Posts tagged "The Barbershop Show"

The Barber Shop Show: Chicago's future filmmakers and this month's headlines

Are you one of Chicago’s future filmmakers? Richard Marion might be. You might remember Richard from our post on the West Side Writing Project, but he also appeared on the most recent episode of The Barber Shop Show, our weekly radio show on Vocalo. Richard, an 18-year-old from West Humboldt Park, says he wants to... Read more »

The Barber Shop Show: Teens in the justice system and diverse voices in media

The Barber Shop Show: Teens in the justice system and diverse voices in media
Felony or misdemeanor? How a 17-year old is charged with a crime in Illinois makes a big difference. Charged with a misdemeanor and they go to juvenile court and, if convicted, do time in a juvenile facility. But charged with a felony, and they’re automatically transferred to adult court and may end up doing time... Read more »

Friday's Barbershop Show: Will Trayvon Martin launch new racial justice movement?

The death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager shot by a leader of a neighborhood watch group, almost went down in history as another black youth fatally shot, with a killer never brought to justice. But the heartbreaking details of the case – the 17-year-old Florida teenager was holding only a pack of skittles and... Read more »
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Chicago: Tell us your news likes, dislikes and WTFs

Chicago: Tell us your news likes, dislikes and WTFs
Listened to the news this week? Did anything perk up your ears? This week on the Barbershop show, our weekly radio show on Vocalo broadcast from Carter’s Barbershop in North Lawndale, we’re having our monthly news roundtable with journalists from all over the city. We’ll be asking them three questions: What did you like? What... Read more »

Hear "The Interrupters" live today at noon

Hear "The Interrupters" live today at noon
You’ve heard about the film, you’ve read our review. Now hear some of the people who brought the landmark film, “The Interrupters,” on the radio live. Today at noon, on our weekly radio show on Vocalo, the Barbershop Show, we’ll be chatting with a producer of the film, plus many of the actual interrupters themselves–CeaseFire... Read more »