JAMIE O'REILLY - CAT JARBOE - MAYA FRIEDLER - AL NOWAKOWSKI - MARILYN CAMPBELL
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PROGRAMS - OCTOBER
Songpainting Women: Music + Art
Artists inspire songs. Songs illustrate art.
Saturday October 23, 2010 4:30 - 5:00 PM WFMT Fine Arts Radio 98.7 FM wfmt.com
The feminist muse is the focus of Songpainting Women: Music + Art in this latest offering from the Feminist Lens. Vocalist, cultural artist/Women's Media Producer Jamie O'Reilly's 20-year journey steering the Songpainting project on stage and in recordings, provides the springboard for the show.
Host Marilyn Campbell looks at the work of musicians Laurie Anderson, Mercedes Sosa, and Joni Mitchell, and Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi, bringing O'Reilly and Chicago area artists:painter Gabriella Boros, singer-songwriter Linda M. Smith, and Argentine poet/collage artist Beatriz Badikian - into the conversation. WMG Exec. Prod. Maya Friedler provides final commentary.
This program is sponsored by Poster Plus, Reflective Beings
and the Roslyn Group for Arts and Letters
and the Roslyn Group for Arts and Letters
ENCORE PRESENTATION OF OUR PILOT
WITCH-HUNTS, HERESY AND HUMAN RIGHTS
(see full program in earlier Blog)
On WFMT Sun, Oct. 31 WFMT 98.7 wfmt.com
On WINGS – Mon Oct 25 ncra.ca/exchange
Wed Oct 27 – 5 PM (PT) cjsf.ca
The notion of the "witch hunt" in its many guises is explored through
recordings by Jamie O'Reilly and Anne Hills, the poetry of Anne Sexton,
an interview with novelist Sara Paretsky, commentary from film critic Milos Stehlik.
Hosted by Marilyn Campbell, with commentary by Maya Friedler.
This show's chosen community resource is WOMENARTS.ORG
CHICAGO ARTIST MONTH - MORE ABOUT WMG FEATURED ARTISTS
WEDNESDAY, Oct 20 - Jamie O'Reilly
Women's Media Group's Co-Founder Jamie O'Reilly
Live at Maxim's Interview and Musical Performance with Rick Kogan
Wednesday, Oct 20 6:00 Reception 6:30 Program
Maxim's at The Nancy Goldberg International Center
24 E. Goethe, Chicago, Il 60610 Tickets @ maximschicago.org
2) October 14 - 17
Art Show "In My Own Backyard I Can See the World,"
Featuring Songpainting artist Gabriella Boros
Zhou Brothers Art Center, 1029 West 35th Street, Chicago
Gabriella, gabriellaboros.com, and on FACEBOOK,
whose work inspired SONGPAINTING'S "Footprints in the Snow"
is part of ARG: Artists Respond Globally
a project utilizing the personal or local act of art
making in combination with global relationships and communication technology.
Gabriella sent Jamie's song lyrics and images of her paintings,
as part of the exchange with Malaysian artist Suzlee Ibrahim.
3) Linda M. Smith Multi-Media Concert Artemesia: Tragedy to Triumph
OCTOBER 17 SUNDAY - 2:00 PM
WOODRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY
3 Plaza Drive Woodridge, IL 60517
PH: 630.964.7899 woodridgelibrary.org
OCTOBER 19 TUESDAY - 7:00 PM
GLENVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY
1930 Glenview Road Glenview, IL 60025
PH: 847.368.7700 glenviewpl.org
NOVEMBER 21 SUNDAY - 2:00 PM
DES PLAINES PUBLIC LIBRARY
1501 ELLINWOOD AVENUE Des Plaines, IL 60016
PH: 847.827.5551 Dppl.org
4) Iwona Biedermann, Photography
Chicago Artist Month "The City As Studio"
Art Moving West at DreamBox Gallery
Month of October 14
2415 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
PH: 773.292.0419 dreamboxfoto.com