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  • WGN Nightside w/ Dometi Pongo & Griffin Fillipitch | 7/18/2018 Full Show

    On tonight’s edition of WGN Nightside, Dometi Pongo and Griffin Fillipitch discuss the upcoming Pitchfork Musical Festival as Lauryn Hill is set to perform her entire album “Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” in full. Dometi, Griffin, Producer CaSera (Cash), and callers explore what albums they’d like to hear performed live from beginning to end. Then, Founder and President of Entrenuity, Brian Jenkins, joins us in-studio to share information about the company’s impact fund and non-traditional entrepreneurship. We end the night with […]

  • Saba | Growing up in Chicago’s West Side, the making of ‘Care For Me’, and more

    The Cornerstore spoke with rapper Saba about his upbringing in Chicago’s west side neighborhood, the passing of his cousin DinnerWithJohn, and the making of ‘Care For Me.’   Stay connected with The Cornerstore on Twitter, Instagram, and Soundcloud!

  • WGN Nightside with Dane Neal | Full Show 7/16/2018

    Dane Neal, covers tonight’s edition of WGN Nightside and highlights some of the WGN Radio Plus podcasts including Uh PARENT Ly with cohosts Tracy Weiner and Anne Johnsos, and ChiPedia with with cohosts Marsha Marsha and Keena Renee. Eileen Ogintz from TakingTheKids.com calls in to share some of the best travel destinations with fantastic museums and other interactive places your kids will love. Dane also speaks with Kim Harms Robinson from the Indianapolis Children’s Museum to learn more about the largest children’s museum in the world! […]

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    The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 7/15/18

    On this edition of The Sunday Spin: Rick Pearson talks with Cook County Circuit Clerk and Chicago mayoral candidate, Dorothy Brown, as she shares her strong belief that her previous track records with community outreach will help her win the mayoral candidacy. Dorothy also touches on the importance of holding Chicago police officers accountable and having officers go through proper training, the idea of having an elected school board in Chicago, and the existence of the federal probe involving her […]

  • The instability in scheduling proves to be an overall weakness in the current state of the economy

    Rick Pearson is joined by UFCW Local 881 Political Director Zach Koutsky to discuss the fair work week proposal. Zach explains what the proposal entails, the continuing evolution into a service based economy and the impact that has on this ordinance, and more.  

  • Interim Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Illinois, Christian Mitchell: “The face of the Democratic Party is changing and evolving”

    Rick Pearson speaks with State Rep. and the newly named Interim Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Illinois, Christian Mitchell of Chicago. Rick and Christian explore the evolution of the Democratic Party of IL as far as an institution, the million-dollar effort for voter registration, and Christian’s selection into his new position.  

  • Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown on her race for Chicago Mayor

    Rick Pearson talks with Cook County Circuit Clerk and Chicago mayoral candidate, Dorothy Brown, as she shares her strong belief that her previous track records with community outreach will help her win the mayoral candidacy. Dorothy also touches on the importance of holding Chicago police officers accountable and having officers go through proper training, the idea of having an elected school board in Chicago, and the existence of the federal probe involving her office.  

  • Steve Dale 7/15/2018: Susan Russell, former director of Chicago Animal Care and Control

    Steve Dale is joined in studio by the former director of Chicago Animal Care and Control, Susan Russell, to discuss her controversial firing. Susan and Steve explore her accomplishments while working with the Chicago Animal Care and Control; the importance of continuing to support the volunteers and all other employees in their efforts; and more. Learn more at www.stevedale.tv

  • Steve Dale’s Pet World 7/8/2018

    Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Kendall Houlihan and CEO and Co-Founder of the Catnip Times, Lauren Mieli Morales, to get a full rundown on the upcoming Meow Meet Up – the largest cat convention in Chicago. Held July 21-22 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, the convention will feature various informative presentations, kitty-yoga, and more.   You can save $5 on your ticket to the Meow Meet Up by using the Promo Code STEVE http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3523726/3523726_2018-07-08-085826.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3 Learn […]

  • Radical Diaspora w/Femdot | Growing up a first generation Nigerian in Chicago, the importance of the connection between music and science, and more

    n the inaugural episode of the live interview series Radical Diaspora, Tara Mahadevan speaks with rapper Femdot at Soho House Chicago, on growing up first generation Nigerian in Chicago, how family and culture are central to his life, and the important connection between music and science.   http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3524976/3524976_2018-07-11-204516.64kmono.mp3