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December 3, 2008

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This week on the show, we're kick starting the holiday season with a program about celebrating the holidays in an urban environment. We'll speak with Cindy Gatziolas of the Chicago Mayor's Office of Special Events . She'll tell us about the city's plans for the holidays, and how a city works with private organizations to make the season bright.

Then, what's Christmas in the city without a Christmas carol? We'll speak with sound designer Lindsay Jones about bringing the sounds of Charles Dickens' London to life in the theatre.

All that, plus we'll have a line-up of our own ghosts of Christmas past. We've brought back some of our favorite guests and friends of the show to discuss their holiday plans, and what makes the city such a special place to celebrate this time of year.

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