Gabe Michalski | January 12 - 19

Gabe Michalski | January 12 - 19

On this week's episode we praise the art with Gabe Michalski while discussing his long and varied experience singing, podcasting, writing music on guitar and playing with the group Bash Bang. We also go see Gauze Presents: A Night At Archer Beachhaus, attend the Utopia Ball, become "Ladylike" at Cafe Mustache and get down to Bubbles Brown.  

Mandatory Abortions | January 5 - January 11

Mandatory Abortions | January 5 - January 11

On this week's episode, we take that walk with Mandatory Abortions and talk about their travels and latest music releases! We also get pumped for their PUNK ROCK TAKE OVER # 2 @ THE GALLERY CABARET as well as take that walk to @IAN’S PARTY 2018, celebrate AMFM Gallery One Year AnniversaryBuild-A-Robot at Logan Arcade , catch the First Monday Jazz: Sam Trump , join Story Time at Perkolator and so much more. Listen to the podcast, subscribe on iTunes, support the show with a donation at www.patreon.com/whataboutchicago, like our page at www.facebook.com/whataboutchicago and check out our podcast partners Machine Culture Collective at www.machineculture.com.

What About Chicago?! | December 29 to January 4

What About Chicago?! | December 29 to January 4

On this week's episode we attend one final open mic at NItecap Coffee Bar, exit the earth's atmosphere at Hostel Presents: Space Face, watch the ball drop at a New Years' ShinDig, and learn more about ourselves at Wretched Nobles: The Selfie & Narcissus.

What About Chicago?! | December 22 - December 28

What About Chicago?! | December 22 - December 28

Code-Switched | December 15 - December 21

Code-Switched | December 15 - December 21

On this episode we get lit at Glitter Fest 2, connect with some Familiar Strangers at The Dojo, celebrate winter at Joyride Record's Wintergnarlya, and enjoy a midweek dance party at 100% off bands presents: Sasha NoDisco, Dj Bonita Appleblunt.

We also are joined by Sabeen Sadiq, Sonal Aggarwal and Karan Sunil about their upcoming web series "Code Switched" and how it challenges representation of South Asians in media with characters and stories covering the SPECTRUM of South Asian-Americans and exploring their lives in a three-dimensional way. See some hilarious clips at their indiegogo page www.indiegogo.com/projects/code-sw…ries-diversity#/ and find more info at www.facebook.com/codeswitchedseries.

Blacker Face | December 8 - 14

Blacker Face | December 8 - 14

On this episode we attend dumpster tapes’ second rendition of DEMOLICION, start prepping for winter at Hostel Presents: Winter Sweater Club, develop some games at emporium at the Game Dev Holiday Mixer 2017, and improvise some experimental music at Dathon(record Release). We also talk with Jolene and PT from Blackerface about their passion, resistance, stories from tour and growth as musician’s and humans.

Joey Delisi | December 1 - December 7

Joey Delisi | December 1 - December 7

On this episode we laugh to resist at re-Silly-ence, learn about Eleonara Duse at In Sarah’s Shadow: The Eleonora Duse Story, strut our stuff on the catwalk for the release of the sick muse #9, and listen to some of Chicago's finest at the release of Rich Jones' new ep (ft Vaporeyes). 

We also talk with Joey Delisi (@3rdeyechi) about his vast video experience filming mini docs, music videos w/ dojo tv, skate films and more. Roll on over to joeydelisi.com to see more of his work.

The Glass Eyes | November 24 - November 30

The Glass Eyes | November 24 - November 30

On this episode we get down at The Powah Houze, have a post turkey mosh session at knowhere, learn how easy it is to make a podcast with Public Narrative at their Podcasting workshop, and listen to the new release by The Curls while they perform as an 11 piece for the first time. We also talk with Chris Jones of The Glass Eyes about his experience with this band, his other projects and his time at DIY venue The Mojo Cave.

