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Podcast Friday - Tabletop Bebop Podcast

ChicagoToday for Podcast Friday I want to tell you about a podcast that’s actually on the same site of the All Things Good and Nerdy Podcast that I’ve just introduced a few weeks ago. Tabletop Bebop (just...

Podcast Friday - This Year's Lineup So Far

ChicagoToday is Podcast Friday and being that we are half way through the year, wow did that go by fast, and I’ve decided today I’m going to put a list of the podcast I’ve already spotlighted.  There are...

Podcast Friday - All Things Good And Nerdy

ChicagoIt’s Podcast Friday! It’s awesome that I have found so many nerdy and geeky podcasts so far and today I have another addition to my Friday list of shows. Once again I must give thanks to Chicago Nerd...
Nazareth

Nazareth Rocks The Arcada Theatre

St. CharlesChicago has so many great concerts that often times awesome bands spill into the suburbs.  This Friday is a good example of that, with legendary rockers Nazareth playing The Arcada Theatre in St....

Podcast Friday - Loot The Room

ChicagoToday’s Podcast Friday sets its sights on Loot the Room podcast. It’s a biweekly show hosted by Ben Haile, James Stanton and David Wilhelm who all just so happen to be actors as well. Who better to...
Steve Dahl

Steve Dahl, Kevin Matthews and more at The Park West

Chicago, Downtown, Lincoln ParkAs someone who has been working as a radio personality for a few decades (hey, I started when I was 3!) I have much admiration for Steve Dahl's amazing career.  And as a podcaster (Cara's Basement) I...

Podcast Friday - This Week In Despair

ChicagoIT’S PODCAST FRIDAY! This week’s podcast is This Week In Despair, a comedy podcast. Earlier this week I wrote about a great weekly event called Double-Shot Showcase where comedians perform at J.J....

Podcast Friday - Windy City Queercast

ChicagoToday is Podcast Friday were we here at The Local Tourist spotlight a podcast/webcast/radio show in the Chicago/Chicagoland/Illinois area. Today’s spotlight is on Windy City Queercast. The show is...

Podcast Friday - Drinking and Writing Radio Station

Today's Podcast Friday spotlight is the Drinking and Writing Brewery Radio Show. It's a show that D&W uses to not only talk about brew and brewing but also to present the productions of shows in...
Adam Ant plays Congress Theatre

Adam Ant returns to Chicago

Logan SquareAdam Ant took a long break from touring to attend to personal issues including raising his daughter.  But he's back in a big way.  He played an amazing sold out show at The Cubby Bear last fall.  ...

Podcast Friday - Chicago Nerd Social Club Podcast

Hey nerds and nerds alike this Podcast Friday is one I think you will like. If you’ve never heard of Chicago Nerd Social Club, shame on you. No I’m just kidding but if you haven’t heard of them it’s...

What do you get when you mix Mayhaim, Dread, and Literature? - CCLaP's PODCAST DREADFUL!

Bucktown | Wicker Park  WOW, was I excited when Jason Pettus from the Chicago Center of Literature and Photography (CCLaP)  sent me info about a big new project that they're starting up NEXT WEEK called Podcast Dreadful....
Chicago Photography Center

Charity Chat Episode 33: Chicago Photography Center

It seems like everyone has a camera nowadays. If you've got a cell phone, chances are you've taken a picture with it. While photography wasn't quite so omnipresent back in 1969, it was a vital form...

Charity Chat Episode 31: Omni Youth Services

For forty years Omni Youth Services has been helping kids and families in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. What started as an idea in 1970 became a reality in 1972, and this organization has now...
Dream Home Raffle to benefit The Hope Institute For Children & Families

Charity Chat Episode 30: The Hope Institute For Children & Families

ChicagoIn 1957 Dr. Charles Jordan began The Hope School to help his daughter. The Springfield dentist had searched for a place that could understand her physical and mental challenges, and when he was...

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