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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.

 

 

 

 

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