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(broadcasting on the “old-skool” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen gets the lowdown about Chicago’s Christkindlmarket, talks to the artistic director of a local ensemble specializing in pre-1600 music, and discusses local politics with the Chicago Reader’s Mick Dumke.

 

Inside Chicago’s Christkindlmarket

WGN Radio’s Dave Schwan takes us inside this Chicago Holiday tradition.

Chicago’s Christkindlmarket

 

Michael Alan Anderson– Artistic Director of Schola Antiqua of Chicago

This Chicago-based ensemble is dedicated to singing all the hits before the year 1600.  We learn about the origins of this unique group, listen to some of their work, and preview their upcoming concerts. 

 Schola Antiqua

 

Mick Dumke–  Senior Writer at the Chicago Reader

We learn about the “First Tuesdays” event, hosted by Mick and his colleague Ben Joravsky, and talk about the latest Chicago political stories Mick is covering.

 Mick Dumke (L) begins the Airing of Grievances before his annual Festivus breakfast with Mike Stephen (R) and producer Andy Hermann (not pictured).

 

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