Category Archives: The Process

The Process October 30, 2010

The Election is upon us.  The motivation for youth to vote has dropped from a near record high in the  2008 Presidential election.  WCRX’s Nick Montacalvo speaks with the Chicago Rock The Vote Coordinator about getting voters out on November 2nd.

Then, WCRX’s Nancy Guida looks into the increase in suicides by gay and lesbian youth with psychologist Edmond Yomtoob.  Jacob Chandler speaks with Ray Bosques about building self-esteem at the Casa Puertorriquana Youth Martial Arts Program in the Humbolt Park neighborhood of Chicago.  Guitarist Fernando Jones has been playing the Blues since his childhood in Mississippi.  Jones spoke with WCRX’s Sam Panayotovich about his music and his work with the next generation of musicians.

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October 16, 2010

On The Process this week.  Jennifer Patience Rowe speaks with Brandon Graham, who is coordinating an upcoming conversation entitled “Black Gay Men in The Church”.  Megan Buckley speaks with Jessica Cochran of the Center for Book and Paper Arts about the exhibition Mano/Mundo/Corazón: Artists Interpret La Lotería. And Jocelyn Peirce speaks with Billy Yost and Zach Verdoorn of the band, The Kickback.

A Revealing Show

On this week’s Process, Columbia College student Bill Coon shares his journey from diagnosis to heart and kidney transplant at the age of 20. His book, Swim: A Memoir of Survival. Chicago is known for comedy and John Blair sits down with Mike Lebovitz of Chicago Comedians You Should Know who takes on a challenge to change the face of Chicago Comedy. And Alisha Grezlik explores the world of burlesque with Frenchy Kiss of the Chicago Starlets.