Artbeat Chicago, episode 404

In this episode of Artbeat Chicago, the renovation and renewal of the Chicago Theater district is discussed, a young actress playing the role of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson is profiled, a throng of classic black art is showcased in the downtown gallery scene, and a production based on the life of Peggy Guggenheim is visited. Studs Terkel briefly appears in the piece on Mahalia Jackson. Continue reading