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Frank Lloyd Wright Races 2014

Despite a chilly start and a scary, unscheduled pre-Halloween appearance by former native son Ernest Hemingway (hawking his prequel “The Teenager and the Sea”), the 38th annual Frank Lloyd Races in Oak Park went off […]

WXRT–15 hours ago

Photo by Lil Mary Dixon

Flex Your Democracy Muscle!

Early voting begins today in Illinois. It means you can walk into your county clerk’s office (or some other designated balloting center) and flex the muscle of democracy. Early voting centers will be open through […]

WXRT–16 hours ago

(Photo Credit: Sam Mechling)

Archie Powell Talks ‘Exporting’ Jeppson’s Malört

93XRT’s Local Anesthetic veterans Archie Powell and the Exports have written the theme song for the latest resurgence of steadfast tradition in Chicago. Though the sentiment is bittersweet, seeing what’s being celebrated is none other than Chicago’s favorite venomous liqueur, Jeppson’s Malört.

WXRT–10/17/2014

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Foo Fighters To Debut Sonic Highways HBO Series With Live Screening & Performance In Chicago

We’ve heard the news about the new album Sonic Highways. We’ve heard the news of the upcoming HBO series documenting the recording of the album. Now, it will all come to life Friday evening in a very special event at the Cubby Bear.

10/14/2014

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Just Announced: Wilco Winterlude 2014

We all like to stay inside during the wintertime and take up residency somewhere warm. For some it’s in the confines of our living rooms, for others it’s the coffee shop down the block. For Wilco, it will be the Riviera Theatre.

10/14/2014

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