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The CornerStore with Kevin Coval and Tara Mahadevan on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

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The CornerStore with Kevin Coval and Tara Mahadevan on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

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Great show

By nxlyD - Dec 28 2018
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Easily one of the best out there!

#ChicagoOverEverything

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This podcast makes you proud to be from Chicago.

iTunes Ratings

77 Ratings
Average Ratings
74
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2
1
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Great show

By nxlyD - Dec 28 2018
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Easily one of the best out there!

#ChicagoOverEverything

By Reginald van - Dec 12 2017
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This podcast makes you proud to be from Chicago.

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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The CornerStore

Latest release on Jan 12, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Sunnie | Breaking down graffiti terminology, growing up as a writer, and more

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Sunnie drops in the Cornerstore to break down some graffiti terminology & talk about growing up as a writer & maintaining his street practice despite the city’s draconian legislation.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3648474/3648474_2019-06-14-221614.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 19 2019

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Rank #2: Max The Snacktor | His 5 years in Chicago and working in the art scene; Curating shows with Young Chicago Authors, and more

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On this episode, Kevin Coval and Mercedes Zapata talk with Max The Snacktor as he shares insight into his upbringing in LA; his visual artistry and being the co-founder of Chicago Sleepers; working with Young Chicago Authors and the various shows he’s curated; and much more.

Max is leaving Chicago to return back home to LA and begin working with the great people at Secret Walls. The team can’t thank him enough for all that he has done and will continue to do for the art world. This isn’t farewell, this is see you later!

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3737772/3737772_2020-03-08-230312.64kmono.mp3

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Mar 24 2020

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Rank #3: Giving Room Skating Co. | Being a charitable skating company, starting a company with your friends, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Giving Room Skating Co. about starting a company with your friends and working towards becoming a non-profit, being a charitable skating company, traveling to India to create memorable experiences for young skaters out there and more.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3647268/3647268_2019-06-11-183308.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 11 2019

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Rank #4: DJ Chava | Path to becoming a DJ, moving from Mexico to Wisconsin, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with DJ Chava about her path to becoming a DJ, her work transgressing cultures and cities, and got the chance to speak with Chava and her mother about moving from Mexico to Wisconsin and more.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3678302/3678302_2019-09-11-230602.64kmono.mp3

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Sep 18 2019

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Rank #5: Plant Shop Chicago | Growing up and making graffiti in Chicago, developing an interest in horticulture, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with the good guys at Plant Shop Chicago about growing up and making graffiti in Chicago, developing an interest in horticulture, and starting Plant Shop Chicago.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3662710/3662710_2019-07-21-153610.64kmono.mp3
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Jul 30 2019

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Rank #6: DJ King Marie | Being a genre-bending creative, debut EP: The Prelude, and more

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This week the Cornerstore spoke with DJ King Marie about the deep culture & Filipina family roots that influence her art, being a genre-bending creative & her debut house-influenced EP, The Prelude.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3666956/3666956_2019-08-06-061856.64kmono.mp3

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Aug 20 2019

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Rank #7: Kel of the J4F Crew | Life in graffiti, becoming on of the most prolific street artists, and more

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We talked to Kel of the J4F crew about his life in graffiti & in the streets & growing to become one of the most prolific street artists in the history of Chicago.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3678300/3678300_2019-09-11-233500.64kmono.mp3

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Oct 01 2019

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Rank #8: The Cornerstore Podcast: Nappy Head Club founder Rachel Topping & Photographer Lil Rach

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The Cornerstore spoke with Nappy Head Club founder Rachel Topping about the company’s mission to uplift black women and create a space for a healthy and empowering conversation about black hair.  Also joining us is Lil Rach (Rachel Bernard) who spoke about her start in photography, her influences in nature and rural living in Fox Valley, and her upcoming work including a photo exhibit at the YCA gallery in June.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3644721/3644721_2019-06-02-150221.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 04 2019

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Rank #9: Jacob King & Cameron Bundy | FDC Studios, finding their craft in Chicago, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Jacob King & Cameron Bundy about finding their craft and community coming up in Chicago, their work creating a pop up space and creative hub opening FDC Studios, and other projects they are working on like Mr. Sun and more.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3635806/3635806_2019-05-02-011906.64kmono.mp3

