Photo: flickr/U.S. Department of Agriculture
November 04, 2016

Rep. Duckworth Talks Elections; Same-Day Voter Registration; Cielito Lindo Family

On the 21st: We talked with Rep. Tammy Duckworth. Plus, we answered voter registration questions with a Chicago lawyer and two Illinois county clerks. Also, we heard from the Cielito Lindo Family, who performs at the Folk and Roots Festival in Champaign-Urbana this weekend.

 


Charlie Harris and Cody Jensen of the Hobnob String Band
Provided by Hobnob String Band
November 02, 2016

Live From Studio F - Hobnob String Band

The 8th annual C-U Folk and Roots Festival starts Thursday at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Illinois Urbana campus, and continues Friday and Saturday in downtown Urbana.  The Hobnob String Band and Hubby Jenkins are performing Thursday at Krannert.  Three members of the Hobnob String Band joined Illinois Public Media’s Brian Moline for the latest edition of “Live from Studio F.” 


Cubs emblem
Wikimedia Commons
October 28, 2016

The History Behind ‘Go Cubs Go’

As enthusiasm for the Chicago Cubs run to the World Series has roared across the country, so has the ubiquitousness of the Cubs theme song penned by the late Steve Goodman. But there's an interesting backstory to how it became the team's official theme song.  


The Finchley Boys from a publicity shot in the late 1960's.
The Finchley Boys
October 07, 2016

Finchley Boys Reuniting For Red Lion Event, CD Release

The Finchley Boys were one of Champaign-Urbana’s most popular bands during the area’s rock heyday of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s.  Although the band broke up in 1974, they’re reuniting this weekend for the Red Lion Inn 50th Anniversary Reunion at The City Center in downtown Champaign.


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