John F. Kennedy 50th-Anniversary Annual Tribute Concert: The Torch is Passed w/host poet Jeanie Dean
Music - Poetry- Art ~Artifacts ~ Video
Milwaukee poet Jeanie Dean hosts the JFK 50th Anniversary Tribute with poetry, art, video and music with the theme The Torch is Passed to commemorate John F Kennedy for the November 22, 1963 Assassination, to be held at the 19th St Coffee House on November 23, 2013 - Saturday 7:30 pm
A Night of Bardic Elegy and Memory: the program features poetry and a book release for Dean’s book: The Whole World Stopped, and original works by area musicians, poets, and artists.
HOLLY HAEBIG & FRIENDS
JAHMES FINLAYSON ~ One Drum
MARK MANTEL Composer
MUD RIVER LEE
RAND HARTEAU Bagpipes
JOAN McGOVERN & SPENCER MATTHEWS BEN MERENS
ELLEN C. WARREN PETER BLEWITT
Fine Art DAVID BAPTISTE CHIROT
Dean has been keeping the JFK memory alive since a JFK Commemorative in 1988 with continuing annual programs.. Her book The Whole World Stopped is published in2013.
She has authored an online book A New Alphabet published at the Rhizome New Museum and L’Ondine’s Lament. She continues to write JFK themed poems and her play Poems of the Washer Woman was performed in local theater and cable TV in 2012. She teaches English at two area colleges.