OTL: Episode #445- Living on a Chicago houseboat, Taking art to the streets with Opera-Matic, The Secret History of Chicago Music: Churchill Moor
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(broadcasting on the “houseboat” radio station WGN-AM 720)
Mike Stephen visits a couple who is living on a Chicago houseboat, learns about Opera-Matic’s mission to bring art into the community, and gets the story of 60s rockers from Des Plaines: Churchill Moor.
Colette Gabriel and Kevin Wright– Residents of Cygnet, a houseboat docked at River City Marina
We visit a Chicago couple who decided to live on a houseboat in Chicago…even through the winter.
Colette Gabriel and Kevin Wright standing outside their home
Mark Messing– Executive Director, Opera-Matic
On June 6th the much-anticipated Bloomingdale Trail opens in Chicago. We find out what participatory public art projects Opera-Matic has planned for this event.
The Secret History of Chicago Music–
Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles 60s rockers from Des Plaines, Churchill Moor, in this week’s Chicago Reader. He gives us the lowdown on their musical contribution to Chicago.
OTL #445 local music provided by Werewheels…