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Native Sons – A Haven for Heritage

Join David Spencer, a member of the Chata and Dine tribes, as he guides us through the early years of the American Indian Center of Chicago.

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Oak Park Jewel – Art Inside a Work of Art

Discover what makes the Unity Temple in Oak Park one of the most impressive of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's works- and what goes on inside this historic building now.

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Prairie Paradise – Artists in Residence

Stay a while at Ragdale - where painters, photographers, poets, dancers and musicians have sought refuge from the distractions of the modern world.

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Sonic Art – Aural Fixation

Watch as Olivia Block, Achim Wollscheid and Doug Ischar push the bounds of audio art at the Outer Ear Festival of Sound.

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Poetic Flow – Beat Generations

Check in with some of the performers and learn more about the Musicality of Poetry Festival.

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Beauty Rises: Four Lives in the Arts – Beauty Rises, an Introduction

Meet the subjects of Beauty Rises: Four Lives in the Arts.

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Pilsen Profile – Break It Down

Drop in on a breakdancing class at Pros Arts Studio.

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Music al fresco – Early days of Ravinia

Listen to Chicago jazz legend Ramsey Lewis wax poetic about the Ravinia Festival and its long history of presenting jazz.

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Native Sons – Finding a Balance

Then listen as Spencer reflects on the difficulties modern-day Indians face as they hold on to their heritage while eschewing stereotypes.

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Modern Movements – Getting Down to Details

See the meticulous planning that Lisa Fay and Jeff Glassman put into "Coffee Cup Duet," and hear what local theatre-goers have to say about it.

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A Reason to Slow Down – Great Music for Busy Lives

Let Rush Hour Concerts creator Deborah Sobol explain the workings of her fantastic summer series.

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Jazz Around Town – Jazz Links

Find out about The Jazz Institute of Chicago's strong commitment to nurturing young players through their "Jazz Links" program- and watch these young players blow!

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Journey Through Jazz – Journey of African Rhythms

Join storyteller Maggie Brown as she traces the journey of African rhythms through work songs and spirituals to jazz and blues in a clip from Arts Across Illinois: CenterStage from 2005.

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Pilsen Profile – Lessons from the Big Top

Clown around a bit with the Kids Circus at Pros Arts Studio.

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Pedestrian Poetry – Musical Memories

Watch Street Sounds perform as David Hernandez reads from his poem, Armitage Street, where he juxtaposes the street's new middle-class status to memories of its heavily working-class Puerto Rican past.

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Perfect Harmony – Musical Metamorphosis

Watch these regular kids being transformed into spectacular choral singers – and having a blast while doing it.

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School Days – Perfect Pitch

Sit in on the annual Artist in Residence auditions by Rock Island storyteller Reanae McNeal, Rockford instrument-maker David Stocker and Macomb musician Chris Vallillo.

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Society of the Spectacle – Red Moon A'Rising

Explore what makes Red Moon Theatre tick.

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American History Live – Story and Song

Watch as Momma Kemba is transformed into Harriet Tubman, the "Moses of her people," in a segment taped for Arts Across Illinois: CenterStage in 2004.

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Story Time – Telling Tales

Let the music and the tales of Chris and Tom Kastle, Dan Keding, and Mama Edie Armstrong carry you to places where imagination is king and the worries of everyday life melt away at the Chinquapin Folk Music and Storytelling Festival.

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Pilsen Profile – The Art of Empowerment

Learn more about how Pros Arts Studio is involving kids in the arts in the Pilsen community.

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Poetic Flow – The Perfect Mix

Hear what hip-hop duo Tone b. Nimble and capital D of all natural have to say about their music and rhyme.

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Ancient Rhythm – Tsukasa Taiko Performs

Watch JASC Tsukasa Taiko perform on Arts Across Illinois: CenterStage in 2005.

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