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First Time: First Fling - Ellen Mayer

Ellen Mayer is a writer, podcaster, performer and general media gal about town. She is one half of the team behind the Girl, I Guess voter guide and a  writer/producer for The Hoodoisie, a radical live news show about culture and politics.  Previously she has worked for South Side Weekly, City Bureau, and WBEZ’s Curious City. She is also a recovering music journalist and ex-musical theater kid. She's from Brooklyn and enjoys arguing about the best place to find bagels in Chicago and convincing people not to New York.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke. Engineering by Ray Quinn.

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Topics: bobby evers, ellen mayer, first fling, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Fling - Tekki Lomnicki

Tekki Lomnicki is the founder and Artistic Director of Tellin’ Tales Theatre, a 23-year old company dedicated to shattering the barriers between the disabled and non-disabled worlds through the power of personal story. Tekki’s two full-length plays When Heck Was a Puppy: The Living Testimonies of Folk Artist Edna Mae Brice and Blurred Vision were critically acclaimed by The Chicago Reader and The Chicago Sun Times. She has written and performed over 26 solo performance pieces, and starred in the award-winning film, The Miracle by Jeffrey Jon Smith. She taught youth at Chicago’s Gallery 37 and After School Matters, and adults at the Victory Gardens Training Center. She is a recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship in New Performance Forms, the 2008 3Arts Award in Theater, the 2010 Grigsby Award for Excellence in Solo Performance, the 2014 Dan Van Hecke Award for outstanding leadership and service to the disability community and was named a 2016 Duke of Distinction at York Community High School in Elmhurst. She is currently working on a new full-length musical spotlighting the disability experience.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke. Engineering and flute by Ray Quinn.

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Topics: bobby evers, first fling, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling, tekki lomnicki

First Time: First Fling - Tyler Snodgrass

Tyler Snodgrass is a comedian living in Chicago. Often inspired by his religious upbringing in the Ozarks, his previous career as a public school teacher, and his banjo, Tyler combines vulnerable stories with a delightful silliness that can make any topic accessible and hilarious. Tyler co-created and produces the comedic storytelling show and podcast, We Still Like You, which is based in Chicago and has chapters across the country. He is also an associate producer of MORTIFIED’s Chicago chapter.

 

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke. Engineering by Ray Quinn.

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Topics: bobby evers, first fling, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling, tyler snodgrass

First Time: First Fling - Jill Hopkins

Jill Hopkins is a writer, singer, DJ, comedian and percussionist who also happens to be the host of the Morning AMp on Vocalo Radio, 91.1FM, in Chicago.


Jill is a former volunteer and host for CHIRP, a contributor to WBEZ's Morning Shift as a pop culture critic, a freelance writer for The Onion AV Club, a regular at the Paper Machete as a comedic essayist, and a sometimes contributor to the well-being of her family and friends.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke. Engineering by Ray Quinn.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, jill hopkins, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Burn - Erin Strick

Erin spends her days training and consulting, and her evenings baking and snuggling with her pets and husband. She hasn't been on the stage in a while, but enjoys a regular crooning of Rat Pack songs to unsuspecting bystanders. It's exciting for Erin to be performing again, but is curious what may be next for her...probably snuggling.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath. Produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, erin strick, first burn, first time, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Burn - Stuti Sharma

Stuti Sharma is an immigrant artist, stand up comic, clumsy poet, and educator based in Chicago. She's a poet in residence with the Chicago Poetry Center. She loves puns and runs a donut review instagram (do_or_doughnut) and you can catch her around the city doing shows.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath. Produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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First Time: First Burn - Jacqui Shine

Jacqui Shine is a writer and historian whose work has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Boston Review, Slate, and The Atlantic. She's read, taught, and performed at The Marrow, the Therapy Sessions with Seth Vanek, the Chautauqua Institution, the Dikeou Reading Series, and Bad Advice from Bad Women. After six years in Chicago, she's experimenting with not taking the weather personally.

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s live lit and music series. Created in 2010, The First Time pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" - a different "first" for each show - with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four (Gerald Dowd, Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis and Scott Stephenson.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first burn, first time, first time four, jacqui shine, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Burn - Fury

FURY was born in Chicago Illinois. As a child she attended her grandfather’s church where she gained a very strong moral foundation as well as an appreciation of soulful music. Growing up she expressed her feelings through art and grew very fond of poetry and spoken word. Her biggest inspirations growing up were Queen Latifah, Lauryn Hill, Eve, Left Eye and Talib Kweli. At the age of 13 she began to embrace the notion of becoming a rapper. Due to the loss of many loved ones she used writing to deal with the pain and loneliness we all deal with growing up. In high school she performed in several talent shows and began to gain more confidence as a rapper. At the age of 22 she became a mother and gained an even stronger drive to be a positive female role model. The music FURY writes is very intense and heart felt. She is very aware of the decline in positive messages in hip hop especially from female artists. She is inspired by music from all walks of life as long as it attempts to connect people and helps others to deal with life. She hopes to continue the legacy of the great female emcees who paved the way for her and motivate the emcees of the future.

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s live lit and music series. Created in 2010, The First Time pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" - a different "first" for each show - with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four (Gerald Dowd, Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis and Scott Stephenson.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first burn, first time, first time four, fury, fury hip hop, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Burn - Jenn Rourke

You can hear Jenn Rourke on the air at CHIRP as DJ Ninja on Fridays from 6 to 8 PM Jenn has been a DJ for 17 years at various community and college stations across Illinois. She also serves as a CHIRPRadio production director and on the station's programming committee. Jenn has also worked on the First Time show in various capacities for 8 years, currently as producer of the First Time podcast. By day, she works at ABC7 Chicago, and in previous lives worked at WGN Radio,   Second City, and as a gymnastics instructor.

