Mike Stephen learns about efforts to bring back live music in Chicago with Mike Jeffers of the Epiphany Center for the Arts, learns about a new book on LGBTQ history called Our Gay History in Fifty States from author Zaylore Stout, and discovers the Secret History of the band The Chicago Loop. And in the OTL Wrap Party segment, Mike and Producer Collin reflect on the show and Collin reminds us that he is a slow-working artist. The local pandemic tunez come from Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page or RSS feed.
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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