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The Weekend Desk Report

The Weekend Desk is on a seven-hour delay today to avoid profanities from accidentally reaching the public.

Governor Gumby
Pat Quinn released his 2012 tax returns on Friday at 3 p.m. In PDF format.

Well, you can't say he's not transparent.

Winning The Internet
The Chicago Teachers Union with this meme.

Red-Light District
Kind of like the time Jerry and Elaine had to have sex to save the friendship.

"Gov. Pat Quinn isn't saying whether he'd support legislation boosting the speed limit on Illinois interstates and tollways," the Springfield State Journal-Register reports.

But he'll let us know one Friday afternoon in PDF format.


The Weekend Desk Tip Line: To protect and serve.


The Sound Opinions Weekend Desk Listening Report: "Decades after his death, UK songwriter Nick Drake gets his due. Jim and Greg talk legacy and tribute albums with Drake producer Joe Boyd. And later, they review the new album from Canadian shoegazers The Besnard Lakes."


The Flying Saucer Weekend Brunch Report: Secret specials menu this weekend available only in person.


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: Puerto Rican Culture & Music- AfriCaribe


AfriCaribe performs traditional song and dance influenced from Puerto Rican and Caribbean cultures.

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

Watch online.


Race & Chicago Politics: From Harold Washington to Today


Panelists explore Harold Washington's historic election and time as mayor, and examine the influence of race in politics in Washington's time and today. Moderated by Laura Washington, panelists include Will Burns, David Axelrod, Michael Dawson, and Jackie Grimshaw.

Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21.


New Directions in the Struggle for Social Justice in South Africa


Civil rights attorney and African National Congress member Albie Sachs reflects on the end of apartheid in South Africa two decades ago and strategies for promoting basic rights and social justice there today.

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


Hate Crimes involving Race, Gender, & Sexual Orientation in Chicago


Paul Schewe and Alicia Phoenix Matthews of UIC, shed light on the rates of hate crimes committed against different communities, including racial minorities, LGBTQ individuals, and women.

Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on CAN TV21.


Poet Kwame Dawes


Ghanaian-born Jamaican poet Kwame Dawes shares his latest works during the Presidential Lecture Series at Northeastern Illinois University.

Sunday at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21.


Taking it to the Streets: Principal Hobson


Demetrius Hobson, principal of the Matthew Alexander Henson School, shares his approach to managing a CPS school where 92% of the students are from low-income families.

Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on CAN TV19.


Posted on April 27, 2013

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TV - WGN Rediscovers Backyard Chickens Again.
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SPORTS - Beachwood Sports Radio: The Problem With The Cubs Fan Ban.

BOOKS - The Vicksburg Assaults.

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