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Seeking organizers and other involvement - Over the past 5 years, The West Suburban Writers, Artists & Musicians have hosted a variety of events and provided support for the local artistic community.  We are now looking for additional Organizers to help us carry on our mission.  Here are David W. Sep 10, 2013 11:25 PM
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Meetup details changed: A Gallery Type Showing of Our Works - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/wam-63/c­alendar/14947135/ When : Saturday, November 13,[masked]:00 PM user 5. Oct 24, 2010 4:14 PM
Instructions for "Gallery Type Showing" of Our Works (a.k.a.-an Arts Fair) - Sorry, but the date of the arts show I had to move to Saturday, November 13th, 2010 In stead of Saturday November 6th. November 13th?s Writers, Artists, and Musicians Arts Fair: Please, everyone that is showing their work user 5. Sep 29, 2010 10:56 PM
New Meetup: A Gallery Type Showing of Our Works - Announcing a new Meetup for West Suburban Writers, Artists & Musicians! What : A Gallery Type Showing of Our Works When : Saturday, November 13,[masked]:00 user 5. Sep 29, 2010 10:43 PM
New Meetup: West Suburban Writers, Artists, & Musicians! - Announcing a new Meetup for West Suburban Writers, Artists & Musicians! What : West Suburban Writers, Artists, & Musicians! When : Thursday, September user 5. Aug 27, 2010 2:45 PM
November's Gallery-Type showing and possible sale of music, art, books. - Hello Everyone, I am John Wiley one of the assistant organizers of this group. In November on one of the first two Saturdays we will have an open gallery type showing of music & art & books in Des Plaines. It will be open from user 5. Jul 8, 2010 4:48 PM
New Meetup: WAM Get Togther - Announcing a new Meetup for West Suburban Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: WAM Get Togther When: Monday, April 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Burning Bush Gallery, 216 N. Main Street. Wheaton, Ill 60187 Learn mo Tony Apr 12, 2010 10:55 PM
Assistant Organizers and Suggestions Needed - Dear Artists, I see that your group has been in need of a sponsor. As it turns out, meetup allows organizers to run more than 1 group at no additional charge. Therefore, I put West Suburban Writers, Artists & Musicians on my account. I p David W. Mar 31, 2010 3:40 AM
WAM Meetup Group - Hello All, As I mentioned previously, due to some recent events I am no longer able to organize this group. I have paid meetup.com through 2/2/10. Is there anyone interested in stepping up to organize this group? This group is truly Phyllis Jan 6, 2010 4:55 PM
WAM Meetup Group - Hello All, Due to some recent events I need to step down from organizing this group. I've paid meetup.com to extend this group through 2/1/09. My hope is that someone will step up to organize this group. Please let me know if y Phyllis Nov 29, 2009 9:58 PM
Anaphora Presents! - Preview not available Anaphora Nov 6, 2009 8:36 AM
Re: [wam-63] WAM Meetup Information - --- [address removed] wrote: From: John W <[address removed]> To: [address removed] Subject: Re: [wam-63] WAM Meetup Information Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 user 5. Oct 27, 2009 9:41 PM
Re: [wam-63] WAM Meetup Information - Hello Phyllis, Thank you, I think you two are 100% correct. Everyone needs to know why the $1.00 "donation". Personally a user 5. Oct 27, 2009 9:40 PM
Re: [wam-63] WAM Meetup Information - Hello Adrienne, Thank you for your input. I agree that if someone else could cancel before 5:45pm that would be great. Are you offering? P Phyllis Oct 26, 2009 8:41 PM
Re: [wam-63] WAM Meetup Information - I normally don't get involved in things like this, but maybe a suggestion for you (that the whole group would find beneficial hearing user 6. Oct 26, 2009 8:25 PM
WAM Meetup Information - Hello WAM Members, I would like to address the e-mails that have been sent to the group and also to me over the past few days. Although it is not by any means my intention to cancel our meetups on short notice, there will no doubt be Phyllis Oct 26, 2009 8:06 PM
Re: [wam-63] Re: Meetup Cancelled: Oct. Meeting - Hello Phyllis, Your appology is accepted. I am planning to be at the November 5Th meeting. John Wiley user 5. Oct 23, 2009 10:19 PM
