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We are celebrating with some of the best songs ever written! Join us for a night of ArtSees Diner music. Steve and Mary E., will be singing a little coverage of the bestest! Call in with your favorite, taking requests. If we can do it, we will. 646-595-4620
Nothing else to do as you count down to the NEW? Then join Steve Champagne and Mary E. as they reflect on the past year and share memories of their favorite interviews, share some music of the ArtSees Diner Blue Plate Specials and perform some of their favorites as they kiss 2013 goodbye.
Steve Champagne and Mary E. LaLuna, aka, The Steve and Mary Show host an online radio show. Listen in as they bring to you their listeners an eclectic blend of acoustic music along with independent musicians from around the world. Their show is the embodiment of the ArtSees Diner. ArtSees Diner is an online magazine. For more information visit http://artseesdiner.com
Melissa Rinck -Fundraising Director & Recruitment Officer and Rachel Riggio- Executive Director, Operations Director of The Red Road Foundation join Mary E. LaLuna, host of ArtSees Diner Radio to share the upcoming "Brewing Education" event to be held in Chicago at the Lagunita's Brewery. This event seeks to raise necessary funding for a school to be built in Cambodia to help educate childen there out of poverty and safeguard them against the ever growing sex-trafficking that threatens the health and sanctity of the childen. Donate
A Chicago native, Melissa is a wild heart who has turned her pain into passion. Melissa dedicates her resources and talents to healing the wounds of our world, cultivating love, and spreading kindness. She is a gatherer of grand souls whom we will need to launch our visions into reality. With her dedication, integrity and vision she will lead the nation’s fundraisers; while forming partnerships, creating community, and keeping the world inspired to surrender themselves to the greater good.
Rachel Riggio is a soul warrior who faced many of life’s obstacles with resilience and fortitude. Forced to persevere when faced with humbling life lessons such as the loss of a parent at age 4, addiction, abuse, and trauma; Rachel immersed herself in a period of rehabilitation. In tune with her life’ s purpose, she has developed a strong drive to find and help those in need.
Lagunitas Brewery is located at 1843 S. Washnetaw Ave Chicago Il. For donations or to become active with the fundraising efforts of Melissa and Rachel, follow this link.
Be Inspired Be Transformed is a production of ArtSees Diner Radio. Mary E She will be discussing Pastor Bill Jenkin's new book, "Exclamation Generation" and its impact on the Christian community. As the world prepares for Global Communion Sunday. Anissa a member of Church of Acts in Indianapolis joins Mary to discuss her experience with overcoming illness. Music for today's broadcast is Cathie Howie, Ms. Jaha and Carey Germana. Mary E, is the creator/producer and regular host of ArtSees and ArtSees Productions.
Jiggley Jones won the hearts of ArtSees Diner Radio a spell back and now he is back with his new single, "Walk On Me." When asking Jiggley "how do you classify your genre of music?" Do not be surprised to get an answer such as; "I sing Jiggley-esque!" Some people you just cannot box in, and categorize. Jiggley is exactly that type of singer/songwriter.
However you want to look at this picture, whether it’s Americana, Wide Open Country, or acoustic whatever, this artist represents life, hope, and human nature as only a seasoned person can see it. His Top 5 Roots Music Report debut EP, (#3, Americana/Roots Country, #3 True Country) No Spring Chicken included the singles “Baby Blue” and “Ain’t That Alright,” and the accompanying videos, which received more than 300,000 combined Youtube views. Now, Jones is returning with his first album on Lamon Records Nashville. A Mountain, A Struggle, A Tunnel, A Light was produced by Grammy nominee, Dave Moody. First single and video, “Walk On Me” were released in April 2014.
Jiggley Jones is brought to you by Mike Stover, MTS Management.
