Events

Host Lynn Sweet was joined by best-selling author Tim Miller to discuss his book, Trump and the future of the Republican Party. Sweet also checked in on Highland Park, two months after the July 4 parade massacre.
The Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ hosted four Chicago Public Media panels at Printers Row Lit Fest on Saturday, September 10.
Host Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter, was joined by author Mike Amezcua at the Printers Row Lit Fest for this in-person discussion on September 10, 2022.
At Printers Row Lit Fest on September 10, 2022, host Brett Chase was joined by guests Cheryl Johnson, Tarnynon Onumonu and Luis Carranza to pay homage to Hazel Johnson’s life and legacy.
Nykia Wright, Tracy Brown and event moderator Mary Mitchell lead a panel at the Black Women’s Expo on August 12 at 3:00 p.m. CT at McCormick Place.
For a special At The Table Primary Election Preview, our host Lynn Sweet was joined by the Sun-Times’ Tina Sfondeles and Fran Spielman and WBEZ’s Dave McKinney, Dan Mihalopoulos and Mariah Woelfel to discuss the latest on county, state and federal races on June 23, 2022.
Our host, Brett Chase, was joined for a live digital discussion on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Watch the conversation to learn about how community organizers are fighting pollution near industrial corridors on Chicago’s Southwest Side.
Our event moderator, Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter, was joined by special guests Brenda Duncan, JoLondon Jamerson and Eric Sirota on May 25.
Hosts Lynn Sweet and Laura Washington were joined by New York Times reporters and best-selling authors Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns, Sun-Times political reporter Tina Sfondeles and WBEZ politics reporter Dave McKinney on May 19, 2022.
The Chicago Sky’s head coach and general manager, James Wade, joined Equal Play podcast host and Sun-Times multimedia journalist, Annie Costabile, on May 5 at The Wiener’s Circle.
Our virtual spring experience will showcase our amazing community of makers and creatives.
For the 100th anniversary of Harold Washington’s birth, Laura Washington and Lynn Sweet were joined by Jacky Grimshaw, Center for Neighborhood Technology; former U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill; Peter Nolan, ex-NBC5 Chicago political reporter; Gary Rivlin, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Becky Vevea, WBEZ political reporter.
Join our event moderator, Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter and special guests on April 13 at 6:00 p.m. CT.
A sneak peek at our critic’s picks before the annual Academy Awards prediction contest that puts Sun-Times cinephiles to the test.
Sun-Times Federal Courts Reporter Jon Seidel, WBEZ Government & Politics Reporter Dan Mihalopoulos, Better Government Association Enterprise Reporter Rachel Hinton and former NATO Ambassador Ivo Daalder joined Lynn Sweet and Laura Washington At The Table on March 17 to discuss the indictment of former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan and the latest on the Ukraine war.
CNN’s Laura Coates, former Republican Governor of Illinois Jim Edgar and WBEZ’s Dave McKinney joined our hosts At The Table on Feb. 17 for a conversation on Biden’s Supreme Court pick, the gubernatorial primary, key congressional races and Trump’s influence on state and national politics.
Join us for a live digital discussion on Wednesday, February 16. Register now to learn about community planning in McKinley Park on Chicago’s Southwest Side.
Guests Jonathan Karl, chief Washington correspondent for ABC News, Delmarie Cobb, media and political consultant and Dave McKinney, Illinois politics and government reporter for WBEZ, joined our hosts At the Table on Jan. 20.
Cases of coronavirus in the city are up 85% over the previous week, according to the most recent data available from the Chicago Department of Public Health. That’s an average of over 3,796 new cases daily.
Guests Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill. and Madeleine Doubek, Executive Director of Change Illinois, joined our hosts At the Virtual Table on Dec. 16.
The celebration that draws hundred of thousands of worshippers was canceled in 2020 because of the pandemic.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth joined the Sun-Times At the Virtual Table Nov. 18 for a deep dive into the infrastructure bill and other pressing political issues for Illinois and the nation.
Join us for Local Live(s) — an evening of storytelling and entertainment
Featuring Robert Costa, national political reporter at the Washington Post and co-author, with Bob Woodward, of “Peril,” plus Sun-Times reporters Mitchell Armentrout and Tom Schuba.
Featuring newsmaker guests Illinois Senate President Don Harmon, State Rep. Kelly Cassidy and Rich Miller, publisher of CapitolFax.
Featuring newsmaker guests Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, D-Ill. and David Wasserman, House Editor, Cook Political Report with Amy Walter