Re: [wam-63] Re: Meetup Cancelled: Oct. Meeting - John, It was not my intention to be rude. I apologized for the late notice in my e-mail explaining that I can not gain access to meetup at work. Phyllis Oct 22, 2009 10:58 PM
Re: Meetup Cancelled: Oct. Meeting - John, It was not my intention to be rude. I apologized for the late notice in my e-mail explaining that I can not gain access to meetup at work. Phyllis Oct 22, 2009 10:56 PM
Re: Meetup Cancelled: Oct. Meeting - Phyllis, I for one consider it very rude to cancel a meeting after I have left to attend it. The weather for tonight is 51 degrees now and might be 40 degre user 5. Oct 22, 2009 10:26 PM
New Meetup: WAM November Meeting - Announcing a new Meetup for West Suburban Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: WAM November Meeting When: November 5,[masked]:00 PM Where: Border's[masked]th Street, Suite D Oak Brook, IL[masked] Phyllis Oct 22, 2009 5:35 PM
New Meetup: Oct. Meeting - Announcing a new Meetup for West Suburban Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: Oct. Meeting When: October 22,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Hello All, Saw Nancy's reques Phyllis Oct 17, 2009 3:42 PM
RE: [wam-63] Fw: National Spotlight - Chicago Guest Ticket FREE EVENT CARMELLA ENGLISH... - Nancy N. Sep 9, 2009 6:38 PM
Fw: National Spotlight - Chicago Guest Ticket FREE EVENT CARMELLA ENGLISH... - Carmella Sep 9, 2009 4:48 PM
On Stage At Noon with Anaphora - Happy Labor Day! Please join Anaphora at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion this Saturday, September 12th at 12PM. Anaphora's FREE noontime concert includes works by Thompson, Gershwin, Clarke, Cockcroft, Ravel, Poulenc, Mozart, and Anaphora Sep 7, 2009 7:56 PM
Meetup details changed: Getting-Down-to-Business Transition AND A CALL TO MUSICIANS - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://wam.meetup.com/63/calen­dar/11033645/ When: September 1,[masked]:00 PM The primary update is to make the Matt K Aug 31, 2009 2:49 PM
The Impact of Jazz - Preview not available Anaphora Aug 18, 2009 11:55 AM
New Meetup: Getting-Down-to-Business Transition - Announcing a new Meetup for Oak Park Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: Getting-Down-to-Business Transition When: September 1,[masked]:00 PM Price: $1.00 per person Where: Border's 16th Street Matt K Aug 4, 2009 12:37 PM
A book to discuss at Thursday's Meetup - In my travels over the past couple of weeks, starting to market my novel, Monhegan Windows , I had some fascinating discussions with painters, writers, booksellers and readers. One thing that came up was a painter's strong recommendation to me that Matt K Jul 20, 2009 9:33 AM
Hey - Preview not available Marcia Jul 13, 2009 2:35 AM
Meetup details: July Gathering - I've set a meeting for almost 4 weeks from now. (I'm out of town much of the time between now and then.) If someone would like to have a meeting thrown in sooner -- at the Starbucks or elsewhere -- I can make you an Asst Organizer and you can host it. Matt K Jun 30, 2009 10:00 AM
Re: [wam-63] Meetup location addendum: Last Hurrah (until next time?) Meetup - love to attend but i have another engagement il be in touch --- On Thu, 5/14/09, Matt K <[address removed]> user 6. May 14, 2009 2:38 PM
Meetup location addendum: Last Hurrah (until next time?) Meetup - Sorry... I thought the first e-mail included mention of the location, but it didn't. So . . . I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://wam.meetup.com/63/calen­dar/1041138 Matt K May 14, 2009 11:57 AM
New Meetup: Last Hurrah (until next time?) Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Oak Park Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: Last Hurrah (until next time?) Meetup When: May 21,[masked]:15 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) As I announced a few wee Matt K May 14, 2009 11:48 AM
Bowing out as Organizer - I've been the Organizer for this Meetup for approaching one year (since last June 2nd). I've enjoyed the meetings, but clearly have not had the time, energy or focus to make it what it could be and deserves to be, given we presently have 144 Writers, Arti Matt K Apr 23, 2009 12:52 AM
