Created by Chicago Public Radio in 2006, Chicago Amplified is a web-based audio archive of the most exciting and informative public programming happening throughout the Chicago region.
The project strives to increase access to ongoing public discourse and encourage us all to join it. Audio files are available for streaming or download.
Here are just a few of the events you can listen to from Chicago Amplified:
- Poetry Saloon at Noon & the Sulzer Regional Library »
- David Misch discusses his new book, Funny: The Book—Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comedy »
- Thomas Dyja discusses his book The Third Coast »
- The Great Migration: a conversation with Timuel D. Black, Jr., Linda Johnson Rice and Adam Green »
- John F. Hogan and Alex A. Burkholder discuss their new book, Fire Strikes the Chicago Stock Yards »
- Chicago native Michael Hainey discusses his memoir, After Visiting Friends »
- Science writer Neil Shubin presents his new book, The Universe Within »
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses her memoir, My Beloved World »
- Greg Borzo discusses his new book, Chicago Cable Cars »
Take this opportunity to explore new topics and share others’ experiences through educational events facilitated by some of the world’s foremost scholars, authors, artists, policymakers and community leaders.