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s live lit and music series. Created in 2010, The First Time pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" - a different "first" for each show - with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four (Gerald Dowd, Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis and Scott Stephenson.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first burn, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Fall - Allyssa Bujdoso

Allyssa Bujdoso is a stand up comedian and writer. She is an alumni of Columbia College Chicago and Second City. She works by day at Guerrero Media, and can be seen performing all over the city. When not on stage, you can usually find her in one of her favorite dive bars doing drunk yoga, or writing the occasional Medium post fueled by a whiskey-soaked feminist rage.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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First Time: First Fall - Noah Maria

Noah is part of the band Neckbeard Deathcamp.  Activist/Anarchist/Antifascist.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, neckbeard deathcamp, noah maria, storytelling

First Time: First Fall: Joey Garfield

Joey Garfield is an award winning filmmaker, photographer, and artist. He grew up in Evanston and after landing a small speaking role in the film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” knew he wanted to work in and around film so he moved to New York as a young adult to cut his teeth in that world.

While there Joey was entrenched in the Lower East Side art and comedy scene respectively. His sketch group The Bert Fershners helped to usher in the era of "Alternative Comedy"- a phrase that he still doesn't quite understand.

Also while in New York he was a PA on a ton of music videos like House Of Pain, Wu Tang Clan, and Cypress Hill. It was production hell, but Hip Hop heaven. During this time he got to be friendly with his idols, The Beastie Boys, and worked for their magazine Grand Royal.  They offered him the role of Octopus Monster in their music video Intergalactic.

Since then he has focused on directing his own stuff and has been fortunate enough to create work with folks he admires like Hannibal Buress, Run The Jewels, Kevin Hart, Reggie Watts, and Heidi Klum. You can see more at http://www.joeyjoeygarfield.com

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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First Time: First Fall - Meghan McDonough

Meghan has been a proud CHIRP Radio DJ and volunteer since 2012. She wrote “Trust Falls,” for Second City in 2017 and is currently working on being funnier in real life. During the day, Meghan is a Digital Content Producer for ABC7 Chicago. She also writes and web produces for Tom’s Guide and LaptopMag.com which indulges her nerdy love of technology. When she’s not writing, working or sleeping, she’s usually watching reruns of “The Golden Girls” or tending to the needs of her tennis ball-obsessed dog, Duke of Squirrel. Fun fact: One of Meghan’s defining traits is taking truly horrible photos when she meets someone famous.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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First Time: First Fall - Amara Enyia

Dr. Amara Enyia is a Public Policy expert on city and state policy as well as international affairs/foreign policy with expertise in Central Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. She writes extensively on issues of education, economic development, fiscal policy, equity in policy, and systems thinking.

Dr. Enyia has worked in various policy areas including economic development, public finance, housing,
education, food security, and community development. She holds a Masters degree in education, a law degree, and a PhD in Education Policy.

She is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Cooperative Economics and Economic Innovation (ICEEI), an entity that seeks to diversify the economic ecosystem through educating, advocating and developing policy for cooperative economic models and financing tools that support cooperative enterprises.

She serves the Executive Director of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and serves as Policy Consultant for several education organizations.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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First Time: First Game - Kim Bellware

Kim Bellware is a freelance reporter, sometimes-DJ and one-time Managing Editor of the live magazine, The Paper Machete.  Check out her work at  http://www.kimbellware.com

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Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Brian Heath.

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First Time: First Game - Jenn Bane

Jenn is a writer and producer at Cards Against Humanity. She also co-hosts a podcast called Friendshipping, a feel-good advice show about making friends as a grown-up.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Brian Heath.

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First Time: First Game - Craig Reptile

Craig Reptile is a DJ, CHIRP volunteer and Assistant Music Director.  He previously worked in radio at KVOE AM and Fox 105 in Emporia, Kansas, and served as a DJ, music director and general manager for WVKC in Knox College, which at one point was voted one of the top ten coolest college radio stations or something like that.  He has been a Senior Staff Writer for Pop'stache and writes freelance for Newcity, in addition to contributing occasionally to the CHIRP blog. Craig has been working in various capacities within the hotel and meetings industry for almost twenty years, so has a plethora of opportunities to utilize his degree in English writing.  He also fancies himself an armchair herpetologist and thus in addition to a wife, son and cat, he has a day gecko and a veiled chameleon in his collection.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Brian Heath.

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First Time: First Game - Jin Kim

Jin Kim likes to perform! You can catch him hosting Face Off Unlimited's BATSU! (America's only live Japanese game show) or making funny on stage at Laugh Out Loud (literally right next door to Martyrs’). Check out jinkim.com for absolutely nothing helpful.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Brian Heath.

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First Time: First Try - Kellye Howard

Kellye Howard is a multi hyphenated performer; widely known for her stand up performances featured on Comedy Central, TBS, NBC, FOX, WGN, and Nickelodeon. She has written and performed two one woman shows, an alumni of Second City Chicago, and costarred on NBC Chicago Justice. Kellye has a Youtube VLOG centered around her life as a mother, wife, and creative and a podcast, “Kellye Talks” which highlights the struggles of up and coming artist from all over the world. IG/Twitter: @kellyehoward (http://www.kellyehoward.com)

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: first time, first time three band, first try, jenn rourke, kellye howard, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Try - Seth Vanek

Seth Vanek is a musician, snack blogger, fake therapist, and DIY talk show host. As host of The Therapy Sessions, he interviews local writers and performers about their fears, disappointments, and desires in front of a drinking crowd. He is a programmer for the local non-profit Homeroom and plays drums in several Chicago rock bands including Roommate, Velvetron, and Health & Beauty.

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