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May 07 2019

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Rank #10: Angie Star | Upbringing as a Creative Chicago native, work with the Silver Room, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Angie Star about her upbringing as a creative Chicago native, her work with Silver Room, being a part of a Young Chicago Authors gallery photo show and more upcoming work.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3649809/3649809_2019-06-19-220009.64kmono.mp3

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Jun 25 2019

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Rank #11: Uter | Beginning to spray paint, developing his style, and more

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This week the Cornerstore spoke with Uter his southern roots, beginning to spray paint, developing his style, what influences his work and more.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3671064/3671064_2019-08-21-231904.64kmono.mp3

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Sep 11 2019

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Rank #12: Tanya Lozano | Healthy Hood; Justice work; and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Tanya Lozano, community architect & founder of Healthy Hood, a non-profit health & arts organization. We talked to Tanya about her family lineage in activism, justice work & being a female sneaker head.

We spoke to Tanya before her and her family were targeted by white supremacists agitators. We proudly stand with Tanya & The Lozano Family & their contributions & sacrifices to making Chicago & the world a more just place for us all.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3680147/3680147_2019-09-18-234847.64kmono.mp3

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Sep 24 2019

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Rank #13: Jeremy & Farrah | Creating artwork as a couple, their show “Forms Of Rest”, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Jeremy & Farrah blake about their upbringing and creative backgrounds, creating their artwork as a duo/couple, their show “Forms Of Rest” currently on view at the Young Chicago Authors gallery and more.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3638834/3638834_2019-05-12-114334.64kmono.mp3

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May 14 2019

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Rank #14: Kaina | Building a community of friends and loved ones around her music, her debut project “Next To The Sun”, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Kaina about starting to make music in Chicago, building a community of friends and loved ones around her music, her debut project “Next To The Sun” set to me released on Friday July 12th and more.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3654513/3654513_2019-07-03-232413.64kmono.mp3

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Jul 09 2019

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Rank #15: Raych Jackson & Idris Goodwin | LIVE from Soho House Chicago

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In a special live edition of the Cornerstore, authors Raych Jackson and Idris Goodwin read from and speak about their new books, “Even the Saints Audition” & “Can I Kick It.”

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3714717/3714717_2020-01-23-005117.64kmono.mp3

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Mar 17 2020

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Rank #16: David Heo | "Honey & Smoke" Solo Show, arts education, and more

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This week the Cornerstore spoke with David Heo about growing up as an Asian American in the south, how he truly feels about his arts education, his solo show at Vertical Gallery “Honey & Smoke” on display now and more!

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3737771/3737771_2020-03-08-233411.64kmono.mp3

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Mar 10 2020

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Rank #17: avery r. young | Decades in the Chicago & international soul/House/poetry scene, his NEW projects Tubman & Neckbone, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with the hardest working man in show bizness avery r. young (lowercase) talks about decades in the Chicago & international soul/House/poetry scene & his NEW projects Tubman & Neckbone, visual poems on Northwestern University Press.

 

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Aug 27 2019

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Rank #18: Jeff Weiss | West Coast rap canon, Passion of the Weiss, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Jeff Weiss about the West Coast rap canon, launching and running the blog Passion of the Weiss, and his newest endeavor, TheLAnd magazine.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3632661/3632661_2019-04-21-153101.64kmono.mp3

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Apr 23 2019

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Rank #19: Cornerstore | Mini Mart LIVE featuring Tara Carsner, Mosher Show, Samantha Smyser & Ajani Jones.

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The Cornerstore spoke with Tara Carsner, Mosher Show, Samantha Smyser & Ajani Jones for mini interviews live on the radio on Tuesday, July 30th about their impact in each of their creative communities from work at ComplexCon and Nike’s creative incubator to murals around the city and release of new music.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3666955/3666955_2019-08-06-061755.64kmono.mp3

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Aug 06 2019

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Rank #20: Bob Teitel | Chicago roots, producing iconic films from the 90’s until today, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Bob Teitel about his roots in Chicago, producing iconic films from the 90’s until today, and exciting new projects.

http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3666957/3666957_2019-08-06-060057.64kmono.mp3

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Aug 13 2019

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