Todays Via Berlin show features new, but actually old, classy music by Pat Thomas, Ebo Taylor and Henrik Schwarz; Fatima Yamaha will be in the mix, Click Click, Cubenx, Phil Weeks & Peven Everett, Bruno Furlan, Melokollektiv feat EZG, CEED, and the fantastic Tale Of Us together with Mind Against.
Care Week – In the North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago, Mary Visconti works to better the community. Armed with needle and thread, she created KnitLAB–a fiber arts workshop aimed towards supplying creative opportunities to underprivileged children in the impoverished surrounding neighborhoods.
Sarah Macaraeg joins us to discuss her report on Chicago cops mischaracterizing police-involved fatal shootings, a horrifying close look at Success Academy in the NYT, and thoughts on the report on the Rolling Stone UVA story.
For years, Chicago residents have used furniture, toys and all manner of things to save their parking spots after clearing them of snow. Recently, however, the city banned the saving of public parking spaces. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people to share whether or not they believe it is appropriate to save a parking space with a placeholder after shoveling the spot out.
Nasimiyu is a Brooklyn-based musician whose style has evolved over the years from her time in New Orleans making music to her deeply personal, experimental pop. Last seen on BTR Live Studio with the… | watch
Representing Brooklyn and the Bronx, the one and only group called Manz Rivalz. The name stems from everyday life, which can be competition with anything or anybody. This crew has talent, laid back… | watch