Past Event

Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories: Café Society

Conversations at Ron’s Barbershop in the Austin neighborhood in Chicago, part of a citywide program called Café Society, which promotes civic dialogue by creating a space where complete strangers can talk, argue, analyze and agree on a variety of topics, will air at this time.

Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories“, an eight-part radio series, showcases a wide variety of programs created or funded by the Illinois Humanities Council, including About Face Theatre’s recent “Home Project,” a play about gay youth homelessness; the history of the banjo as told through folk song at the Pekin farmer’s market; an exhibition on American’s food history in Taylorville; the story of the short but talented life of one of Illinois’ first documentary photographers, Frank Sadorus and interviews with Chicago’s African American dance legends.

Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories” was underwritten by the Illinois Humanities Council. The series was produced and reported by Jesse Hardman for the WFMT Radio Network, and edited and mixed in the studios of 98.7 WFMT.

For more information, please contact Phoebe Stein Davis at 312.422.5580.