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Podcasts on the topic of “Martyrs” 20 results

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 - Damien James

Self-taught artist and writer Damien James has participated in over 80 exhibitions since 2005, and his writing has been published in New City and The Reader, on Art21.org and badatsports.com, among other places. He is an avid walker and sings in the shower regularly.

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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First Time: First Try - Sam Trump

Sam Trump is a multi-instrumentalist/singer/songwriter from Houston, TX, and has been a student of music from first picking up the trumpet at age 7. Since moving to Chicago in 2009 to obtain his fine arts degree in music, he has become heavily involved in Chicago's live music scene as a band leader, sideman, mentor, and show curator. Wherever he is, Sam Trump is known for creating an experience that is best described as sophisticated & soulful.

 

The First Time is produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast produced by Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Melissa Karalis, Asim Ali, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first try, jenn rourke, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, north center, sam trump, sidewalk chalk, storytelling

First Time First Catch | Marites Velasquez

Marites Velasquez is the Outreach Director for CHIRP Radio and the bass player and singer for Chicago indie rock band, OVEF OW. She spent the last decade organizing for the PIRGs, a consumer and environmental advocacy group. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Marites left the glitzy lights of the Strip for Chicago seven years ago.

Produced by Brian Heath

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First Time First Catch | Wes Needham

Wes Needham is an actor, writer and producer here in Chicago, having performed at iO Theater, Second City and ComedySportz. Currently he's Content Director, writer and producer for "Good Evening with Pat Whalen", Chicago's only political late-night talk-show. As an ensemble member of The New Colony theater company, he's appeared in such shows as 11:11, Sordid Little Story, Frat, reWilding Genius, Merge and B-Side Studio. You've maybe even caught him oh-so briefly keeping the streets safe from riff-raff on NBC's "Chicago PD".

Produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago, chicago pd, first catch, first time, good evening with pat whalen, martyrs, wes needham

First Time First Catch | Dan Shapiro

Dan Shapiro is a writer and comedian from Wichita.  He is a regular at local writing performance competition, Write Club.  He co-hosts a mental illness and addiction themed variety show the first Wednesday of each Monday at Schuba's in Chicago called Psychotic Break.

Produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago, dan shapiro, first catch, first time, martyrs, psychotic break, schubas, write club

First Time First Catch | Steve Krakow

Chicago-native Plastic Crimewave aka Steven Krakow is known for being a "psychedelic guru" of sorts, and is the creator of the Galactic Zoo Dossier, a hand-drawn magazine published by Drag City since 2001. Crimewave also runs the Galactic Zoo Disk reissue label imprint that is manufactured/distributed by Drag City and roving label Galactic Archives, draws/writes the bi-weekly Secret History of Chicago Music comics for the Chicago Reader for over a decade, has exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary art, and has drawn countless comics, posters and album covers.and art for Lush Cosmetics.

From 2001-2011, PCW headed up Plastic Crimewave Sound, legendary space-punk ensemble that recorded 5 LPs, toured nationally with Acid Mothers temple, Comets on Fire and The Ponys, and whom Julian Cope described as "outtasite." PCW currently leads Plastic Crimewave
Syndicate (who have opened for Hawkwind, Keiji Haino, Loop, Purling Hiss and Woods); conducts the Plastic Crimewave Vision Celestial Guitarkestra of up to 70 guitarists (performed in NY, Hyde Park Arts Center, and every year at the Hideout block party),
and has DJ-ed all over the world--from London to Tokyo.

produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago music, drag city, first catch, first time, martyrs, plastic crimewave, steve krakow

First Time First Catch | Micki LeSueur

Micki LeSueurIn addition to writing stories for fun and her own amusement, Micki LeSueur is a creative director and copywriter, writing fiction posing as non-fiction and putting on shows for major corporations and their agencies. She is also the founder and host of Fictlicious, a live reading and music series at The Hideout in Chicago, and president and founder of Coat Angels, a local not-for-profit proving warm winter coats for cold Chicago kids.  

produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago, dating, first catch, martyrs, micki lesueur, storytelling, the first time, the hideout