he throw his support behind? And how did he perform overall when it comes to arts and culture?
Morning Shift talks with a critic, a reporter and a theater professional who have kept a close eye on arts during the Emanuel administration.
GUEST: Coya Paz, writer, director, DePaul theater professor
Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune theater critic
Carrie Shepherd, WBEZ reporter
LEARN MORE: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Departure Will Be A Loss To The Arts In Chicago (Chicago Tribune 9/4/18)