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The Weekend Desk Report

Thank goodness the great and mighty Wheel of Life just keeps on a-turnin'.

Market Update
Markets are understandably jittery about the impending sequestration cuts. After all, the last high-profile sequester didn't turn out all that well.

For Your Consideration . . .
We will learn this weekend whether celebrated actor Daniel Day-Lewis has convinced voters to give him a third term in the Lead Role category. That's nothing - this guy's gunning for a fourth!

We'll also learn whether Anne Hathaway has annoyed enough Academy members to lose her front-runner status. Although, from what we understand, you have to be pretty damn irritating before the membership starts to notice.

Harry Situation
Oh come on, you think this is humiliating? For goodness' sake, this guy is your third-string quarterback.

City of Greased Palmas
Finally this week, it looks like Chicago may have found its next potential sister city.


The Weekend Desk Tip Line: In a lead role.


Weekend Special: Picasso And Chicago.


The Sound Opinions Listening Report: "Jim and Greg break out the shovels and metal detectors for another edition of Buried Treasures. They play 'hidden' tracks they think deserve wider notice. Plus the latest from Nick Cave!"


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.

The Story of My Parents' Lives


Robert and Alma Sargis, residents of Chicago for more than 80 years, present endearing autobiographies as they recount their lives from schooling to first jobs to happiest moments.

Saturday, February 23 at 4 p.m. on CAN TV19
30 min.


Perspectivas Latinas: Brazilian Music & Dance


Rachel Montiel of the Planeta Azul samba dance troupe shares the importance of samba music to Brazilian culture and how to perform basic samba steps.

Saturday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr.


An Evening With A Honduran LGBT Leader


LGBT leader Pepe Palacios discusses the role of LGBT activists are playing in the movement to end violence and restore democracy in Honduras.

Sunday, February 24 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
2 hr.


Association for Women Journalists 20th Anniversary with Maria Hinojosa


Journalist Maria Hinojosa shares her experiences telling America's untold stories for 25 years on radio, TV and online.

Sunday, February 24 at 11 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr.


Forgotten Guantanamo Detainees


This program explores why dozens of men cleared for release from Guantanamo Bay are still being held at the detention center.

Sunday, February 24 at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21
2 hr. 30 min.


Community Forum on School Closings


Parents, students and community members assemble to discuss elementary schools that are at risk of being closed.

Sunday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr.


Posted on February 23, 2013

MUSIC - RCA Drops R. Kelly.
TV - Slow TV: Chicago.
POLITICS - The Political Odds.
SPORTS - SportsMonday: That Call.

BOOKS - How Central American Migrants Revived US Labor.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Chicagoetry: The Umpteenth Ward.

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