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Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | October 20th, 2019 | Larry Potash, Elton John Tribute, Paul Rudd, Seafood and Apples

10/20/2019
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Join Dean for a jam packed show of Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning. This week, Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science. (17:45) Next, This Week In Theater gets covered in sequins as Elton John Tribute Colte Julian joins Dean […]

Duration:01:36:30

Larry Potash Gives an Inside Look at “Backstory with Larry Potash” (10/20/19)

10/20/2019
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Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science. You can stream the show live at WGNTV.com/live or the replays on WGN-TV on Sundays at 11pm or Wednesdays at 7pm. Plus, catch up on all of the past seasons at WGNTV.com/Backstory.

Duration:00:07:18

In Love with the Sights, Smells and Sounds of Fall? Kuipers Family Farm Has It All!

10/20/2019
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Kim Kuipers is the owner of Kuipers Family Farm. Kim and her family run the 230 acre farm in Maple Park, IL where they are best known for their apples, pumpkins, corn mazes, haunted walks and much more. With the Kuipers Family Farm offering over 30 different types of apples, Kim talks with Dean about the different tastes and varieties that you can expect when you visit. Plus, Kim lets you know which pumpkins are best for pies and which […]

Duration:00:12:36

Something’s Fishy on this Edition of FoodTime

10/20/2019
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October is National Seafood Month so to celebrate, Chef Lucas Montoya of Ocean Prime Chicago joins Dean to talk about all things seafood. Are you new to eating or cooking seafood? Listen in as Montoya gives his recommendations on which fish are the best to begin eating and cooking. Plus, you’ll get expert tips on how to cook salmon, clams and many more of your seafood favorites.

Duration:00:13:33

Sunday Morning’s Alright For Fighting

10/20/2019
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This Week In Theater gets covered in sequins as Elton John Tribute Colte Julian joins Dean to talk about his return to the Apollo Theater with the Chicago Premiere of Wonderful Crazy Night, A New Elton John Tribute Concert. Julian talks about the similarities that he shares with Elton’s upbringing and how it has helped him get into character for the show. The show is December 6th, 7th and 8th only, get your tickets today by visiting ApolloTheater.com.

Duration:00:16:20

Mashup: FoodTime and This Week in Theater with Philip Potempa

10/13/2019
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This Week in Theater gets mashed up with FoodTime as food writer and theater critic Philip Potempa joins the show. First, the FoodTime portion, Potempa talks about his new book, ‘Back from the Farm: Family Recipes and Memories of a Lifetime.’ The book is littered with home style recipes that are accompanied by interesting, warm stories that tell the origins of those recipes. Potempa also breaks down the latest in the theater scene and gives you his recommendations. Hear what’s […]

Duration:00:16:01

Tiosha Bailey, Executive Director of Komen Chicago

10/13/2019
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Tiosha Bailey, Komen Chicago’s Executive Director joins the show. Komen Chicago collaborates with federally qualified heath centers to enact a plan that addresses socio-economic barriers to care and health system fragmentation. Bailey explains the importance of breast cancer awareness, how to self check if you have breast cancer and what you should do, if you do.

Duration:00:08:19

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | October 13th, 2019 | Larry Potash, ‘The Barber of Seville,’ Food/Theater Guest Philip Potempa, Komen’s Tiosha Bailey

10/13/2019
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It’s Dean’s favorite weekend, marathon weekend! First, in light of the Chicago Marathon, Dave Schwan delivers his Far Flung Forecast for Athens, Greece where the first marathon was finished. Hear what happened to Phidippides, the first man to run that marathon, after he delivered the news that the Persians were coming to invade. (8:08) Then, Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every […]

Duration:00:58:59

Larry Potash Gives an Inside Look at “Backstory with Larry Potash” (10/13/19)

10/13/2019
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Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science. You can stream the show live at WGNTV.com/live or the replays on WGN-TV on Sundays at 11pm or Wednesdays at 7pm. Plus, catch up on all of the past seasons at WGNTV.com/Backstory.

