Mike Stephen learns about an LGBTQ history initiative called The Legacy Project, gets an update on clean energy policy from Rep. Ann Williams, and talks to a local artist helping to unite North Lawndale through mini-golf. The local music on this week’s show comes from SuperKnova. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with: Zach Stafford, Documentarian and Editor-In-Chief of INTO about the future of Boystown; Emily Van Duyn, researcher and co-author of Chicago News Landscape, and Alexander Martin, station president at WLLU-LP in Decatur, IL. This week’s local music is powered by Devil in a Woodpile. A young Mike Stephen interviews Chicago Pride Parade participants back in 2006. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Ann Vikstrom, Director of the 34th Chicago Children’s International Film Festival; Will Guzzardi, IL State Rep (39th), about the growing momentum for rent control in Chicago and the greater state; and Kristen Kaza, co-founder Slo’Mo, a traveling dance party that celebrates diverse LGBTQ communities and spaces. This week’s local music is provided by K-Nein. Mike Stephen (right) pictured with future Chicago Children’s International Film Festival featured Director, Mikey Stephen (left). To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about in-demand session drummer Eddie Hoh for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music; and Ev, Ben, Will, and Connor, members of Oak Park and River Forest High School‘s gay-straight alliance student group A Place for All, about working for LGBTQ equality and their upcoming “Loud & Proud” fundraiser for the ACLU. Meanwhile, we discuss whether frozen pizzas are best prepared in the microwave, the oven, or the Pizza Pizzazz. This week’s local music is provided by Split Single. Outside the Loop meets A Place for All [l-r] Connor, Ev, Ben, OTL host Mike Stephen, Will To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.