Mary E., and ArtSees Diner Radio is pleased to bring 3 at Sea as they celebrate the soon to be released "The Long Way Round." Be one of the first to hear this explosive new sound coming out of the UK. After a busy schedule of writing & recording, performing at UK festivals & opening up the stage for Toyah Wilcox, 3 at Sea are set to release their debut EP ‘The Long Way Round’ with a series of intimate shows in unorthodox locations, including St Mary’s lighthouse, a historic lecture theatre & local record store Pop Recs Ltd. Guests will receive a free single from the EP at each event before the EP goes on general release on 20th Sept3 at Sea formed almost accidentally when they met last year during a collaborative project. Sat around the piano, they began experimenting with harmonies and melody, gradually forming their unique brand of cinematic, harmonic, piano driven alt-pop. With a big vision, limited budget and some help from friends, 3 at Sea recorded their first single & music video ‘On the Run’ which was screened at the Star & Shadow cinema launch event in Sept 2013. Their debut single proving a hit with local radio stations & described as “a very fine song indeed” by Newcastle’s BBC introducing. 3 at Sea have gained popularity through their mesmerising live performances, and during this time have continued to record new material to make up an uncompromisingly different EP, capturing perfectly the sound that has defined them over the past year.3 at Sea plan to set sail later this year as they embark on a tour of Amsterdam in autumn 2014 on a quest to find further inspiration for the next album, returning to hit the coffee shops of the UK later this year‘The Long Way Round’ is available on 20th
Steve Champagne, ArtSees Diner Radio music historian, writer and libation expert welcomes Bestselling author and TV personality Morgan Murphy as he celebrates the release of his new bestselling cookbook, Bourbon & Bacon. Morgan considered “America’s funniest food critic,” is a bona fide Southern Gentleman. He sings his ode to two of the South’s most talked about food groups – Bourbon and Bacon, in his new book: BOURBON & BACON: The Ultimate Guide to the South’s Favorite Food Groups. A little history and a whole lotta bourbon and bacon!
In this beautifully photographed book with recipes, he will lure you into an orgasmic food moment. The book contains more than 115 recipes every treat you can imagine that is perfectly bacon and perfectly bourbon! Murphy will be celebrating Four Roses Bourbon, legendary bourbon that got its start more than 125 years ago. Bourbon & Bacon (Time Inc. 2014) immediately hit #1 in wine and spirits and #18 on the cookbook bestseller list. Millions have read Murphy’s trademark wit in Vanity Fair, Forbes, Esquire, Garden Design, Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Post, and Southern Living. Murphy has appeared on the Travel Channel, The TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, CNN, Sirius/XM, and NPR. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford and Birmingham-Southern College. He serves as a commander in the U.S. Navy Reserves, where he is currently assigned to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Commander (sel.) Murphy is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, where he was awarded the Meritorious Defense Service Medal and the Afghan campaign medal, among others. http://morganmurphy.co/booksbymorgan/
Stephen Cooney Illustrator of mainly Horror novels joins Mary E., to catch up on his world of illustration and to find out what new ventures have come his way since the last time he visited the Diner! Stephen hails from Taunten, Somerset, UK. Cooney is known for his illustrations specializing in horror, Sci-Fi and murder/ mysteries. His style is reminscinet of Iron Maiden album convers. His life and passion are centered around two things; his family and his art. He loves creating and designing new projects for author's who want to transfer an understanding of the their work to potential readers. He is a lover of horror, zombie, and grizzly stories. While he stays in within the lines, his mind is telling stories outside the lines.
Kirby Matthews is Geja’s Café’s General Manager, wine buyer and force behind the monthly winemaker dinner series. Every month, he creates a new theme for the dinners and recently organized the two-month long Giro d’Italia Wine Festival, running through June.
Join ME aka Mary E., for a journey into one of Chicago's romantic pleasures.
Music for today's broadcast is by Michelle Qureshi. Contact can be made for engagements through her website michellequreshi.com
Special thanks to Noreen Heron and Associates and Ellen Molina for making this interview possible. 1528 W. Fullerton Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 773.969.5206 www.heronpr.com
A follow up blog will be available at ArtSees Diner Blog, ArtSees Diner is a Chicago Food Blogger.
It is exactly the way the title sounds. ME, also known as Mary E. The writer of "Flower and Stone; An essay on Life" Blogger, singer, artist, and creator/producer of ArtSees Diner.