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March 4, 2013 at 5:00 pm
Soprano Ana María Martínez, a dedicated role model for young women, will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Girl Power Luncheon on March 5, the annual fundraiser for the Young Women’s Leadership Charter School of Chicago.
October 12, 2011 at 5:00 pm
An hour of music and conversation with the American choreographer Twyla Tharp and WFMT’s Kerry Frumkin. Ms Tharp is in Chicago preparing a ballet for Hubbard Street Dance. The new work, Scarlatti, is set to a selection of piano sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti and will feature costumes from fashion icon Norma Kamali’s fall collection. The [...]
September 20, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Film-maker Ken Burns returns to WFMT with co-producer Lynn Novick to discuss their latest PBS documentary series, “Prohibition.” The series includes original compositions from Wynton Marsalis and David Cieri. (Host: George Preston) More about the music from “Prohibition.” [Audio clip: view full post to listen]