WTTW anchor Brandis Friedman and WBEZ reporter Araceli Gómez-Aldana talk to us about Lil Nas X’s new gig with Taco Bell, if anything we watch is “good” in the age of armchair critics, and why the baby from the cover of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ isn’t smiling anymore. Then, TV critic Kathryn VanArendonk christens a new genre we can get behind (White Man As Obstacle) and author Jess Zimmerman takes a feminist spin on Greek myths.
A series of community-informed performances by Theatre Y will connect Chicagoans to the city’s chain of green spaces and boulevards.
Reset learns about the life and legacy of the late Chicago State University professor Dr. Donda West.
Labor Day weekend marks the opening of the Pullman National Monument, honoring the history of one of the country’s early company towns.
Chicago State University partners with companies like CineSpace, the Chicago Dramatists and Leo Burnett to facilitate hands-on work experience for students of color.
With prime-time coverage and more competitors than ever before, the Tokyo Paralympic Games have a number of “firsts.”
“I saw a lot of careers ending, things drying up and I thought, ‘Well, practice some innovation,’” said Stephanie Martinez, founder of PARA.MAR.
New Chicago Lyric Opera Music Director Wants Audiences To Know Opera Is Not ‘Only For Certain Rich Elites’
Enrique Mazzola is taking up the reins as only the third music director in the history of Chicago’s Lyric Opera.
Cookie Shots, Hot Beef Sundaes, And The Butter Cow: Weird Delicious Foods At The Illinois State Fair
The Illinois State Fair is famed for its over the top delicious and creative treats.
We’re back with a panel! This week, we talk COVID, Jeopardy!, and #RushTok with WBEZ daily newsletter writer Hunter Clauss and New York Times TV critic Margaret Lyons. Then, Eve Ewing tells us about ‘Maya and the Robot,’ her lovely new book for middle grade readers.