Category Archives: Theatre & Music

#PoetryFriday–Vote & #Inktober

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m here with a mix of poetry and art to raise consciousness for the US Midterm Elections. My illustration accompanies my poem which was inspired by Calef Brown’s prompt on Michelle Heidenrich Barnes’ blog site Today’s Little … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Community #WearOrange

Last Saturday I attended the local #WearOrange rally in Evanston, Illinois. It was in support of victims, friends, and relatives who have lost lives through gun violence and in support of curbing gun violence and helping to prevent it. There … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday: My Father’s Gift & Inktober day 12

For Poetry Friday I’m sharing a poem I wrote for my father, in memory of him, whom we lost just shortly after his birthday last year. His birthday would be today, October 13th. He loved the fall, but most of … Continue reading

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Erik Dohner’s Fantastic Debute in GREASE February 17, 2012

I’m sharing the stage this week with Erik Dohner as he debuted in Grease this week at Lane Tech College Prep High School. Erik, my son is graduating this year from Lane, and will be pursuing a career in Vocal … Continue reading

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Fantastic John Mayall in Chicago

Wednesday night my husband and I saw a stellar performance by the legendary John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers at the Mayne Stage in Rogers Park. The concert was hosted by WXRT and will be replayed on XRT. The band members … Continue reading

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Outdoor Theatre Alive and Well in Chicago’s Millennium Park!

I had the great opportunity last Sunday evening to view an outdoor production of Romeo and Juliet by the Shattered Globe Theatre.  All actors had studied their lines and knew their parts, however the audience chose who would play the … Continue reading

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