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BLUES NEWS with CHICAGO SLIM®: The Talkin' Blues Podcast

The Talkin’ Blues Podcast with Mr. Mako Funasaka. Chicago Slim is featured on the exciting podcast that features Blues music makers. During Episode 320, we covered a broad range of topics, which included Slim’s personal musical journey and how several amazing Chicago Blues legends profoundly impacted his life and personal mission to make this world a better place. Please click on the image to be taken to the podcast. Thanks for taking time out of your busy day to give it a listen! 

Chicago Slim On Digital News

Chicago Slim talks to Digital Journal’s Editor-at-Large for Music News, Markos Papadatos, about Chicago Blues Society.

Chicago Blues Society is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles for underserved musicians of all genres and provides mentorship and musical enrichment for at-risk inner city youth.
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Dr. Daniel Ivankovich Purchases Uptown’s Historical Preston Bradley Center

The historically significant Preston Bradley Center at 941 W. Lawrence Ave. has been sold to Daniel Ivankovich, a renown spinal and trauma surgeon, philanthropist and blues musician, professionally known as Chicago Slim.

Ivankovich plans to rehab the church, cultural center and social services building into a home for his and other nonprofits. The building would act as an office space for the organizations and a community space for hosting health clinics, wellness seminars, and arts and cultural programs.

The Peoples Church will continue to use the Preston Bradley Center as a place of worship and as its headquarters for social services to neighbors in Uptown. 

Preston Bradley Center to be Reborn

Preston Bradley Center Gets New Owner

Preston Bradley Center Bought by Local Surgeon/ Bluesman

What’s That Building? The Preston Bradley Center

Renowned orthopedic trauma surgeon doubles as savior of Chicago Blues, musicians and all

Dr. Dan Ivankovich, a.k.a. Chicago Slim, Buys Historic Building in Uptown

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