Paul Becker, the fourth generation in his family to make Becker violins and cellos, joined the conversation to talk about the extraordinary precision required in making Becker instruments and his family's remarkable legacy.
Season 2 Episode 13 | Originally published April 13, 2017
Actor and comedian Ed Kross joined the conversation to give an inside look on his career that has spanned improv on a cruise ship, theatre all over Chicago, a couple of high-profile film turns with Tom Hanks and George Clooney and lots of commercial work for one of Chicago's most gifted comic talents.
Season 2 Episode 14 | Originally published April 20, 2017
Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet, joined the conversation to talk about the ever-evolving nature of ballet and the world-renowned choreographers assembled for Global Visionaries at the Auditorium Theatre.
Season 2 Episode 15 | Originally published April 25, 2017
Singer Robert Sims joined the conversation following a concert appearance in Detroit to talk about how his career was influenced by Robeson and Hayes and the challenges they faced breaking down barriers.
Season 2 Episode 3 | Originally published February 8, 2017
One of Chicago's most gifted jazz singers and vocal coaches, Elaine Dame, joined the conversation recorded at Winter’s Jazz Club to talk about her influences, career and future performances.
Season 2 Episode 12 | Originally published April 6, 2017