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OPAAC Community Arts initiative

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OAK PARK IL - The Oak Park Area Arts Council has accepted a grant from a private donor in support of a community arts initiative that will bring music to …

Paul Schingle Reviews

Storyteller Dvorak brings it with 'Bowling for Christmas'

Have you ever met someone who can tell a story, and it drifts into another one and (maybe) still …

Pantry Pulse

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Gift of folksinger transforms the pantry

by Barbara Rose

You feel the spirit of the music almost before you hear it, the minute you join the crowd filing into …

The Glory of Love


Big Bill Broonzy performed "The Glory of Love on opening night at the Old Town School of Folk Music in December, 1957.

MD breaks down an arrangement based …

4th annual Milwaukee community sing

Community Sing 2012


Dvorak, Thompson and Siemsen to lead fourth Community Sing in Milwaukee on February 22

MIlwaukee, WI - Chicago's Mark Dvorak, songstress …

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

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On Sunday, December 8 MD performed this classic seasonal favorite at WDCB's Holiday Hoot, held on the campus of College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

The …

Folk night in Downers Grove

An evening of original song in Downers Grove December 28

DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois - Singer songwriters Walt Meder and Mark Dvorak will perform their original …

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