Anaphora's Contemporary Series #4 - Preview not available Anaphora Apr 18, 2009 4:08 PM
New Meetup: Inspiration vs. Perspiration Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Oak Park Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: Inspiration vs. Perspiration Meetup When: March 31,[masked]:15 PM Where: Starbucks on Harlem Ave., just south of Lake St. and just north of the Matt K Mar 22, 2009 7:25 PM
New Meetup: After-Too-Long Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Oak Park Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: After-Too-Long Meetup When: March 10,[masked]:15 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Learn more here: Matt K Mar 3, 2009 10:05 PM
Re: [wam-63] Anaphora presents an evening of Woodwinds and Brass... - Preview not available user 7. Feb 10, 2009 1:27 PM
RE: [wam-63] Anaphora presents an evening of Woodwinds and Brass... - Barth Feb 10, 2009 9:21 AM
Re: [wam-63] Anaphora presents an evening of Woodwinds and Brass... - Preview not available user 7. Feb 10, 2009 5:55 AM
Anaphora presents an evening of Woodwinds and Brass... - Preview not available Anaphora Feb 9, 2009 7:48 PM
RE: [wam-63] Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! - May the love peace and joy that embraces your spirit within.....carry on and continue... --- On Fri, 12/26/08, resqjohn <[address removed]> Kathy Dec 26, 2008 10:55 PM
RE: [wam-63] Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } sure John Madden Illinois House of Hope Grants Coord john Dec 26, 2008 6:22 PM
Re: [wam-63] Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! - I hope u had a nice x-mas also. --- On Thu, 12/25/08, Di <[address removed]> wrote: LuCretia Dec 26, 2008 10:42 AM
Re:[wam-63] Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! - Thank you! I hope u had a merry x-mas too! --- On Thu, 12/25/08, melissa bradley <[address removed]> wrote: LuCretia Dec 26, 2008 10:42 AM
Re:[wam-63] Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! - Hi All, Hope everyone had a great Christmas! Anyone want to meet up on or Phyllis Dec 25, 2008 6:02 PM
Re:[wam-63] Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! - Merry xmas to all ---------- Sent from AT&T's Wireless network using Mobile Email ------Original Message------ From: Di To: Date: Thu, Dec 25,[masked]:27 PM Subject: [wam-63] Merry Christmas / Happy Holid melissa b. Dec 25, 2008 1:30 PM
Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! - user 1. Dec 25, 2008 1:27 PM
Re: [wam-63] Last Minute Meetup - Sat 2:00 - Preview not available user 8. Dec 19, 2008 6:49 PM
Last Minute Meetup - Sat 2:00 - I'm sorry to mention this at the last minute, but there will be an event/book signing at Barbara's Bookstore on Lake Street in Oak Park TOMORROW at 2:00 until 3:30. It would be great if you could show your support for another local artist/writer by attend user 7. Dec 19, 2008 6:02 PM
Meetup details changed: A "No Title" Meeting (Artist's Block?) - Not sure why the location was appearing as Not Yet Determined. It'll be at the same location as usual this time. Where: Starbucks 7201 Lake Street River Forest, IL 60305 That's right near the intersection of Harlem Avenue Matt K Dec 9, 2008 3:55 PM
Meetup date/time CORRECTION: A "No Title" Meeting (Artist's Block?) - I've updated this Meetup. The date & time was supposed to be Tuesday, December 16th at 7:15pm. I inadvertently put that as the deadline for RSVPing. For more details, see the full listing: Matt K Dec 4, 2008 11:38 PM
Re: [wam-63] New Meetup: A "No Title" Meeting (Artist's Block?) - Re: [wam-63] New Meetup: A "No Title" Meeting (Artist's Block?) user 8. Dec 3, 2008 4:44 PM
New Meetup: A "No Title" Meeting (Artist's Block?) - Announcing a new Meetup for Oak Park Writers, Artists & Musicians! What: A "No Title" Meeting (Artist's Block?) When: December 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup D Matt K Dec 3, 2008 4:37 PM
Re: [wam-63] RESCHEDULING TONIGHT'S MEETUP . . . to next week. - sorry its taken me so long to get back to you but i have a prior engagement this coming friday im sorry im going to miss it user 6. Nov 12, 2008 11:48 PM
Re: [wam-63] RESCHEDULING TONIGHT'S MEETUP . . . to next week. - user 1. Nov 7, 2008 12:26 PM
Re: [wam-63] RESCHEDULING TONIGHT'S MEETUP . . . to next week. - user 1. Nov 7, 2008 12:10 PM
