Monday, April 26, 2010

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Upcoming Musical Mayhem-ery

I would be remiss if I didn't point out some of my upcoming musical performances as well.

Tomorrow night is my Folk You! songwriters showcase, held the third Friday every month. We begin semi-promptly at 8 PM and run until 10, which makes it an early night if you'd like, and/or opens up possibilities to catch a later show if you're so inclined.


On April 29th, my band, The Injured Parties once again plays the fabled International Pop Overthrow (IPO) festival, here in Chicago. This is also an early show; we kick things off promptly at 8 PM.


Hope you can make it to either of these events. The Injured Parties has another date in June coming up, and Folk You! continues its monthly residency at The Horseshoe. In the meanwhile, I'll keep you apprised of solo and band performances in the Chicago area and beyond.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

NEIU Literary Bash

In addition to the other National Poetry Month readings I previously hyped, I'll be reading this Monday at Northeastern Illinois University's shindig:


The Department of English Presents

SPRING 2010 LITERARY BASH

Monday, April 19th
Golden Eagles Room
6:00-10:00 p.m.

Please join us for FOOD, FRIENDS and FINESSE

The First English Department Literary Spring Bash

The evening will feature readings from your beloved NEIU English Department professors, alumni and graduate students

Poetry, Prose, Musical Intermezzo, Anecdotes, Philosophical Musings

Readers include:

Debra Bruce
Michelle Steil
Olivia Cronk
Jen Besemer

Elizabeth Marino
J.J. Tindall
Larry O. Dean

Harry White

Ryan Poll

Bring your poems. OPEN MIC follows the slated readers.

For more information contact Chi: c-eze@neiu.edu

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis
Chicago

FREE PARKING IN LOT F & ON THE 5TH FLOOR OF THE PARKING GARAGE

Hope to see you there!

Solomon Process Poems

Take a gander at the end of the year process poems from my students at Solomon Elementary. Rather boffo, if I do say so myself!

Friday, April 02, 2010

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