Old School Art in the Gold Coast

Unlike most art academies, you won’t find any photography or digital art classes when you walk into Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts. Listen to learn more! Story Credit: Emmanuel Camarillo Music Credit: “Off to Osaka” by Kevin MacLeod https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Jazz_Sampler/Off_to_Osaka Music License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Navy Pier’s Diverse Past

Today, Navy Pier is one of Chicago’s largest tourist attractions. But it was previously home to many other inhabitants, including college students. Story and Reporting By: Lily Abromeit Narrated and Produced By: Stephanie Choporis Music Credit: “Happy Alley” by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3851-happy-alley Music License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Human Scapulas and Two-Headed Cows?

From a two-headed cow to a giant rubber band ball, Woolly Mammoth Antiques & Oddities offers eclectic items and has attracted children and celebrities. Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis *Special Note: This interview was conducted in 2016. Certain items may no longer be on display. Music Credit: “Whiskey on the Mississippi” by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4624-whiskey-on-the-mississippi Music […]

Chicago Meets Gotham City

What would a Chicago-themed escape room look like? Escape Reality Chicago’s general manager, Romesha Richardson, has some thoughts. Listen to learn more! Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis *Special Note: This interview was conducted in 2018. Escape Reality Chicago has since closed. Music Credit: “Aquarium” by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5738-aquarium Music License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/