Goose Island's barrel-aging warehouse was perhaps the perfect backdrop to uncork those stories the duo holds, and unveil new music; just hours before the internationally-acclaimed musicians took the stage at the Chicago Theatre on July 24.
When will WBEZ and other public stations get serious about making media that looks and sounds like America? We have a two-term African-American president from Chicago but not a single daily program on WBEZ hosted by an African-American.
In Obama's hometown the big news this week was not his historic delegate lead. It was the R. Kelly underage porn trial, which is no knock on Obama, for what can compete anymore with a celebrity underage porn trial?