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OTL: Episode #574- WRFU serves Urbana, Chicago Books to Women in Prison, The Secret History of Stumpwater

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • BJ Clark, Station Manager at WRFU-LP in Urbana-Champaign, to talk community radio for another installment of Low Power to the People;

 

 

  • Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about 70’s folk rockers Stumpwater for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music.

 

This week’s local music is provided by Pool Holograph.

Mike Stephen connects with WRFU-LP in Urbana, IL for another installment of Low Power to the People. 

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OTL: Episode #573- Fighting to end gun violence, Homewood Hobo Night, Keya Trammell plays live

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

  • Allisa Opyd, Community Events Manager for the Village of Homewood about their upcoming Hobo Night Celebration; and

 

 

This week’s local music is provided by Keya Trammell.

Mike Stephen with musical guest Keya Trammell and keyboardist Michael Flowers in studio. 

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OTL: Episode #572- Fighting domestic violence, Beardsgaard Barbers grows, Local urban farming with The Gardeneers

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • Bethany Gomillion, Marathon Campaign Coordinator of Run Domestic Violence Out of Town and Elizabeth Gray, marathoner and domestic abuse survivor, about combating domestic abuse;

 

  • Natalie Anderson, co-owner and barber educator at Beardsgaard Barbers, about the success of this unique Batavia-based shop; and

 

  • May Tsupros, Executive Director and Co-founder of The Gardeneers, about educating CPS students on local urban farming and healthy eating

 

This week’s local music is provided by Fire Garden.

Mike Stephen out in the field to explore the Gardeneers’ rail garden in Homan Square.

 

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OTL: Episode #571- The future of journalism, Digital maps and local art, Chicago Book Expo preview

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

  • OTL’s very first guest Bob McChesney, Professor of Communication at the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana, about the erosion of journalism;

 

  • Local artist Carla Fisher-Schwartz, whose installation True North is featured at the SUB-MISSION exhibition space in Chicago through October 21st; and

 

 

Meanwhile, Mike celebrates 11 years of Outside the Loop!

 

This week’s local music is provided by Ethereal Groove, Inc..

Mike Stephen receives his 11 year anniversary gift wrapped in diaper coupons.

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