It's a conversation with Illinois State University President Larry Dietz, who says he's happy there is a state budget, even if its the second lowest appropriation for ISU in a couple decades. Dietz says having a plan, any plan, is better for enrollment than no plan. Charlie Schlenker has the interview. The Desert Blues sound of the Saharan peoples of North Africa will be heard in central Illinois tonight. Reverberation Vinyl welcomes back Niger based Mdou Moctar. And you'll hear about playwrights from across the U.S.