OTL #220- Chicago Poetry Tour Podcast, Rahm Almost Gets Snowballed, The Reader’s Real Deal Project

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago) (broadcasting on the “where’s the snowball?” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen learns about the Chicago Poetry Tour podcast, listens to a Chicagoan tell his story of meeting Rahmbo, and gets the scoop on the Chicago Reader’s Real Deal Project. Attention Local Musicians: OTL Wants to Record Your Holiday Songs!— Once again, OTL will feature local Holiday tunes on the December 23 show!  This year, however, host Mike Stephen will record YOUR music for airplay! E-mail Mike at mike@outsidetheloopradio.com to set up a time and day to record your songs!  NOTE: These must be ACOUSTIC tunes and must be able to be recorded with four microphones or less. Record with OTL! Don Share— Senior Editor of POETRY Magazine The Chicago Poetry Tour Podcast is a great way to explore the city through poetry.  Don gives us his insight into the Chicago poetry scene and how the podcasts are a great resource for all of us. Jay Sukow — Local Improv Dude and Co-Writer and Director of the upcoming movie, Trubadeaux Jay recalls his on-the-street meeting with Rahmfest and how Mr. E. almost got pegged with a snowball. Jay and Rahm in Andersonville Andy Hermann— Program Specialist at The Real Deal Project The former OTL executive producer returns to the Bunker to tell us about a new coupon project from the Chicago Reader. OTL #220 […]

OTL: Episode #194- The Roundtable Show: DIY Art Scene in Chicago

TO HEAR THE SHOW, PRESS THE “PLAY” BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST… (podcasting from Toons Bar and Grill in Lakeview) (broadcasting on the “roundtable” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago) Mike Stephen hosts the first in a series of occasional discussions, taking place in the community and covering different local topics/themes.  The topic of the first roundtable is the DIY Art Scene in Chicago. Mike welcomes: Jay Sukow and John Berka—  Chicago Improv Actors, Writers, and Producers of the film, American Legacy Michael Strening, Jr. — Local Musician, Member of The SDS Trio Strening, Sukow, and Berka at Toons The Roundtable is portable!  If you have an idea where we should record the next one or what we should talk about, let the OTL Staff know! Thanks to the Roundtable’s sponsor, Toons Bar and Grill— The place has excellent cajun food and a friendly atmosphere.  Tell ’em Outside the Loop Radio sent you! Go to Toons at 3857 N. Southport in Lakeview! OTL #194 local music provided by The SDS Trio…