Andrew presents this report from beside the north lion in front of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Archive for September, 2011
Monday, September 26, 2011 by Matt DeStefano
A program of music by the pioneering and independent 20th century Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi, 1905-1988. (Rebroadcast from 2007) Tell us what you think! http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,5,1
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew speaks about numerous items in the music world.
Monday, September 19, 2011 by Matt DeStefano
Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw vacationing together on the island of Brioni in 1929 — Associated Press My guest is author Jay R. Tunney, discussing his new book The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw (Firefly Books, Buffalo and Richmond Hill, Ontario) about the long and deep friendship between his father, the more…
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reads more selections from James Thurber’s Fables for Our Times.
Monday, September 12, 2011 by Matt DeStefano
Alex Ross Tonight from 11 p.m. to 12 midnight CST on 98.7WFMT Radio Chicago and via free streaming anywhere in the world at wfmt.com — an hour later than usual. My guest is New Yorker music critic, award-winning and best-selling author of The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, MacArthur Fellow, and music more…
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recalls September 10-11, 2001.
Monday, September 5, 2011 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew’s guests are University of Chicago professors Martha Roth and Robert Biggs in the first of a two-part discussion of The Oriental Institute‘s just-completed Chicago Assyrian Dictionary 90 years in the making.