Duration:00:09:51

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | October 6th, 2019 | Larry Potash, This Week in Theater, A Red Carpet Premiere, George Takei, FoodTime

10/6/2019
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First, Dave Schwan delivers a Far Flung Forecast, this week from Riverhead, New York. Riverhead is known as the location that an RCA Communications outpost intercepted a signal from the Soviet Union’s Sputnik on October 4th, 1957. (11:52) Then, Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing […]

Duration:01:47:32

“Ohhhh My” George Takei of Star Trek Joins Dean Richards

10/6/2019
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George Takei, known best for his role as Sulu in the original Star Trek television series, talks about coming to Chicago on October, 14th to host the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s “The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits.” The concert features a spaced theme environment at the Symphony Center to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Takei also talks about meeting astronauts and sharing mutual heroic feelings with them. Finally, Takei talks about his time as a prisoner in an […]

Duration:00:15:54

Dean Richards’ FoodTime: Restaurants Without Walls

10/6/2019
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Simon Mikhail is the owner of Si-Pie Pizzeria and seven virtual restaurants. Mikhail talks about the concept of virtual restaurants and how his business has grown thanks to one of the biggest trends in the food industry. Mikhail says more people these days are interested in comfort over experience which has played a huge factor into his seven wall-less restaurants. Listen to Mikhail talk about the future of food and what you can expect from virtual dining. Si-Pie Pizzeria has […]

Duration:00:16:14

Interviews From the ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Red Carpet Premiere

10/6/2019
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Dean was in LA for the red carpet premiere of ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ and brought back with him WGN exclusive interviews with members of the cast. Listen to Dean break down his time on the carpet and the conversations that he had with Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Keegan Michael Key and more.

Duration:00:15:33

Larry Potash Gives an Inside Look at “Backstory with Larry Potash” (10/06/19)

10/6/2019
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Dean talks with WGN-TV’s very own, Larry Potash about what’s to come in the fourth season of his Backstory with Larry Potash. Join Potash every Saturday night in October as he dives into the stories behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science. You can stream the show live at WGNTV.com/live or the replays on WGN-TV on Sundays at 11pm or Wednesdays at 7pm. Plus, catch up on all of the past seasons at WGNTV.com/Backstory.

Duration:00:11:04

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | September 22nd, 2019 | Far Flung Forecast, Gary Pressy Plays the Organ, Kris Vire Talks Theater, Emmy Preview

9/22/2019
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First, Dean remembers the Cubs on WGN-TV as they aired the final game on WGN-TV, Saturday. (0:00) Then, Dave Schwan delivers his weekly Far Flung Forecast. This week he goes across the pond to Highbury, England for a connection to the Fab Four’s fab fifth. (8:56) Next, Cubs’ organist Gary Pressy joins Dean live from the Wrigley Field organ booth to play the Beatles and talk about his time with the Cubs. Then Pressy teases, what could be, his final […]

Duration:00:56:54

Theater Writer Kris Vire Shares His Latest Reviews

9/22/2019
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Theater writer and editor, Kris Vire, talks about why he’s excited for Tiny Beautiful Things, obsessed with Into the Woods, and why everyone is talking about Oslo. Vire also talks about why he thinks the play The King’s Speech doesn’t hold up to the movie version. Subscribe to Vire’s newsletter, Storefront Rebellion, for exclusive theater news and reviews.

Duration:00:15:43

A Far Flung Forecast with a Connection to the Fifth Beatle

9/22/2019
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Dave Schwan delivers his weekly Far Flung Forecast. This week he goes across the pond to Highbury, England for a connection to the Fab Four’s fab fifth…

Duration:00:07:56

Gary Pressy Teases His Final Tune at Wrigley Field

9/22/2019
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Cubs’ organist Gary Pressy joins Dean live from the Wrigley Field organ booth to play the Beatles and talk about his time with the Cubs. Then Pressy teases, what could be, his final tune and game at Wrigley.

Duration:00:08:37

Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning | September 15th, 2019 | Full Show Live From the Blackhawks Training Camp Festival

9/15/2019
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First, Dean and Steve Cochran talk with Blackhawk greats Jay Blunk (9:49), Troy Murray (19:44), Chris Chelios (29:44) and Brian Campbell (49:51). Listen to all of the interviews recorded live from the Blackhawks Training Camp Festival at the United Center. Then, if you’ve been to a Cubs game then you’ve heard him play. He’s got one job, but it’s a big one, ensure there’s no silence during “downtime” at Wrigley Field. Listen to Gary Pressy, Chicago Cubs’ organist, talk with […]

Duration:01:30:43

Legally Blonde Stars Shine at the United Center

9/15/2019
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Cast members of “Legally Blonde The Musical” join Dean for this week in theater live from the United Center. They talk about the show and perform a tune live on air. The last show is Sunday, September 15th, buy your tickets at CuttingHall.com.

Duration:00:08:03