In Ben Loves Chicago, which ran for three years on Chicago network WPWR, host Ben Hollis showcases offbeat, niche, parts of “Chicagoland”. This week he visits: a wakeboarding tournament, a movie (Home Alone 3) casting, O'Hare airport, a planetarium, and a local school.
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0:39Copy video clip URL “Ben Loves Chicago” opening.
1:21Copy video clip URL Ben goes to a wakeboard tournament on the Fox River. He watches them perform and talks the boarders about wake boarding. He also talks to some of the boat owners.
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4:52Copy video clip URL Ben visits a casting call for Home Alone 3 at the Thompson center. He talks to the director about what they’re looking for, and then talks to the kids about how they’re feeling. He then talks to some of the parents and grandparents around.
8:18Copy video clip URL Ben goes to O’Hare Airport to talk to some of the musicians that perform there. He starts a competition with a saxophone player to see who can make more money performing for 15 minutes.
12:56Copy video clip URL Ben does an Instant Talkshow segment outside Adler Planetarium by the lake. He talks to people walking around, and asks them where they’re from, and about their families.
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17:50Copy video clip URL Ben visits the home of an inventor and sees all of his custom robots and designs. He talks to him about his life, and to some of his neighbors.
22:19Copy video clip URL Ben visits the Rosenwald School, and has the kids send a message to their parents on the camera.
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24:44Copy video clip URL Ben returns to Fox River and tries wake boarding. Ben closes the show. P.O. Box. Credits.
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