Transistor Chicago, 3441 N. Broadway, hosts a talk by the Machine Broadcasting Network called "Dispatch," a talk show about issues affecting artists in the modern world. The show starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8. It is free and BYOB.

Thursday's show will talk about the intersection of art and commerce. Joshua Wentz of Sidedown Audio, Nicholas Young of Original Machine and Megan Frestedt of Tandem Shop Records will be at Transistor for the live recording.