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The Patti Vasquez Show 03.18.19 | Bonzo Squad Live Performance, Dr. Kathy Tynus warns us of flu season, Dr. Bill Maher’s upcoming comedy performance and more..

3/19/2019
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Tonight on The Patti Vasquez Show: Chicago instrumental ensemble Bonzo Squad joins us in the studio for a live performance in our Allstate Performance Studio. Members of Bonzo Squad include Corbin Andrick (Bonzo) on saxophones and flute, Andrew Lawrence on keyboards and synthesizers, Andrew Vogt on bass, and Zack Marks on drums. For all intents and purposes, lets call them Corbin, Lawrence, Vogt, and Marks. The group formed as the house band of a jam session at Lilly’s in 2014. […]

Duration:01:16:55

The Patti Vasquez Show 03.15.19 |Dave Lundy and Mike Turner talk news, ‘What’s That From’, and fun listener trivia!

3/16/2019
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It’s another Friday night of fun with Patti Vasquez and the gang! On this weeks show, Patti is joined by her good friend and WGN contributor Dave Lundy, as well as Mike Turner who is the Deputy Mayor of Woodstock Illinois. Chiming in throughout the show is producer Curtis Koch and Roger Badesch in the newsroom. To start off the show, Patti talks to Susan Danenberger of Danenberger Vineyards on Binge and Uncorked. Susan and Patti suggest to you the […]

Duration:01:48:48

May the force be with you! Get prepared for the annual Star Wars Celebration with President and CEO of Rancho Obi Wan Steve Sansweet

3/15/2019
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May the force be with you! It’s almost that time of the year, Chicago. The Annual Chicago Star Wars Celebration is set to commence in just a few weeks. President and CEO of Rancho Obi Wan Steve Sansweet calls into The Patti Vasquez and geeks out with Patti and Elliot Serrano as Sansweet prepares for the Star Wars Celebration here in Chicago April 11-15. Tickets can be purchased here. Do you have a favorite Star Wars memory? Listen to some […]

Duration:00:18:29

The Patti Vasquez Show 03.14.19 | State Rep. Sara Feignholtz calls in, Silvino da Silva joins us in the studio, we’re having a T.V. Party with John Teti and geeking out with CEO if Rancho Obi Wan Steve Sansweet.

3/15/2019
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Tonight on The Patti Vasquez Show: We kick off the show talking to State Representative Sara Feignholtz about recent bill changes in Springfield like Tobacco21 and LGBTQ inclusion education in Illinois, but one caller says he’s fed up with “culture wars” that result in lawful changes. Director of Marketing and Communications at the Ruth Page Center for Arts, Silvino da Silva, joins us in the studio to give us all the details on what’s to come March 22 as the […]

Duration:01:58:38

The Patti Vasquez Show 3.13.19 | Shepherd’s College, the 5G revolution, Dr. Dingman and more

3/14/2019
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Tonight on the Patti Vasquez Show: CNN legal analyst Renato Mariotti weighs in on the new sentencing for Paul Manafort and the latest on the college admissions scandal that broke Tuesday. Patti welcomes Brian Page, Senior Vice President of Advancement at Shepherd’s College, to talk about providing higher education opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brian talks about the history of Shepherd’s College, the way the college tailors their curriculum and...

Duration:01:40:05

Shepherd’s College provides a place for those with intellectual disabilities to pursue higher education

3/14/2019
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Patti welcomes Brian Page, Senior Vice President of Advancement at Shepherd’s College, to talk about providing higher education opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brian talks about the history of Shepherd’s College, the way the college tailors their curriculum and living arrangements to students, and his own family’s pursuit of higher education for their son who has intellectual disabilities.

Duration:00:18:46

Author Patrick Radden Keefe talks new book “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland”

3/13/2019
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Patti sits down with acclaimed author Patrick Radden Keefe as he talks about his harrowing new book, “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland”, which tells the story of Jean McConville, a thirty-eight-year-old mother of ten, was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders in 1972.

Duration:00:22:47

The Patti Vasquez Show 3.12.19 | College admissions controversy, Smoke Daddy, Lakeview Supper Club and author Patrick Radden Keefe

3/13/2019
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Tonight on the Patti Vasquez Show: Don Jackson, a college sports law professor and veteran sports attorney, joins Patti Vasquez on the phone to weigh in on the college admissions controversy that has engulfed a number of high profile individuals including celebrities Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman. Sammi Saliba from Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce and Mallory McSweeney from Smoke Daddy Lakeview drop by to talk about the new social club with a big appetite, the Lakeview Supper Club....

Duration:01:48:12

Sports attorney Don Jackson weighs in on college admissions controversy

3/13/2019
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Don Jackson, a college sports law professor and veteran sports attorney, joins Patti Vasquez on the phone to weigh in on the college admissions controversy that has engulfed a number of high profile individuals including celebrities Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.

Duration:00:44:59

The Patti Vasquez Show 03.11.19 | It’s Music Monday! Patti’s opening for Jim Breuer, John Bolger talks Saturday’s Aurora Strong Fundraiser

3/12/2019
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Tonight on the Patti Vasquez Show: It’s Music Monday! Rosie and the Rivets join us live in our Allstate Performance Studio to take us back to the 50’s. The Premier Retro Rock & Roll plays the best danceable music of the 1950’s and early 60’s, plus current music with a retro twist. Comedian Jim Breuer calls in while on the road with his favorite nostalgic stories and more. Meanwhile, Patti preps for to open for Jim this Friday, March 15th […]

Duration:01:19:00

Patti shares memories with Comedian Jim Breuer

3/12/2019
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Comedian Jim Breuer calls in while on the road with his favorite nostalgic stories and more. Meanwhile, Patti preps for to open for Jim this Friday, March 15th at Genesee Theatre. Tickets are available on Ticketmaster. Don’t miss out!

