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The Weekend Desk Report

No clever jokes here. Just some good, old-fashioned gloating.

Market Update
With market indices at all-time highs despite a profound international crisis, some analysts feel many stocks are arbitrarily overvalued. Oh well, it beats being arbitrarily undervalued.

Fire Fest
In a signal that time truly does heal all wounds, the City of Chicago has announced a new riverfront festival based on the purgative power of the Great Fire of 1871. Which leads us to wonder, is it too soon to launch civic celebrations based on the following historical tragedies?

Burn Out
Of course, fire isn't the only way to clear-cut a neighborhood. You could always let a culture of corruption erode even the most fundamental city services, leaving no alternative but a radical reorganization. Shuttering schools is a great way to start.


The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Clearly cutting.


Weekend Sports Special: Letter From St. Louis: Letter From Spring Training.


The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "This week, Jim and Greg let the sports metaphors fly. They celebrate baseball's Opening Day by running down musical Grand Slams: Four knockout albums in a row. Plus, have New Yorkers The Strokes hit it out of the park on album number five, Comedown Machine?"


The Flying Saucer Weekend Brunch Report: Flying Saucer will be closing at 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday, at which time staff will enjoy the ritual slaughter of the lamb cake.


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: Being Raised in Bicultural Families


Chicagoans provide insight into what it's like to grow up in a bi-racial family and how their experiences inform who they are today.

Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21.


Not About Bombs

Commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Iraq War and National Women's History Month, the National Veterans Art Museum presents an exhibition of works by five Iraqi women using art to address nationality and conflict, expectation and representation.

Exhibit Tour


A look at the works of five Iraqi women artists, Sundus Abdul Hadi, Tamara Abdul Hadi, Julie Adnan, Dena Al-Adeeb and Sama Alshaibi.

Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21.

Watch online.


Panel Discussion


Panelists discuss the power of art to clarify and complicate the identity of the "other" during a conflict, as the works of Iraqi artists invite viewers to consider Iraqis as independent, complex people.

Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on CAN TV21.


New Models of Worker Representation


AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka discusses alternative paths workers are taking to self-organize.

Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21.

Watch online


Hyperlocal: The Brave New World


Editors provide insight into the hyperlocal outlets that are redefining the news landscape and providing opportunities for companies and organizations to connect with consumers on the local level.

Sunday at noon on CAN TV21.


Posted on March 30, 2013

MUSIC - Millions Of New Guitar Players.
TV - "One America News" is AT&T.
POLITICS - When Wall Street Came To My Mobile Home Park.
SPORTS - Tonyball, Bears On The Run, Eyes On The Sky & More!

BOOKS - China Holding Swedish Publisher.


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