Tonight on Extension 720: Exploring stories from the shadows. The new podcast DACAmentation tells the stories of Chicago’s undocumented youth. Chicago universities are teaming up to make us more bilingual. What will it take for us to learn more language? Owen Keehnen tells us the story of the Bearded Lady and 1970s gay River North. Priya Mohanty tells us her story in her web series pilot “FOBia”and we hear the origin story of the I Heart Halal festival. All that plus we head to Hermosa/Humboldt Park to talk with the best storyteller of them all, Lily Be. It’s Extension 720 with Justin Kaufmann. End of story.
This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers. Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.