In a program that first aired April 30, 2007, Andrew Patner’s guest is Robert Falls, marking his then-20th anniversary as artistic director of Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, in the first of a lively two-part conversation.
Archive for April, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a program first aired November 15, 2010, Andrew’s 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 weblog pioneer with therestisnoise.com, Mr. Alex Ross, discussing his then-new book of essays and profiles, Listen To This. From bass lines to Björk, Marian more…
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
Ameena Matthews in a scene from The Interrupters (Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz, 2011) First aired August 8, 2011, Andrew Patner talks with Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Kartemquin Films), Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No Children Here), and Cobe Williams (the CeaseFire project) about their acclaimed documentary, The Interrupters. Made in Chicago, the film looks at the efforts of more…
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a part two of a two-part program that first aired on WFMT January 27, 2014, Andrew Patner presents Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations, a remarkable collection of Black American recording artists performing Yiddish and other Jewish songs. In this program we’ll hear Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, The Temptations, and Johnny Mathis.