OTL: Episode #442- The Glass Slipper Project, RHINO Poetry, The Secret History of Chicago Music: Meade “Lux” Lewis
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(broadcasting on the “glass slipper” radio station WGN-AM 720)
Mike Stephen learns how The Glass Slipper Project helps thousands of girls attend their proms in style, discuses the local poetry scene with an editor of RHINO, and gets the story of Chicago Bluesman Meade “Lux” Lewis.
Amy Ross– Board President of the Glass Slipper Project
Prom season is upon us. We learn about this organization that helps deliver prom dresses to deserving high school girls in Chicagoland.
Ralph Hamilton– Editor of RHINO
We get the lowdown on one of the most prestigious poetry journals around and it’s based in Chicagoland.
The Secret History of Chicago Music–
Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles 20th century Blues musician Meade “Lux” Lewis in this week’s Chicago Reader. He gives us the lowdown on his musical contribution to Chicago.
OTL #442 local music provided by Unplugged and Reborn…