RESCHEDULING TONIGHT'S MEETUP . . . to next week. - Due to a family commitment that came up at the last minute, I need to postpone this Meetup. So I am rescheduling it for a week from today -- same time, same location, Friday November 14th. I hope those of you who responded YES will still be able to make i Matt K Nov 7, 2008 12:03 PM
Meetup Friday, November 7th — "Back on Track" Meetup - I've scheduled a new Meetup, and hopefully the gods won't rain down torrents and create floods just before this one. For more details, see the full listing: http://wam.meetup.com/63/calen­dar/9038692/ Matt K Oct 27, 2008 8:05 PM
Re: [wam-63] Message Board is OPEN - Thanks Matt.. --- On Mon, 9/29/08, Matt K <[address removed]> wrote: Kathy Sep 29, 2008 7:53 PM
Re: [wam-63] So..... - I am not interested in song collaboration. Music is not my creative thing. Quoting Kathy : > So I saw Godon Lightfoot last night(i volunteer at the > Rialto)....and it brought back in perspective and a great deal of > res user 6. Sep 29, 2008 7:29 PM
Message Board is OPEN - I've opened up the Message Board for the Meetup Group. So those of you looking for a place to start a conversation that everyone else might be miffed at being conducted via the Meetup's e-mail now have that place. Just click the "Message Matt K Sep 29, 2008 7:16 PM
So..... - So I saw Godon Lightfoot last night(i volunteer at the Rialto)....and it brought back in perspective and a great deal of respect of what a great storyteller he Kathy Sep 29, 2008 6:51 PM
Re: [wam-63] From Matt: Creating Forums for our Meetup - user 7. Sep 20, 2008 12:50 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - I work in Oak Park, but live directly east on North Avenue by Clark Street. --- On Fri, 9/19/08, Kathy wrote: > From: Kathy > Subject: Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea > To: [address removed] user 6. Sep 19, 2008 7:03 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - I'll try and creat one tomorrow....unless someone else wants to step in....Is everyone in the Oak park area?....I live in the south burbs.... --- O Kathy Sep 19, 2008 6:27 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - I'd be interested. Please send a notice to the group when the Meetup is created. Lee B. Sep 19, 2008 4:36 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - user 7. Sep 19, 2008 4:30 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - I sure do! Like the Tuesday Night Club that spurred Cheryl Crow's songwriting! --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Kathy <[address removed]> w user 6. Sep 19, 2008 12:08 PM
Re: [wam-63] From Matt: Creating Forums for our Meetup - Thanks Matt and Kathryn for checking this out. I just want to chime in. The group poetry is an inte Lee B. Sep 19, 2008 11:09 AM
Re: [wam-63] From Matt: Creating Forums for our Meetup - Hi Matt. My beer runners meetup uses bulletin boards for this sort of thing. See http://running.meetup.com/342/­ . -----Original Message----- From: Matt K <[address removed]> To user 7. Sep 19, 2008 10:58 AM
Short Graphic Artist Assignment - Attention Graphic Artists: I am currently working for the owner of an IT consulting firm, writing content for the company's web site. Now that the content is nearly done, we need someone to create the "look and feel" of the site. If user 7. Sep 19, 2008 10:55 AM
From Matt: Creating Forums for our Meetup - Lee (et al.) -- Lee Barry asked if we have a forum section. The Matt K Sep 19, 2008 10:44 AM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - About at the next writers meetup....??? I HOPE this is going to the bulletin board only........ --- On Fri, 9/19/08, Laurann < Kathy Sep 19, 2008 10:06 AM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - user 4. Sep 19, 2008 2:08 AM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - green Like mr greenjens/// --- On Thu, 9/18/08, John B <[address removed]> wrote: Kathy Sep 18, 2008 10:44 PM
