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The Weekend Desk Report

The Weekend Desk: Getting up your nose and into your urine since 2006.

Market Update
With Friends performing like this, it might be time to invest in Enemies.

At The Deadline
We know the official date has passed, but in the interest of fairness is it too late to arrange a prisoner exchange?

Cheer Up, Blago
Seriously, it's not the worst time to get out of Illinois.

March Madness
Because your bracket's probably been destroyed by now, we'll offer some new odds. How about 200-1 on another unlikely comeback? After all, you just have to get the right people on your side.

Arch Badness
Really, he should be apologizing to the students' parents as their kids apparently don't know what a commonwealth is.

Farce Adness
Finally, we've got a few sponsorship ideas here. How about the Bud Light Vomit Stains? Or HBO CTA Pony?

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Ponyriffic.

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The Sound Opinions Weekend Report: "English raconteur and troubadour Nick Lowe talks about his Pub Rock days and performs songs from his new album This Old Magic. Plus, after making all those headlines, Sinead O'Connor is back to making music.

The CAN TV Weekend Report: CAN TV brings you local, relevant issues from Chicago's neighborhoods and communities. See what's happening around the city in education, the arts, government, cultural events, social services and community activities.

Perspectivas Latinas: Fiestas at Old San Juan

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Jorge Emmanuelli Nater, musical director of the Chicago Afro-PuertoRican Ensemble, demonstrates drumming as a preview of the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center's annual concert.

Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
30 min

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Flamenco Connections

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Saraswathi Ranganathan joins other Chicago musicians to explore the parallels and common origins of Indian/Pakistani musical traditions and Flamenco.

Sunday, March 18 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min

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Illinois Sealing Bill Town Hall

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State Rep. La Shawn Ford (8th District) participates in a town hall meeting about HB5723, proposed legislation that would grant judges the authority to seal certain felony convictions, making it easier for those with a criminal record to find a job.

Sunday, March 18 at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min

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LAS Dean's Lecture: "Isn't It Really Just About the Words?"

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Professor and author Dr. Kathy Blake Yancey discusses how visual rhetoric, from petroglyphs to the Internet, interacted with written means of expression throughout history.

Sunday, March 18 at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min

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Rally and March to Defend Civil Liberties

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Arab and Muslim organizations lead a demonstration against measures that they say repress freedom of speech and unfairly target minority communities.

Sunday, March 18 at 3:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min

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Health Care Demystified: HIPAA

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Tom Dwyer gives an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and explains its protections of the privacy and security of patients' data.

Sunday, March 18 at 5 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr




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Posted on March 17, 2012


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