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  • Our Morning News Show Intern says farewell to our Newsroom & you won’t forget her!

    Jeff let’s a morning news intern take over his segment to thank everyone and say goodbye as she leaves her internship with us to go be an intern for Man of the People.

  • Mae Ya Carter Ryan joins us once again with an incredible performance

    Mae Ya Carter Ryan is a 12-year-old gifted vocalist unlike any other yet noted in history, she has a magnificent sense of pitch and a powerful yet velvety voice. She is a self taught musical prodigy that arranges her versions of each song she performs, ad-libbing the vocals and the music. Mae Ya has studied the Suzuki method of piano and viola and recently decided to focus more on her singing. Having grown up with a family so devoted to […]

  • Reality TV star & professional tattoo artist Ryan Henry stops by the WGN Morning News

    RYAN HENRY, A BRILLIANT FREEHAND TATTOO ARTIST WHO HAS BEEN HARD AT WORK PERFECTING HIS CRAFT SINCE 2009. IN 2011 RYAN WAS CHOSEN BY ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST RECOGNIZABLE BLACK TATTOO ARTISTS, MIYA BAILEY, TO HELP EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON THE HISTORY OF BLACK TATTOO CULTURE AND SHOW THE HIGHLY SKILLED ARTISTS WHO ARE CREATING A NEW CULTURE TODAY. THE FILM, COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES: A TATTOO DOCUMENTARY(RELEASED IN 2012) FEATURES RYAN, GIVING HIM ANOTHER PLATFORM TO SHOWCASE HIS […]

  • Wayne Baker Brooks joins us performing ‘Because of you’ live on WGN Morning News

    Chicago’s own bluesman Wayne Baker Brooks, who plays a could of tunes and discusses the musical narrative he brings to his show that weaves through his influences and those of his father, Lonnie Brooks; letting the blues “breathe” and grow into other genres, and the task of balancing that with respect for the tradition of the art, the importance of being able to navigate the business of music as an independent artist and more. See Wayne at SPACE in Evanston on January […]

  • Around Town checks out WickedBall

    Wickedball at Yorktown Shopping Center: 332 Yorktown Shopping Center Lombard, IL 60148 wickedballchicago.com

  • Belinda Chang is ringing in the New Year with her favorite Champagnes & festive Wines

    From your first glass of Champagne to final fist bump of caviar, Belinda Chang warmly invites you into her circle of approachable luxury. An award-winning experiential story-teller and lifestyle expert, Belinda specializes in making epic moments every day occurrences. She joins us to share her champagne lifestyle along with her favorite bubbles and wine pairs to ring in any New Year! Nino Frano Rustico Prosecco $18 Delamotte Non Vintage $40 Schramsberg Mirabelle Rosé $25 Delamotte Rosé $75 Delamotte Blanc de […]

  • Musical guest, Chelsea Bain performs ‘Gonna Feel This in the Morning’ live on WGN Morning News

    Music as poignant as Chelsea Bain’s “Gonna Feel This in the Morning” or “Jaded” can only be the product of genuine experience. Her vocal delivery is as bold and unapologetic as her lyrics. Chelsea was born and raised a surprising and refreshing combination of a vibrant appearance, a light-hearted disposition, and a kick-ass attitude that she exudes in her life and her music. Raised on an Arizona ranch, she was surrounded by her two loves: country music and horses. At […]

  • Stefani Prime brought us a tasteful New Year treat with their delicious Linguine al Pescatore

    Stefani Prime in Lincolnwood is the latest concept by the Stefani Restaurant Group. Creating a modern meeting place between the city and the suburbs, Stefani Prime is a comfortable restaurant offering prime cuts, the freshest seafood, signature Italian dishes and more. More than just a steakhouse, the name Stefani Prime is a nod to offering the best of everything from premium fare to top notch service. Make it a PRIME New Year. Resolve to indulging more in 2019, starting with […]

  • Anjali Kumar went looking for God and ended up finding something else entirely

    Anjali Kumar is a Brooklyn born, first generation Indian American author, attorney, advisor, speaker, and “idea acupuncturist”. She explains her journey in an uplifting, funny talk about our shared humanity, she takes us on a spiritual pilgrimage to meet witches in New York, a shaman in Peru, an infamous “healer” in Brazil and others, sharing an important lesson: what binds us together is far stronger than what separates us, and our differences are not insurmountable. More Info: www.anjali-kumar.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/anjalikumarstalkinggod Twitter: https://twitter.com/anjalikumar […]

  • Mucca Pazza joins us performing their new song “War of Amusements” on WGN Morning News

    Mucca Pazza assembled itself in a steel mill parking lot along the Chicago river in 2004. Combining marching band traditions and street theater experience with rock ‘n’ roll sensibilities, Mucca Pazza quickly found a home for its 30-odd members in the thriving Chicago underground music scene. Their eccentric, frenetic visual presence, and genre-bending original compositions earned them critical praise and a loyal local following. Before long, with their live show’s reputation preceding them, Mucca Pazza began to branch out. Mucca Pazza will be celebrating 15 years of […]

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