October 1, 2008

Chicago Calling Arts Festival

Join WNUR in supporting the 3rd Annual Chicago Calling Arts Festival as we host one of the festival performances live in our studios on Thursday, October 2nd at 7pm (Chicago time). Like last year, you can be an audience member for this special live event or you can tune in via 89.3FM or the webstreams.

The evening will feature live audio/visual connections between WNUR and Mills College (Oakland, CA) and Richmond, Virginia. To be an audience member, you'll want to go to Room 105 in Louis Hall on Northwestern University's Evanston campus. Here's a map. Parking is free and close by and there's a $5 suggested donation for the performance.

performers at WNUR:
Renée Baker - violin
Taalib-Din Ziyad - vocals
Ben Boye - harmonium
Jon Godston - soprano saxophone
Saalik Ziyad - vocals
Joel Wanek - upright bass
Fred Jackson - saxophone
Joshua Manchester - drums
Dan Godston - trumpet
Ritwik Banerji - saxophone

performers at Mills College:
Christopher M. Skebo - trumpet
Karl A. D. Evangelista - electric guitar
David Harrison Horton - poetry
Jason Hoopes - upright bass
Akiko Hatakeyama - flute
Tomás Diaz - electric guitar
Curtis McKinney - upright bass
Alex Vittum - drum set
Jordan Glenn - percussion

performers in Richmond, VA:
JC Kuhl - tenor saxophone
other TBA musicians

Please direct any questions about this event to or give the station a call at (847) 866-WNUR. You can find out more info about the fest by visiting the Chicago Calling website.


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