| Jul 12, 2014
Retired College of DuPage administrator Joseph Barillari loved movies and shared his knowledge of film in reviews broadcast on the Glen Ellyn school's radio station, WDCB-FM 90.9.
He initially reviewed movies on the public radio station with fellow...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:52 PM
After spending a few hours inside the former Centre Theatre on North Avenue, I had no trouble envisioning its dazzling future. What had been a partially roofless, water-saturated spongy mess of wet plaster is now thoroughly cleaned, a shell full of...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Longtime Chicago radio executive Jeffrey Schwartz, best known as the architect of Disco Demolition, has joined Yahoo Sports Radio as executive vice president.
In his newly-created role, announced Monday, Schwartz, 65, will oversee business growth,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei spent most of the 1980s and early 1990s in the United States — primarily in New York but also in California. As he prepares to open the new show "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" in September, he's a tad regretful that he...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:23 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE - St. Thomas Aquinas senior receiver Devante Peete has several options but he only needs three.
The 6-6, 195-pound Peete said Thursday his Top 3 choices are Florida State, Miami and Ohio State. Peete said his commitment would likely come...
| Jul 11, 2014
By Marcella Kreiter
"When I was a kid, every (town) had live radio, and every station did news and public service," marveled David Roe, who broke into the business in the 1970s.
The WBBM-AM, Chicago, news anchor started out spinning records at a tiny...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:18 PM
While the politicians in Washington and elsewhere are bloviating, well over 52,000 kids are languishing in the Southwest because our elected representatives can’t get it together to write workable, practical immigration laws. I heard a woman on my...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The more than 200 solo organ works that bracket the prodigious composing career of Johann Sebastian Bach have long been every organist's Bible. Rare is the organ recital that doesn't include such favorites as the mighty "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" or...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Orlando radio station 89.9 FM WUCF, based at the University of Central Florida, is celebrating a banner Winter ratings performance. WUCF finished the ratings period (Jan. 2-March 26) as the highest rated full-time non-commercial jazz station in the...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:26 PM
For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Andrew Boston wore a headlamp so he could walk to the bus stop at night. He carried a lacrosse stick to ward off wild dogs, and then he waited for a bus that might not come.
For Uganda to be ready for its historic debut on the world stage, he knew he...