Mike Stephen talks with:
- 2112 director of strategic initiatives Amor Montes de Oca about the city’s premier arts business incubator, and with Fort Knox Studios founder and managing partner Dan Mahoney about the massive studio that’s changing the face of the local entertainment industry;
- Chicago Free For All tour guide Lynn Neils about finding cool free stuff to do around the city… often at places where you wouldn’t expect it; and
- Homegrown Arts and Music Festival organizer Aaron Williams about the 4th annual independent day-long celebration of music, art, and community in Lisle.
Meanwhile, we share some red light camera ticket advice received from The Expired Meter blogger The Parking Ticket Geek.
This week’s local music is provided music provided by Jackson Mud.
OTL host Mike Stephen realizes his life-long dream of playing an actual Queensrÿche drum set at Fort Knox Studios on the northwest side of Chicago.