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Artist Interviews Dan Deacon

Taste the rainbow with Dan Deacon, the self-proclaimed "Pepperoni Pizza Combos Tropical Skittle" of the live music world. Before the Chicago show for his North American tour in support of Gliss Riffer, Cher Vincent sat down with the electronic wizard to talk about how relaxation is the catalyst for creativity, the origination of his famous dance circles, the importance of engaging the physicality of sound in a live performance, and buying milk.

produced by Cher Vincent

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Topics: cher vincent, dan deacon, domino, rainbow, thalia hall

First Time First Lie - Bobby Evers

Contains explicit language

Bobby is a writer and volunteer with CHIRP, DJing Saturday afternoons since CHIRP's launch in 2010, as well as writing for the blog. His writing has appeared in PopMatters, Two With Water, Graze, The Other Otter, and The Logan Square Literary Review. Bobby is also active in other storytelling shows in Chicago and has performed with The Paper Machete, Curbside Splendor, Two Cookie Minimum, Words That Kill, and is a producer for The First Time. He is currently working on a novel.

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Topics: chicago, childhood, fuck, gerald dowd, hypocrisy, language, liam davis, lie, live lit, scott stevenson, steve frisbie

Volunteer: Stories of Philanthropy The Range of Volunteering

In this first episode of the series, we look at the the wide range of volunteers and volunteer opportunities in Chicago. And we start to answer the question, what does volunteering actually mean, for the people who do it, and for those benefit.

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Topics: chi hack night, chicago, chicago cares, chicago community trust, midday mentors, trust100, volunteer, volunteering, volunteerism, wits, working in the schools

First Time First Lie - Ben Joravsky

Ben became a fulltime staff writer for The Chicago Reader in 1990. His reporting focuses on larger citywide matters, with a special interest in exposing municipal financing scams, most notably tax increment financing, as well as privatizing public parking and unfairly enforced marijuana laws (collaborating with Mike Dumke). Ben's work has been published in Best American Sports Writing and The Third City. He is the author of five books, including Hoop Dreams. In 2010 Ben was the recipient of Journalist of the Year awards from the Chicago Journalists Association and Northern Illinois University.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein

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Topics: chicago, evanston, gerald dowd, high school, liam davis, live lit, scott stevenson, shaft, steve frisbie

Artist Interviews Young Fathers

Before their show at Lincoln Hall for the Chicago stop on their North American tour in support of White Men Are Black Men Too, Mercury Prize winning group Young Fathers talked to CHIRP's Cher Vincent about the blues in their hip-hop, finding power in simplicity, and challenging sensibilities through performance.

produced by Cher Vincent

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Topics: cher vincent, lincoln hall, mercury prize, young fathers

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