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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Susan Nussbaum

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Andrew talks with Chicago playwright and longtime disability rights activist Susan Nussbaum about her award-winning first novel Good Kings Bad Kings, recently issued in paperback.

 

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The Season is Upon Us

Andrew outlines the must-see Chicago music events for the month of September.

 

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Bloch’s Macbeth at Chicago Opera Theater

Andrew talks with leading team members, and shares music from, Chicago Opera Theater’s new production — and the Chicago premiere — of the early 20th-century Macbeth by composer Ernest Bloch.

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Films at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Andrew talks the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s year-round and upcoming film viewing schedules.

 

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Randy Kroszner – Part 2 of 2

The second of Andrew’s two-part discussion about the role of economics and economists in American society with Randy Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business of The University of Chicago and a former Governor of the Federal Reserve System.

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Randy Kroszner – Part 1 of 2

The first of Andrew’s two-part discussion about the role of economics and economists in American society with Randy Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business of The University of Chicago and a former Governor of the Federal Reserve System.

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Bennett Gordon Hall

Andrew previews upcoming acts at Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall.

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Bernard Haitink (Rebroadcast)

Andrew presents a 2014 conversation with Bernard Haitink discussing his 60th anniversary year as a conductor of leading international orchestras.

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Body and Soul and Robin Williams

Andrew returns to the airwaves following a seven week recovery from a fall.  Andrew remembers Robin Williams and discusses matters of mental health in this week’s Critic’s Choice.

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Nicholas Phillips: New Music for Solo Piano – Part 1 (Rebroadcast)

Andrew shares some of the commissioned pieces from U.S. composers on “American Vernacular: new music for solo piano,” the latest recording from Midwest pianist Nicholas Phillips. (And an additional teaser, too, from Chicago composer Bernard Rands, who celebrated his 80th birthday in March)

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