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CFAC, Aguijón Theater and nonbinary IDs

CFAC, Aguijón Theater and nonbinary IDs

September 11, 2019

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3XYCVVLH3yoyr4XuAAXUTg On this episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff discusses mixed reactions to CFAC's affiliation vote from union membership, a book on the longest...

John Hickenlooper on climate, the Senate and education

John Hickenlooper on climate, the Senate and education

July 16, 2019

The Chronicle sat down with Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to discuss his plan for battling the climate crisis, why he chose not to run for the U.S. Senate and what his favo...

Podcast brings ‘riddikulus’ humor to Harry Potter world

Podcast brings ‘riddikulus’ humor to Harry Potter world

April 26, 2019

In “Potterless,” a podcast following 25-year-old Mike Schubert reading the “Harry Potter” series for the first time, Schubert is not shy about voicing his take on the Wizarding World—even w...

‘S-Town’ original score shines behind narrative

‘S-Town’ original score shines behind narrative

April 17, 2017

Classical music riffs mix with hip-hop drum beats, emphasizing each twist and turn of the Southern Gothic story told in the podcast “S-Town.” The podcast also features The Zombies’ 1968 song, “A...

Podcast festival to spread culture, art to Chicago

Podcast festival to spread culture, art to Chicago

November 7, 2016

Podcasting is getting its legs as a recognized art form, and festivals such as the inaugural Chicago Podcast Festival further that idea, said Jimmy Carrane, host of the podcast “Improv Nerd” and 1988 ...

‘Gilmore Guys’ to gab at Thalia Hall

‘Gilmore Guys’ to gab at Thalia Hall

By Arts & Culture Editor

February 8, 2016

If you’re out on the road feeling lonely and so cold, all you have to do is turn on your iTunes subscription to Gilmore Guys and they’ll be there.Gilmore Guys, which will perform live at Thalia Ha...

Local news site TouchVision says goodbye to Chicago

Local news site TouchVision says goodbye to Chicago

January 25, 2016

As many continue to contemplate the livelihood of print, digital news websites like TouchVision also struggle to stay afloat in a competitive digital market.Local news source company,TouchVision, which ...

Group’s dynamic vocals enlivens holidays

Group’s dynamic vocals enlivens holidays

December 14, 2015

What began as a way to meet girls and fulfill class requirements became a career-long endeavor for the men of world-renowned a capella group Straight No Chaser. The 10-piece ensemble, which began as a c...

Transit Future plans to expand Rail Lines

By METRO REPORTER

November 30, 2015

The drive to gain support for a host of transportation projects that include a CTA Lime Line linking the Blue Line’s O’Hare Airport station to the Orange Line’s Midway Airport stop has attracted at least 2,500 signatures on a petition, but still has significant financial and political hurdles to overcome, according to the two advocacy groups that are its primary sponsors.In April 2014, the Center for Neighborhood Tec...

Chicago podcast reboots with new campaign, video focus

Chicago podcast reboots with new campaign, video focus

November 23, 2015

After 10 years, a Chicago web podcast is rebooting with new programs, a video component and a new campaign to include a visual storytelling experience.Dynasty Podcasts’ new initiative is called Dynas...

Lack of religious absence policy inexcusable

By Opinions Editor

October 5, 2015

For those raised in Christian traditions, religious holidays are typically joyous occasions that entail a break from school and work and the chance to celebrate with loved ones. From kindergarten through college, school breaks are conveniently designed to provide students and staff time off around Christmas and Easter. However, for students of other religions and cultures, holidays that overlap with class or work can be stressful...

Improv Nerd to host Columbia professors

Improv Nerd to host Columbia professors

September 21, 2015

The Feral Audio podcast “Improv Nerd,” founded by 1987 alumnus Jimmy Carrane, begins its fourth season on Oct. 11, featuring Columbia professors as guests on the comedy show. Carrane said he started ...

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