Re: [I agree to many e-mails - I was joking as a little of this could be fun but then it's overdone- I think the idea of a bulletin board makes more sense but the exercise was fun for aw John B Sep 18, 2008 10:22 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - a cat without claws needs a divorce lawyer named Mr. Green --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Kathy <[address removed]> wrote: John B Sep 18, 2008 10:11 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Anyone want to start a songwriters meetup......) --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Maureen Brill <[address removed]> wrote: Kathy Sep 18, 2008 9:33 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - the poison of the virus was beginning to part --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Maureen Brill <[address removed]> wrote: Kathy Sep 18, 2008 9:27 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Start a bulletin board then...>...dog without teeth.....is that like a cat without claws......) --- On Thu, 9/18/08, John B <jsberns3@yahoo.c Kathy Sep 18, 2008 9:24 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Same here. I don't like getting all these e-mails either. My writing is much more direct and to the point than this. I don't want my name on this. Thank you. --- On Thu, 9/18/08, John B wrote: > From: John B user 6. Sep 18, 2008 8:33 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Short and fleeting, but imbedded in my mind forever. --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Jim Waddick wrote: > From: Jim Waddick > Subject: Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea > To: [address removed] > user 6. Sep 18, 2008 8:25 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - The sun was healing the deep chasm in my heart --- On Thu, 9/18/08, John B wrote: > From: John B > Subject: Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea > To: [address removed] > Date: Thursday, Sept user 6. Sep 18, 2008 8:24 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - I kind of like the chaos of all this and I've done lots of deletions but this song is reaching a climatic completion like a dog without it's teeth John B Sep 18, 2008 4:52 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Everyone... Could you please move this conversation to a bulletin board on the web site? I am getting waaaay too many emails in my inbox about this topic. -----Original Message----- From: Lee Barry <[address removed]> To: user 7. Sep 18, 2008 3:56 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Here is the cumulative version, beginning with the first 4 l Lee B. Sep 18, 2008 3:52 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - user 7. Sep 18, 2008 3:45 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Date: Thursday, September 18, 2008, 2:13 PM John B Sep 18, 2008 3:39 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - From the icy wind blowing over my frozen ocean I squeezed the gun user 6. Sep 18, 2008 2:13 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - From the icy wind blowing over my frozen ocean I squeezed the gun dripping cat-sup from my ear --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Lee Barry < John B Sep 18, 2008 12:19 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - I third it! --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Kathy <[address removed]> wrote: user 6. Sep 18, 2008 12:14 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Exactly. It all starts with an evocative statement. I'll start. How about a classic Groucho Marx line? "If I stand any close to you user 6. Sep 18, 2008 12:14 PM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing ide - I rememberdoing something like this in a band I was in awhile back, and it turned some interesting results. I play bass as well as guitar if you would want some musical assistance too. Count me in Eric Sep 18, 2008 11:49 AM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - longing to detoxify and surrender once again to the warmth of yesterdays dream gotta go to work now (working a double shift)...nice exchange of word Kathy Sep 18, 2008 10:46 AM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - From the icy wind blowing over my frozen ocean Lee B. Sep 18, 2008 10:21 AM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - lost moments in time are freezing my depth --- On Thu, 9/18/08, Lee Barry <[address removed]> wrote: Kathy Sep 18, 2008 9:53 AM
Re: [wam-63] Intro & collaborative writing idea - Still don't know what I really feel Lee B. Sep 18, 2008 9:41 AM

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