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Joshua Grosso of Les Miserables shares his journey through musical theater as well as how he finds personal inspiration through his character Marius.
Five favorite skate jams for the Feminist Friday Skating Party. Friday July 13th at Union Park from 6pm-10pm
Jill Hopkins sat down with two of the amazing cast members to talk changing roles, what it means to have Puerto Rican actors play the Sharks and the racial dynamics of the play.
Gabriella Hirsch, Program Coordinator, and Britt Julious, a writer for the Chicago Tribune, joined Jill Hopkins in the studio to talk about the Girls Rock! Carnival, as well as their week long Girls Rock! Camp.
Terrence Chappell joined Jill Hopkins this Feminist Wednesday to talk about his article and how he has mixed his personal experience with his knowledge of Black Feminist Theory both illustrate Intergenerational Trauma and expand his understand of the topic as a whole. Growing up, Chappell had arguments with his mother, but they always got over […]
The program teaches young adults interested in journalism how to use new media technology to interrupt and transform traditional media narratives.
L.A. born / Brooklyn bred R&B singer sings farewell to Chicago and hello to London on new EP.
Ness Heads is the name of the genre-blending project of Vanessa Ortiz whose mix of Electronic, Pop and Hip Hop has been catching attention in Chicago and beyond.
Ness grew up on the West Side and attributes the noise, the backyard parties and the overall chaos of the area to shaping her into an artist she is today. Her latest Single “Paper Town” explores a softer, dreamy side of the rising MC, and features gliding vocal melodies over acoustic guitar and subdued beats. Jill Hopkins spoke with Ness about her Chicago upbringing and eclectic sound.