The Weekend Desk Report
While Natasha Julius has been on missions of national import quite frequently lately, she's also utilizing The Beachwood Media Company's generous mommy leave policy to tend to her adorable 2-year-old, Tiki. Natasha has been with us from Day One here, so she's accumulated an unlimited number of mommy days to keep her fresh, witty and sane. Once again, I step into a breach I cannot fill, but which I can at least hope to contain.
"The mayor says in response, he's not defining them he's just expressing them."
Hey, I didn't make up these values, they were posted on the wall when I walked in! I'm just relaying them to the rest of you!
For what it's worth, though, anyone who can diagram this statement from Rahm should be awarded an honorary University of Chicago degree:
"First of all, there has been enough been said and I'm going to be focusing on our kids. and I express my views as it relates to the values and I've always had those values which is I'm for gay marriage and legalizing it."
Peeling The Onion
The Weekend In Chicago Rock So Far
Illinois Native Will Date You If . . .
The True Story Of How An Incompetent Gun-Runner . . .
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Operatic.
The Flying Saucer Weekend Brunch Report: "This weekend 10% of all sales will be donated to Vida/SIDA of Humboldt Park and their El Rescate program. This program helps provide transitional residency for homeless LGBTQ youth of Chicago."
The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "Jim and Greg sit down with the hardest working man in rock, Jack White, at Third Man Studios in Nashville."
The CAN TV Weekend Viewing 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: Mujeres Latinas En Accion
Arabel Lopez of Mujeres Latinas shares the group's efforts to make a difference in the lives of victims of domestic abuse.
Saturday, August 4 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
Creatives at Work Forum: Health Insurance Options
This forum highlights the services available to artists, musicians, and dancers and choreographers, who are among the least insured artists in the country.
Sunday, August 5 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
Ninth Annual Supreme Court Term in Review
A panel of legal experts evaluates the performance of the Illinois Supreme Court during its 2011 term.
Sunday, August 5 at 11 a.m. on CAN TV21
Local School Council: Reading Possibilities
Nine-year-old I'deyah Ricketts, who recently published her second book (along with a study guide), tells about her joy of reading and her goal of encouraging other children to read.
Sunday, August 5 at 11 a.m. on CAN TV19
Beneficial Bugs in Your Home Garden
Join Erik Grossnickle of Bartlett Tree Experts to learn about setting up an integrated pest management program for your garden, including the use of beneficial insects.
Sunday, August 5 at 12:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
Winning Marriage Equality in the Courts
Couples challenging the Illinois law denying gay and lesbian couples the right to marry provide updates on the status of their cases.
Sunday, August 5 at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21
Rally to Raise the Minimum Wage
Protestors from Stand Up! Chicago and other groups demonstrate throughout the city, calling for an increase in Illinois' minimum wage to more than $8.25 per hour.
Sunday, August 5 at 5 p.m. on CAN TV19
Posted on August 4, 2012
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