Ben Loves Chicago 9819

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: La Havanita Cigar Factory, a blues lounge, and an art gallery.

0:30Copy video clip URL Color bars. Episode information screen. 

1:58Copy video clip URL Ben Loves Chicago introduction sequence. 

2:43Copy video clip URL Ben visits La Havanita Cigar Factory and Pothead ceramics store. He talks to the owners of both stores about the history of the places. He looks at the merchandise. He watches them roll cigars, and then watches customers paint pottery. 

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10:27Copy video clip URL Ben goes to a Blues Lounge to hear Sugar Blue perform. Footage of him singing and playing harmonica. He talks about his history as a performer and his Chicago influences. 

15:15Copy video clip URL Ben does an Instant Talk Show segment in a hot tub. He talks to people that work in the spa, and some of the patrons. 

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20:47Copy video clip URL Ben visits Morelen Sinoway, an art gallery that sells and displays decorative stamps. He says they commemorate historical events that the US post office does not.

24:48Copy video clip URL Cut to black. 

25:48Copy video clip URL P.O. box and phone number. Ben closes the show. Credits.

27:41Copy video clip URL Video ends. 



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