CaSera, best known as DJ Ca$h Era, has been a DJ for a total of five years. She is an internationally recognized performer and the Official DJ for Young Chicago Authors Louder Than A Bomb — Chicago’s largest youth poetry festival. CaSera completed her College B.A. in Radio Broadcasting, and minor in video production, at Columbia College Chicago in May of 2017. She is now a Producer at WGN Radio and continues to DJ on a regular basis.


Recent Articles
  • Jeremy & Farrah | Creating artwork as a couple, their show “Forms Of Rest”, and more

    The Cornerstore spoke with Jeremy & Farrah blake about their upbringing and creative backgrounds, creating their artwork as a duo/couple, their show “Forms Of Rest” currently on view at the Young Chicago Authors gallery and more.   Stay connected with The Cornerstore on Twitter, Instagram,and Soundcloud!

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    The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 5/5/2019

    On this edition of The Sunday Spin: Rick Pearson talks to Democratic State Rep. Ann Williams of Chicago about the Clean Energy Jobs Act in terms of where it stands and what it would mean for IL. As the sponsor of this legislation, Ann explains the 4 pillars and the many issues the act stands to combat overall. Ann and Rick also discuss the need for an infrastructure bill; a recent proposal to raise the incentive fee for electric vehicles […]

  • The Clean Energy Jobs Act stands to move IL forward when it comes to clean and renewable energy sources

    Rick Pearson talks to Democratic State Rep. Ann Williams of Chicago about the Clean Energy Jobs Act in terms of where it stands and what it would mean for IL. As the sponsor of this legislation, Ann explains the 4 pillars and the many issues the act stands to combat overall. Ann and Rick also discuss the need for an infrastructure bill; a recent proposal to raise the incentive fee for electric vehicles to $1,000 for a license plate; and […]

  • What will it take to improve the DCFS agency?

    Rick Pearson speaks with Democratic State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz of Chicago about new child care initiatives and additional problems that have been discovered in the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Sara shares the similarities that occur in various cases handled in the DCFS system; how to prevent more incidents from happening as the need to hire more case workers continues to grow; and the demand to have more visible accountability.

  • State Revenue Director David Harris: “Pritzker wants to build a budget that is a bridge to financial stability”

    Rick Pearson is joined by David Harris, State Revenue Director, to discuss a recent April surprise of funding receipts that increased state funds last month. David also touches on Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s ongoing push for a graduated income tax; the ongoing discussion for marijuana and sports betting legalization; and the need for a balanced state budget.  

  • Steve Dale 5/12/2019 Full Show: Meet the new President of the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago!

    Steve Dale speaks with President of the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago, Tracy Elliott, about his new role as President; the importance of dogs in the community; and the 25th Anniversary of Bark in The Park! Bark in The Park will take place June 18th from 9am-1pm at Soldier Field Stadium Green. For information visit www.anticruelty.org Learn more at www.stevedale.tv

  • Jacob King & Cameron Bundy | FDC Studios, finding their craft in Chicago, and more

    The Cornerstore spoke with Jacob King & Cameron Bundy about finding their craft and community coming up in Chicago, their work creating a pop up space and creative hub opening FDC Studios, and other projects they are working on like Mr. Sun and more.   Stay connected with The Cornerstore on Twitter, Instagram,and Soundcloud!

  • Challenges exist when it comes to funding and correcting all infrastructure

    Rick Pearson speaks with Democratic State Senator Andy Manar, on building infrastructure needs and capital funding. Andy explains “vertical infrastructure” and prospects for an infrastructure Bill that will take care of transportation in terms of roads and bridges, as well as, state facilities, schools, etc. Andy also discusses the plans that were recently adopted by the State Senate including school property-tax freeze, graduated tax, and more.  

  • President of the Small Business Advocacy Council addresses concerns of small business owners

    Rick is joined by Elliot Richardson, President and Co-founder of the Small Business Advocacy Council, to discuss small business concerns in Springfield and Chicago. Elliot shares the increase of small businesses forming in IL and the impact it’s having on the state’s economy; the vitality of small businesses as they “employer and engine that drives the economy”; and more. Elliot also addresses the concerns small business owners in the case of the graduated income tax being implemented as it would […]

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    A look at the issues of concern to the state’s municipalities

    Rick Pearson talks to Brad Cole, Executive Director of the Illinois Municipal League, on the cities’ agenda. Brad touches on LGDF (Local Government Distributive Fund) and how the proposed graduated income tax would effect it; the state of municipal pension issues; and more.

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