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  • From TV To Theater: John Mahoney Dazzles Audiences

    Actor John Mahoney of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Frasier joins Dean Richards to talk about the latest show to grace the stage, The Rembrantdt, and his role in the powerful production.

  • The Life Of Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis

    Dean Richards shares his 2005 conversation with the late Jerry Lewis as they talk about his incredible career and his relationship with Dean Martin as described in his book Dean and Me (A True Love Story).

  • Loving Chicago’s ‘Mom & Pop’ Restaurants With Penny Pollack

    Dining Editor for Chicago Magazine Penny Pollack joins Dean Richards to talk about the latest in the independent restaurant scene. With so many restaurant and hospitality groups in the city, Penny gives you an in-depth look at the independent-local joints you need to try! Penny’s list includes: Moon Palace Luzzat Mango Pickle Haisous Angelo’s Smoque De Quay Bartoli’s

  • Getting Your Wine Taste Buds Ready For The Fall With Emily Wines

    VP of Wine and Beverage at Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants and Master Sommelier Emily Wines joins Dean Richards to talk all things wine! They break down the best wines for fall, the new canned-wine trend, sommelier tests and so much more!

  • The Alzheimer’s War: A Town Hall With Dean Richards

    Dean Richards hosts an in-depth roundtable discussion on Alzheimers Disease. In this program, titled The Alzheimer’s War, Dean welcomes in doctors, researchers and families affected to talk about the disease itself, the latest in research and what you can do to help fight Alzheimer’s. Dean also shares his 2012 interview with the late Glen Campbell shortly after his diagnosis. Fore more information please visit the Illinois Alzheimer’s Association Website. Or call 1.800.272.3900 Today’s panel includes: Theresa Dewey– Care Navigation and Early-Stage […]

  • Max Weinberg: Playing The Drums Like They Owe Me Money

    E Street Drummer and former Band Leader for Conan O’Brian, Max Weinberg, joins Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, to talk about his upcoming performance at City Winery and his impressive career from rock stages to late-night TV. For more information on Max’s upcoming show ‘Max Weinberg’s Jukebox’, check out the City Winery Website!

  • Chicago Is Now The Best Restaurant City In America

    Senior Editor  for Bon Appetit and Chicago’s very own Julia Kramer joins Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, to talk about how Chicago became the restaurant city of the year and what delicious spots you need to go to in the city!

  • The Boss Takes On Broadway!

    Author and Biographer Dave Marsh joins Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, to talk about his life documenting Bruce Springsteen, the announcement of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ and what the legacy Bruce Springsteen has made on rock history.

  • Far-Flung Forecast Takes Us To Glen Campbell’s Home, Delight, Arkansas

    On today’s Far-Flung Forecast, Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, talks with Dave Schwan about the late Glen Campbell’s childhood home of  Delight, Arkansas and his legendary career and impact in pop-culture.

  • ‘Elton’ Jim Turano Takes The Stage In ‘And Then There Were None’

    Director of ‘And Then There Were None’ Jay Fonanetta talks with Jim Turano, in for Dean Richards, about the Agatha Christie novel coming to life and his role in the show!

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