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J. O’REILLY PRODUCTIONS
August 21, 2012
Personally, I am happy to see this summer end. Well, the blisteringly hot, hazy drag-of-a-summer, end. Not the lovely times celebrating daughter Meg’s engagement, my sister Dorothy’s Masters and new teaching job, and singing in the back yard. Say what you want about summer’s end, routine is good for humans and other creatures.
I wrote the first story in a long while about school days in anticipation of the next installment of Songs of a Catholic Childhood in September. I read the story to the remarkable group of writers in my Roots Salon, before testing out and testing out an excerpt on WGN Radio. Mr. Kogan said I passed!
“You feel it the air. The shorter days.
The wet grass on your bare feet as you frantically
run the bases one more time before heading in for supper. Summer is going and you’re being left behind.”
Read The Bus Stop, my back-to-school story
September 15 at 8 PM
The Venue at 1550 S. State, Chicago IL
with Dyed in the Wool
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IN THE MEDIA
I will be on Live From the Heartland WLUW 88.7 FM – Sat Sept 8 @ 9:00AM
John Devens and I will be in the Sidewalks column of the Chicago Tribune Sept 9.
MUSIC OF MY FRIENDS
Tu amigos son mis amigos
Midnight Moxie performs at SPACE Sept 24 midnightmoxie.com
Anne Hills and Michael Smith perform at SPACE Sun Aug 26 2 PM Matinee evanstonspace.com
Michael Smith’s new solo CD Old Man Dancing will be released in September.
Sons of the Never Wrong concert and CD release for King Fisher King is Sept 8 at the Old Town School
Artist & Project Development, Media Production
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I work with fine, talented folks.
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Our work gets heard, and heard about, in large part due to
Rick Kogan The Sunday Papers WGN Radio 720 AM – Sun at 6:30AM
Rich Warren The Midnight Special 98.7 FM – Sat at 9PM
Ron, Sue, Kathy & Lindsay The Folk Show WNUR 89.3 FM – Sun at 10AM
Lilli Kuzma Folk Festival WDCB 90.9 – Tues at 7PM
Katy Hogan & Michael James, Live From the Heartland WLUW 88.7FM – Sat 9:00AM