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  • Thinking Ahead: How to prepare this year to be ready for next tax season

    We trust you made it through this tax season whether or not you’re satisfied with how it turned out. CPA Richard Heinz stopped by the studio to give some advice on what to do this year to prepare for next tax season. Take a look.

  • Relive The Moment 108 Years In the Making with MIRACLE

    MIRACLE The Musical recaps the moments loyal Cubs fans waited for their entire lives; winning the World Series in 2016. Lead Producer Bill Marovitz stopped by CLTV studios to talk about the production. Relive the moments by getting tickets to the show at

  • CCLF Invests in the Community

    Chicago Community Loan Fund is dedicated to doing its part in developing Chicago’s south and west sides. For 27 years CCLF has provided funds for developments like affordable housing, shopping malls, individual businesses. They even helped fund a new Jewel-Osco in the Woodland neighborhood. This is the first grocery store in that neighborhood in 40 years. Watch to learn how you can attend a workshop about the development process.  

  • Get on the Right Path to Your Purpose with Nicholas Pearce

    Often many of us make choices without thinking of how they contribute to our life’s purpose. Dr. Nicholas Pearce challenges us to connect the soul to your goal in his new book “Purpose Path.” Listen in to learn the five questions he says everyone should ask on their path to purpose.

  • Reaching The Youth Through Music

    Pastor Charles Jenkins has stepped down as Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, but he is stepping up for the youth. Jenkins says seeing the violence in and around the city was part of the inspiration for a youth music summer camp proposal. Find out the big players getting involved with the cause and how you can get updates on the progress of the camp. Take a look.

  • Head Over to First Folio Theatre for All Childish Things

    What happens when a group of childhood friends and Star Wars fans get together to plan a heist? Actor Eric Eilersen gives a sneak peak into the stage play All Childish Things showing now at First Folio Theatre. Take a look.

  • Help Make Strides Toward Education Equity at the Push Excel MLK Scholarship Breakfast

    Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr stopped by CLTV studios to speak on an important cause, educational equity. Rev. Jackson and PUSH Excel aim to bridge the gap through scholarship. Listen to find out how you can help a teen reach their educational goals on Martin Luther King, Jr Day. Take a look.

  • Get Ready To Laugh at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Fest

    It’s that time of year again. Time to shake the winter blues at the 18th annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival. Two performers in the festival stopped by the studio to talk about what people can expect this year. Take a look.  

  • Playgoers Are Haunted By The Woman In Black

    Many people know that filmmakers use fancy graphics and special effects to scare viewers, but how do you explain the haunting in a live stage play? Play critics call The Woman in Black a dark tense thriller.  With just two actors, the play terrifies the audience. Director Robin Herford came on set to talk about the play which is showing now through February 17th at the Royal George Theatre. Take a look.

  • A Children’s Book Author Aims to Help Build Self Esteem for Young Black Girls

    Teaching children to love themselves just the way they are is essential to building positive self image. Author Shavondra Walker aims to do just that in her new book “Black Girl Shine.” The book contains positive affirmations for your Black girls to love who they are, and aspire to greatness in the future. Watch the interview to learn Walker’s inspiration for the book and how you can get a signed copy. Take a look.

  • Learn How to Talk to Children About Grief in “Where’s Taylor?”

    Adults often have a hard time dealing with the loss of a loved one. One can only image it’s even more difficult for children. In her book “Where’s Taylor?”, Michelle Redd Newell explains how to talk to children about coping with death and loss. The idea for the book came after dealing with the passing of her 4-year-old niece, Taylor. On Thursday, November 29th, Redd-Newell will have a book launch and panel discussion on this important topic. Take a look […]

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