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The Rundown | Chicago News Podcast

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In three bite-size episodes every weekday, we’ll keep you informed, tickled, geeked, and pondering on Chicago’s news, culture and people. Start and end your day with quick news roundups from the WBEZ newsroom. Plus, every afternoon, dive deeper into conversations with the artists, journalists, and changemakers that shape the Windy City. The Rundown podcast is a one-stop-shop for all things Chicago.

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A constitutional expert explains slavery’s influence on the creation of the electoral college and how the system affects democracy today.
Pastry chef Anna Posey will find out June 10 if she’ll win the 2024 James Beard Award for “Outstanding Pastry Chef or Baker.”
Zak Mucha, the president of the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis, says the mental health professionals working with the most vulnerable clients are often the most under-resourced.
The winter of our discontent is finally over, my friends. It is, officially, street festival season in Chicago.
“Shout OUT: A Tribute to Gays in Gospel Music” comes to the Beverly Arts Center on June 9.
Stewart offers youth sports programs to young Chicagoans through his nonprofit, Lost Boyz.
Members of Third Coast Percussion didn’t have a blueprint for building their careers. But 20 years later, they’re working with renowned composers and securing Grammy nominations.

In three bite-size episodes every weekday, we’ll keep you informed, tickled, geeked, and pondering on Chicago’s news, culture and people. Start and end your day with quick news roundups from the WBEZ newsroom. Plus, every afternoon, dive deeper into conversations with the artists, journalists, and changemakers that shape the Windy City. The Rundown podcast is a one-stop-shop for all things Chicago.

Recent
A constitutional expert explains slavery’s influence on the creation of the electoral college and how the system affects democracy today.
Pastry chef Anna Posey will find out June 10 if she’ll win the 2024 James Beard Award for “Outstanding Pastry Chef or Baker.”
Zak Mucha, the president of the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis, says the mental health professionals working with the most vulnerable clients are often the most under-resourced.
The winter of our discontent is finally over, my friends. It is, officially, street festival season in Chicago.
“Shout OUT: A Tribute to Gays in Gospel Music” comes to the Beverly Arts Center on June 9.
Stewart offers youth sports programs to young Chicagoans through his nonprofit, Lost Boyz.
Members of Third Coast Percussion didn’t have a blueprint for building their careers. But 20 years later, they’re working with renowned composers and securing Grammy nominations.