Duration:00:22:49

The Patti Vasquez Show 3.7.19 | Wellness Wednesday, St. Patrick’s Day with the Irish American Heritage Center and author and historian Adam Selzer

3/8/2019
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Tonight on the Patti Vasquez Show: Dr. Kathy Tynus from Northwestern Hospital joins Patti for Wellness Wednesday to talk about Alex Trebek’s diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, how often you should really be going to the doctor’s office and how medical professionals manage the emotional labor of caring for patients.’ Kathy O’Neil and Teri O’Connell from the Irish American Heritage Center preview the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Plus, chart your Irish heritage and find out how to get...

Duration:01:38:33

The Patti Vasquez Show 3.5.19 | LOL! Stand-Up For Scholars, Captain Marvel review and Cinema Femme

3/6/2019
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Tonight on the Patti Vasquez Show: The amazing women from Auxiliary of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage and Delnor Hospitals stop by to discus an evening of stand-up comedy, music, and fundraising. The event featuring Patti, emcee Paul Farahvar, and live music by Dr. Tony Altimari & The Vital Signs. Proceeds benefit the next generation of caregivers by raising funds for the Auxiliary Scholarship Program. For tickets, follow this link. In the wake of actor Luke Perry’s sudden passing, Dr....

Duration:01:52:52

Actress Ali Goodman gets personal about her experiences as a special needs mom

3/5/2019
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Actress Ali Goodman joins us in the studio as she shares her most difficult moments as a special needs mom.

Duration:00:24:26

The Patti Vasquez Show 03.04.19 | It’s Music Monday! Pop rock band Molehill performs live in our Allstate Performance studio, Actress Ali Goodman shares her story as a special needs mom, Jen Zanotti says stop apologizing and more

3/5/2019
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Tonight on The Patti Vasquez Show: Actress Ali Goodman joins us in the studio as she shares her most difficult moments as a special needs mom. It’s Music Monday! Pop rock band Molehill performs live from out Allstate Performances studio. Hear what they have to say about their upcoming projects and more. Be sure to check out Molehill’s latest music here. The Village of Niles won a snow cleaning award and our friend Fred Braun tells us how. Rumor has […]

Duration:01:50:16

The Patti Vasquez Show 03.01.19 | Binge and Uncork with Susan Danenberg, Elliot Serrano and more join our Finally Friday panel discussion and more..

3/2/2019
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Tonight on The Patti Vasquez Show: We binge and uncork on Netflix Original Sex Education with Wine Expert Susan Daneneberg. Though the show is funny, awkward and everything in between Susan says surprisingly there’s a great amount of real life lessons to be learned from the show. Author Alex Kotlowotz calls in to tell us all about his book latest book An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago. The book follows the lives of individuals who have emerged from […]

Duration:02:03:48

The Patti Vasquez Show 02.28.19 | Chicago Tribune Cartoonist Scott Stantis, Verizon Wireless Public Relations Manager Andy Choi, and DB Sweeney joins the conversation

3/1/2019
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Tonight on The Patti Vasquez Show: We’re talking the Chicago mayoral race, Micheal Cohen’s testimony before Congress, and more. Chicago Tribune Cartoonist Scott Stantis joins us in the studio to give us his Cartoon Round-up. Do you remember the old duck and cover? Well, Scott says we’re not too far from the old days. Check out why he thinks ‘duck and cover’ is making a comeback here. Tonight’s tech guru is Verizon Wireless Public Relations Manager Andy Choi. Andy gives […]

Duration:02:03:48

The Patti Vasquez Show 2.26.19 | Election Night in Chicago

2/27/2019
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Tonight on the Patti Vasquez Show: The results are in! Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle will face-off in an historic run-off election for Mayor of Chicago. Patti is joined by a rotating panel of commentators and thinkers weighing in on the results and the coming six-weeks. Plus, she recaps another major race…the Academy Awards! Matt Fagerholm of rogerebert.com and indieoutlook.com shares his stories from the press box and his thoughts on the winners and losers.

Duration:01:26:26

The Patti Vasquez Show 2.25.19 | Wine, chocolate, and memories kick off the show. Plus, a live performance by band Nasty Snacks this Music Monday

2/26/2019
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Tonight on The Patti Vasquez Show: In true Monday fashion we kick off the show with some motivation and advice from our friend Jen Zanotti. Wine expert Michelle Glover and Chocolatier Journey Shannon join us in the studio as we discussed the upcoming Chocolate, Wine, and Spirits Expo. Plus they brought along some treats! Comedians Paul Faravhar and Graham Elwood join the conversation as we remember our friend Comedian Brody Stevens who passed last Friday. Did you watch the Oscars? […]

Duration:01:56:34

Wine Expert Michelle Glover and Chocolatier Journey Shannon join us in the studio

2/26/2019
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Wine expert Michelle Glover and Chocolatier Journey Shannon join us in the studio as we discussed the upcoming Chocolate, Wine, and Spirits Expo. Plus they along some treats!

Duration:00:20:10