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Candle Ministry

I operate a candle ministry. This means that I take requests from people to burn a candle in honor of their needs, intentions, memories, or thanks. Here are some examples: Candles for healing A candle in memory of a friend, family member, or pet Candles with petitions for work, money, housing, or other needs and…

Hoodoo Love, Dead Man Walking — Playtime Chicago Theater Report

The SoundCloud files will go up later this week. Until then, you can hear the full Playtime Chicago Theater Report for November 10th, 2019 (including my Dead Man Walking report) at the WCGO web archive. Click here and scroll down to the November 10th episode, 2nd-hour recording. The report starts at about 3:48. Lightly Edited Transcript of…

Dead Man Walking at The Lyric Opera — Recommended

UPDATE: You can hear the full Playtime Chicago Theater Report for November 10th, 2019 (including my Dead Man Walking report) at the WCGO web archive. Click here and scroll down to the November 10th episode, 2nd-hour recording. The report starts at about 3:48. Dead Man Walking continues its run at Lyric through November 22nd. I…

Hoodoo Love at Raven Theatre — Recommended

UPDATE: You can hear the full Playtime Chicago Theater Report for November 10th, 2019, at the WCGO web archive. Click here and scroll down to the November 10th episode, 2nd hour recording. The report starts at about 3:48. Can’t wait until Playtime airs on Sunday to share the news about Hoodoo Love at Raven Theatre!…

The Merchant of Venice by Invictus Theatre Co – Recommended

(My full report will be on the November 3rd edition of Playtime on WCGO Radio 1590: Because of the delay in my official report going public, I wanted to share this excellent show here on my blog.) UPDATE: Here is a link to a transcript of my report plus audio of the report itself. I saw Invictus…

Playtime Chicago Theater Report for 9.22.2019

To the left: Rebeca Aleman, Writer and Actor: The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon Show Report Show Title: The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon Event: DESTINOS 3rd Edition – the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival. Venue: Steppenwolf Theatre’s 1700 Theatre Show run: September 19 – October 13, 2019 Transcript of radio report (lightly…

Playtime Chicago Theater Report 9.15.2019

Lightly edited show transcript below. My segment starts at around 8:36: Big news from the Lyric Opera this week as music director Sir Andrew Davis announced his plans to leave the company at the end of the 2020/2021 season. Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola has been named as Lyric’s music director designate, effective immediately, and he…