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WFMT Arts Features airs Sundays at 9 am, Mondays during the morning program, and Wednesdays at 6:00 pm. Hosted by Matt DeStefano.
||CleanFeature Bloody Feature||WFMT's Sarah Zwinklis talks with Goodman Theatre Chief Makeup Designer and Depaul Theater School professor Nan Zabriskie about stage makeup and a do-it-yourself recipe for fake blood to use this Halloween. - Nan's Fake Blood Recipe: -||10/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Berryman||October 25th of this year marks the centennial of twentieth-century American poet John Berryman, whose works earned him a Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and the Bollingen Prize. In this weeks Arts Feature,||10/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCSO’s New Release||The fall concert season is underway, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra welcomed back its music director Riccardo Muti for the opening weeks of concerts. The CSO has just released a new recording of a suite from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet on its CSO..||10/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCHGO DSGN||CHGO DSGN, a major exhibition of recent object and graphic design (curated by Rick Valecenti with displays designed by Tim Parsons) is up through November 2 at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington in downtown Chicago. Admission is free,||10/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Bowie Is||David Bowie Is features a massive collection of artifacts from the cultural icon's 50-plus year career, and is up through 1/4/2015 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. WFMT's Sarah Zwinklis brings us the story in this week's Arts Feature.||9/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2014 Ravenswood Art Walk||This week, WFMT's Daniel Goldberg visits Manifold, just one of the numerous artists and art businesses whose work will be on display as part of the 13th Annual Ravenswood Art Walk, which runs October 4-5 and kicks off with an opening reception at the||9/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTruman Capote Reads from “Breakfast At Tiffany’s”||The great American writer Truman Capote was born in 1924, died just shy of 60, and would have turned 90 on September 30th. To mark the occasion, we found a real gem in WFMT's reel-to-reel archives to mark; Capote reading the first chapter of an ear||9/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Poetry of John Cage||September 5th marked the 102 anniversary of the birth of the American avant-garde composer, artist, and writer, John Cage. - The man, who said, “I have nothing to say, I am saying it, and that is poetry,” received much acclaim for his poetic works,||9/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribute to Wicker Park’s Queen Bee, Sophie Madej||In honor of the passing of Wicker Park's Queen Bee, Sophie Madej, and inspired by Dave Hoekstra's post on his website, WFMT's Critic at Large, Andrew Patner, takes us on the journey to Chicago's West neighborhood,||8/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNick Freeman’s “The Wine of Life”||After thirty years in the Chicago advertising industry, longtime Fox Valley resident Nick Freeman is dedicating all of his time to doing what he loves--painting local scenes that catch his eye, and also documenting Chicago-area neon signs--an art for||8/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|