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Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories
Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories is produced by 98.7WFMT, Chicago's Classical Experience, and funded by the Illinois Humanities Council.
Archive of recordings from April-May 2009
The four programs in the 2009 series were produced and reported by Anne Glickman for the WFMT Radio Network and edited and mixed in the studios of 98.7WFMT.
Abraham Lincoln in Song
IHC Road Scholar Chris Vallillo takes an audience on a musical journey through Abraham Lincoln's life in Elgin, IL.
Airs Monday, April 6 at 6:50 pm; repeats Saturday, April 11 at 7:00 am
Beyond Bars: The Stateville Book Club
A book club for prisoners at Stateville maximum security prison who are serving actual or defacto life sentences, run by the John Howard Association.
Airs Monday, April 13 at 6:50 pm; repeats Saturday, April 18 at 7:00 am
How A Voice Slams
A program combining soccer training and writing clinics run by America SCORES that is creating some of Chicago's fiercest poets.
Airs Monday, April 20 at 6:50 pm; repeats Saturday, April 25 at 7:00 am
Museum on Main Street: Between Fences
The Pinckneyville, IL opening of an exhibit exploring how neighbors and nations divide, protect, offend, and defend through the boundaries they build as part of the IHC's Museum on Main Street program.
Airs Monday, April 27 at 6:50 pm; repeats Saturday, May 2 at 7:00 am
Archived of recordings from November and December 2007
The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) is pleased to announce that Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories, a radio series produced in partnership with 98.7WFMT, Chicago's Classical Experience, will air November- December, 2007. Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories is an eight-part radio series that features programs funded and created by the IHC.
Folksongs of Illinois a comprehensive CD series that documents – for the first time – the folk, multi-ethnic, and vernacular music traditions of Illinois from 1800 to 1950.
Premiered December 24, 2007
A conversation about genetics and privacy with Professor Lori Andrews, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology at Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago.
Premiered December 17, 2007
A behind-the scenes look at Free Street Theater, a creative writing and performing community arts organization in Chicago.
Premiered December 10, 2007
Velosophie, a cycling and reading and discussion program along the roads of Northern Illinois.
Premiered December 3, 2007
A conversation about African American gentrification in Chicago's North Kenwood-Oakland community with Northwestern University Professor Mary Pattillo, author of Black on the Block.
Premiered November 26, 2007
A vintage baseball game hosted by the Early American Museum in Mahomet, Illinois.
Premiered November 19, 2007
The Spanish Language Odyssey Project, (Fundamentos de Educación en Humanidades), a year-long, classics-based course in the humanities for native spanish-speakers.
Premiered November 12, 2007
A migrant workers' oral history project in the southern Illinois community of Cobden.
Premiered November 5, 2007