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Roll Call: Policing in Chicago’s Black Community, Then and Now

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Photo: Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival Join WFMT, WTTW, and Lyric Opera of Chicago for Roll Call: Policing in Chicago’s Black Community, Then and Now. This virtual conversation will focus on the evolving relationship between the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and Chicago’s Black community. Inspired by the Lyric Opera of Chicago premiere of the opera Blue and WTTW’s FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence digital series, the discussion will include Howard Saffold, …

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Free Livestream: Introductions in the Community with The People’s Music School

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Photo courtesy The People’s Music School What: Introductions in the Community Livestream with The People’s Music School Where: Stream for free on WFMT’s Facebook Page! When: Thursday, November 19, 6:00 pm WTTW and WFMT are committed to producing and presenting trusted, best-in-class content fueled by a distinctly Chicago sensibility. In the Spring of 2020, WFMT had planned to launch Introductions …

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Crain-Maling Foundation Chicago Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition Finals

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Discover a rising classical music star in the making at the Crain-Maling Foundation Chicago Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition! This year’s competition, emceed by WFMT host and producer Michael San Gabino, will feature four young finalists, all string musicians, as they perform works by Sibelius, Koussevitsky, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky accompanied by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. The winner will have …

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WFMT’s First Annual Beach Party

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Kick off the summer with WFMT’s first-ever Beach Party! Join us on Memorial Day for a lively and fun live broadcast from the newly reimagined Theater on the Lake on Chicago’s lakefront! Enjoy live performances from some special guests, summertime music, and get your WFMT beach ball!

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KAIA Quartet Presents KAIA Kids Live

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Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm
Go on a musical adventure around the world with WFMT’s ensemble-in-residence, KAIA String Quartet, in a program that is fun for all ages. This special event takes place at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art and will explore music, movement awareness, and music appreciation through the music by composers from Ukraine, Japan, Mexico, Argentina, United States, Spain, and Italy.

Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust Screening

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WFMT’s Classical Cabaret at the Chopin Theatre

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What Classical Cabaret at the Chopin Theatre Cash bar, cabaret performance featuring music and more Where Chopin Theatre 1543 W. Division Street, Chicago, IL When January 23, 2017 7:30 pm: Doors open and cash bar available 8:00 pm: Classical Cabaret and broadcast On Monday, January 23, at 8:00 pm, join us for our second Classical Cabaret at the Chopin Theatre, …

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WFMT’s Classical Cabaret

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What Live Radio Broadcast of WFMT’s first Classical Cabaret Host Robbie Ellis on piano Singer Bethany Thomas The Kaia String Quartet Storyteller Jack Zimmerman Where The Uptown Underground 4707 N Broadway St, Chicago When Monday, October 24, 2016 7:30 pm: Doors open 8:00 pm: Live radio broadcast 9:15 pm: Estimated end of broadcast Join the audience for WFMT’s Classical Cabaret, the …

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“Do You Speak Chopin?” Film Screening

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What Screening of the documentary “Do You Speak Chopin?” Cash bar, film screening, and Q&A with Emmy Award-winning director Marian Marzynski Where The Arts Club of Chicago 201 E. Ontario in Chicago When Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:15 pm: Cash bar and light snacks 7:00 pm: “Do You Speak Chopin?” screening 7:45 pm: Q&A with Emmy Award-winning director Marian Marzynski …