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Paul Lisnek Behind the Curtain on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

Paul Lisnek Behind the Curtain WGN Radio

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Paul Lisnek Behind the Curtain on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

    The risk of being gay in the military detailed in new book ‘Hiding For my Life’

    The risk of being gay in the military detailed in new book ‘Hiding For my Life’

    In this new Pride month podcast Paul chats with Karen Solt, now retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer who served in the Navy from 1984 to 2006. Those service dates mean she began her service before “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and continued after the adoption of that policy. Growing up in a small conservative town, […]

    Master magician amazes the entire family while being “Ridiculous” at The Rhapsody Theater through June 30th

    Master magician amazes the entire family while being “Ridiculous” at The Rhapsody Theater through June 30th

    In this podcast, we enter the world of magic again! Dr. Ricardo Rosenkranz (the Physician Magician) owns The Rhapsody Theater and never ceases to amaze and entertain with the performers he brings to this “north of the Loop so avoid congestion” magic venue. David Williamson is regarded as one of the top magicians in the world with […]

    ‘Turret’ starring Michael Shannon at Chopin Theatre is gripping audiences through June 22nd

    ‘Turret’ starring Michael Shannon at Chopin Theatre is gripping audiences through June 22nd

    “Turret” is Levi Holloway’s stunning new play making its World Premiere with A Red Orchid Theatre, and playing at The Chopin Theatre thru June 22nd. This is a stunning, futuristic, science fiction-esque story that will have you gripping at the edge of your seat from beginning to end. Two men, Green and Rabbit, survive an […]

    They’re just too good to be true! The Jersey Boys is amazing at Mercury Theater Chicago through July 28th

    They’re just too good to be true! The Jersey Boys is amazing at Mercury Theater Chicago through July 28th

    Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons created the soundtrack of a generation that still lives today. And Mercury theater Chicago makes the magic happen with its production of the Jersey Boys after a decade long wait for the rights to be released. Joining in the conversation are all four of the “boys:” Joining the conversation are Michael Metcalf […]

    Magician Ondrej Psenicka’s ’52 Lovers’ wows at Chicago Magic Lounge, Wednesdays through June 26th

    Magician Ondrej Psenicka’s ’52 Lovers’ wows at Chicago Magic Lounge, Wednesdays through June 26th

    Chicago is home to close- up magic and the latest magician to “wow” audiences at the Chicago Magic Lounge every Wednesday night at 7pm (through June 26th is the amazing Ondrej Psenicka who comes to Chicago from the Czeck Republic! He fooled Penn & Teller THREE times on their popular show “Fool Us,” so odds are he will fool […]

    It’s a musical, it’s theater, it’s an evening at the neighborhood pub: ‘The Choir of Man’ at the Apollo Theater through May 26th

    It’s a musical, it’s theater, it’s an evening at the neighborhood pub: ‘The Choir of Man’ at the Apollo Theater through May 26th

    It’s unlike any theatrical experience. Attending The Choir of Man is like going to the neighborhood pub (in Ireland or England, for sure) complete with beer, snacks, music and a really great time! Joining in the conversation are 5 of the 9 cast members all of whom can sing, dance and play a myriad of instruments: Chicago’s own RJ Griffiths (playing “Hardman”), Shane McDaid (playing […]

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