Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ladies Ring Shout featured on WHPK

Check out Felicia Holman’s great interview with Mario & Gary on  WHPK about the Ladies Ring Shout.  Tune in about 42:40!  (Listen to the whole show too cuz it’s great). News From the Service Entrance (WHPK): July 28 2011

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Profile: LRS Design Collaborator, Lindsay Obermeyer

I’ve been stitching, sewing, knitting and otherwise making for longer than I can remember. Both parents were what you might call crafty individuals, but it was my grandmothers who encouraged and indulged my passion for all things textile. In my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Profile: LRS Design Collaborator, Chris Nightengale

Chris Nightengale was born and raised in Norfolk, Nebraska (Johnny Carson’s hometown). He transferred to Chicago to attend Columbia College for Photography in Fall of 1999, working as an Arts Professional and taking photos on the side. This collaboration came together via … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Profile: LRS Design Collaborator, Jeanne Medina

  Born in 1979, I am a second-generation mestiza, Filipina-American.  I live and work in my birthplace–Chicago–and travel internationally investigating constructions of personal and cultural identity. Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, my sensibility was shaped by the physicality … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Come Together

Though it’s been almost a full month since I’ve written a journal entry, we are now 2 weeks away from the world premiere of The Ladies Ring Shout (Aug 4-6, 2011) and I am moved to write about my reflections … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Ladies Ring Shout premieres August 2011!

The Ladies Ring Shout 
*World Premiere* Co-devised by Felicia Holman, Abra Johnson & Meida McNeal Costume Design by Lindsay Obermeyer Set & Environmental Design by Jeanne Medina & Chris Nightengale Using a combination of spoken word, movement, and an original soundtrack, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment