2011 Prayers for the People at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign focused on Sandburg’s Chicago Poems and blues songs from The American Songbag.  Mike Adams arranged the music and Dr. Charles Peek was emcee and reader.  This performance included local musicians Robin Kearton and Chris Reyman  and Illinois Poet Laureate Kevin Stein and UIUC creative writer Janice Harrington.

Smith Hall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Smith Hall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Robin Kearton, Chris Reyman, Terry Sinnard, Mike Adams

Robin Kearton, Chris Reyman, Terry Sinnard, Mike Adams

Dr. Charles Peek

Dr. Charles Peek

Janice Harrington

Janice Harrington

Kevin Stein

Kevin Stein

 

 

 

 

 

Janice Harrington – Hope Is a Tattered Flag (Sandburg)

Wide Mizzoura

Kevin- Crapshooters (Sandburg)