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The show must go on: virtual Grant Park Music Festival amid pandemic

The show must go on: virtual Grant Park Music Festival amid pandemic

July 7, 2020

On a typical summer evening in Chicago before the coronavirus pandemic, people would be able to hear the virtuosity of the Grant Park Orchestra echoing from Millennium Park while walking along Michigan Avenue...

Notable Native: Rodney

Notable Native : Rodney “HotRod” Washington

October 29, 2018

Chicago native Rodney “HotRod” Washington has a voice the  windy city is familiar with. He is a radio personality at Chicago’s Power 92.3 WPWX and the home DJ for University of Notre Dame’s foo...

The Bulls and White Sox recent struggles on the court and on the field may been one of the factors contributing to Cumulus Media bankruptcy.

Cumulus Media strikes out with White Sox, Bulls radio rights

January 29, 2018

Chicago Bulls and White Sox fans may soon have to tune into a new radio station to listen to their favorite teams games as a result of Cumulus Media’s Nov. 29 bankruptcy filing.Now attempting to restr...

Timothée Chalamet supports women through salary donations

Timothée Chalamet supports women through salary donations

By Ariana Portalatin

January 20, 2018

Actor Timothée Chalamet is one of many celebrities who have spoken out against filmmaker Woody Allen following sexual assault allegations from 1993 that have resurfaced amid the Me Too and Times Up movem...

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

By Zoë Eitel

November 2, 2017

As of Nov. 2, the online publication and newspaper DNAinfo has been disbanded, according to a 4 p.m. message from Chief Executive Officer Joe Ricketts left on an automatic redirect page that has replace...

Assassination Theater

‘Assassination Theater’ educates and entertains

September 28, 2015

Author, journalist, and playwright Hillel Levin spent seven years extensively researching declassified documents pertaining to the 1963 assassination of former President John F. Kennedy to piece together t...

Mikky Ekko wants fans to know he has ‘arrived’





Mikky Ekko, known for his collaboration on the song “Stay” with Rihanna in 2013, released his debut full-length album, Time, on Jan. 16. 

By Managing Editor

January 26, 2015

After years of being featured on fellow artists’ albums and dropping his own occasional singles, Mikky Ekko is making a name for himself as an emotive artist. Most people know Ekko as Ri- hanna’s duet ...

Nancy Updike, a founding producer of podcast giant

As podcasts expand, funding competition toughens

November 17, 2014

For a radio conference, there was a lot of extraneous noise Nov. 9 in the meeting rooms at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 350 W. Mart Center Drive, during the Third Coast International Audio Festival. ...

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