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Steve James

Ebert documentary creator Steve James on ‘Focus’

Host Jeff Bossert talks with James about his new documentary based of Roger Ebert's 2011 memoir. He also talks to Chaz Ebert. Listen online now.

doctor and nurse in a hospital

Unmet Needs: Living with mental illness in central Illinois

 Link to all the stories in our Illinois Public Media News series.

Cyberchase the Movie

9 am Sunday, April 20, on WILL-TV: Eco-themed special follows Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit as they rescue animals and restore harmony to Ecotopia.

Jimmy Cliff in "Muscle Shoals."

Independent Lens: Muscle Shoals

8 pm Monday, April 21: The incredible true story of the small town with the big sound.


Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest?

8 pm Wednesday, April 23: What makes an animal smart? Many scientists believe the secret lies in relationships.

Prisoner in solitary confinement

Frontline: Solitary Nation

9 pm Tuesday, April 22, on WILL-TV: With unprecedented access, Frontline uncovers the raw reality of solitary confinement.

Cast of Father Brown

Father Brown: Saving souls and solving crime

8 pm Thursdays on WILL-TV


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Live and Local

Live and Local keeps you informed about local performances by musicians both local and national, with occasional coverage of theater and dance. The program features conversations with the artists and a healthy sampling of their music, frequently played live in our studio.

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