Vagabond Maurice | November 17 - November 23

Vagabond Maurice | November 17 - November 23

On this week's episode we paint coffins at the 7th Annual "Beautiful Coffins" Show, participate in Hippy Holy Daze 2, share art at ChiResists: A Decolonial Open Mic and so much more!We also take that walk with Poet, M.C. and Space Cowboy Vagabond Maurice to talk about his musical journey through Chicago and beyond. 

What About Chicago?! | November 10 - 16

What About Chicago?! | November 10 - 16

On this week's episode we learn some skills at Anarchist Print Fair II, praise Chicago's great art and music at AMFM & Neak.Co Present: NxHistorY, come to find out with Wretched Nobles: What's Inside Pandora's Talk Box? Premiere, hit The Moth Chicago Mainstage and so much more. 

What About Chicago?! | November 3 - 9

What About Chicago?! | November 3 - 9

On this week's episode we take that walk towards reflection and understanding with Danez Smith: Don’t Call Us Dead, visit the House of Heavy Petting to her Pixel Grip / Zula / Blacker Face / Sports Boyfriend, discover The Origins of Wit & Humor and so much more!

What About Chicago?! | October 20 - 26

What About Chicago?! | October 20 - 26

On this week's episode the streets are alive with the sound of music! We take the walk to Mojo Cave, Auxiliary Arts Center, Charm School, The National Mexican Museum of Art and more to enjoy music from punk to house and everything in between. 

What About Chicago?! | October 13 - 19

What About Chicago?! | October 13 - 19

On this weeks episode, we go to the Applehole for the Already Dead Tapes Chicago showcase, laugh, cry and scream at The Clown Show, raise money for Ceasefire at Club Soda, and tell stories in the dark at Story Club Southside.

Chelsea Foss-Ralston || Oct 6 - 12

Chelsea Foss-Ralston || Oct 6 - 12

 

On this weeks episode we go to the second perform/transform festival at the Cooperation Operation, enjoy a show at The Hungry Brain, ask our politicians the tough questions at the IL Gubernatorial Forum, watch the latest and greatest short films at National Cool Shorts XV, and talk about the history of policing in Chicago at SURJ's "A World Without Police" workshop. We also talk to Chelsea Foss-Ralston about her bands Vast Canvas and Little Church, as well as the release of Little Church's upcoming album.

Glitter Moneyyy ||| Sept 29 - Oct 5

Glitter Moneyyy ||| Sept 29 - Oct 5

On this weeks episode we go back to school with Charm School's Evening of Smells, "check-out" some punk rock at the Humboldt Park Library, see some visions of the future at Chronotopia, and squad up with the Dojo at Chitown Futbol for Squadfest 2! We also talk to Taylor and Ashley from Glitter Moneyyy about their music, political stance, how they take down fuckboys and more! 

What About Chicago?! | Sept 22 - 28

What About Chicago?! | Sept 22 - 28

On this weeks episode we get our backs off the wall at HipTrip's Funk Party 14, make a move at The Dojo96 12 hour filmmaking adventure, talk about building community at several events through LATINxARTS, and bowl while hearing standup at The Comedy Bowl!

Jen Dot | Sept 15 - 21

Jen Dot | Sept 15 - 21

On this weeks episode we enjoy the Second Annual Papa Kahn fest, take that walk to the Conrad Sulzer Regional LIbrary for Voter Deputy Registrar Training, boogie with Catfish & The Dogstars for their album release and so much more. We also talk to Jen Dot about her writing for "The Ghost Planet", creating Disappearing Media and Pulp Oddyssey Newspaper, making music with notable local acts BEASTII, Swimsuit Addition, and her career as an educator. 

Alex Reindl | Sept 8 - 14

Alex Reindl | Sept 8 - 14

On this weeks episode we take that walk to support Yollocalli at the Mexican Museum of Art, check out the walls at the 13th Meeting of Styles, get down at the 2nd anniversary of the corner and so much more. We also talk to Alex Reindl of Old Joy about his experience playing with Shiloh and Old Joy, his trials and tribulations, and his future in Chicago.