Select a Date

May 2014
M T W T F S S
« Apr   Jun »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  
Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for May, 2014

Remembering Maya Angelou

MayaAngelou

Andrew remembers civil rights activist and award-winning author and poet Dr. Maya Angelou, who passed away today at 86.

Bob Riesman (Author) on Big Bill Broonzy – Part 1 (Rebroadcast)

9780226717456

Andrew talks with Bob Riesman, author of the recent book “I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy,” in the first of a series on the legendary Chicago blues and folk musician.

The Hills Are Alive (Rebroadcast)

Andrew recommends Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music.

Music of Terry Callier (Rebroadcast)

callier

Andrew presents recordings of Chicago-born singer/songwriter Terry Callier, who died in 2012 at the age of 67.

Wrapping Up James Thurber’s Fables for Our Time

thurberfablescover

Andrew brings the last of his readings from James Thurber’s “Fables for Our Time.”

Walter Massey (Part 2 of 2)

massey

In the conclusion of a new two-part conversation with music, Andrew talks with physicist and educator Walter E. Massey, president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Walter Massey has led many and varied major institutions, including Argonne National Laboratory, the National Science Foundation, and his alma mater, Morehouse College in his nearly more…

Let’s Get Working

The University of Chicago celebrates Studs Terkel May 9 – 11 with its Let’s Get Working festival.

Walter Massey (Part 1 of 2)

massey

In the first of a new two-part conversation with music, Andrew talks with physicist and educator Walter E. Massey, president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Walter Massey has led many and varied major institutions, including Argonne National Laboratory, the National Science Foundation, and his alma mater, Morehouse College in his nearly more…