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Doin’ the Cruise with Michaels, Plotnick, and Summaria

December 14 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

Join radio personality Mitch Michaels, along with co-authors photojournalist Jim Summaria, and writer Mark Plotnick at this special event promoting rock radio personality, Mitch Michaels.

Doin’ the Cruise: Memories From a Lifetime in Radio and Rock & Roll features his years in radio.

Mitch Michaels has a long record as a personality, innovator, and communicator, in the field of radio. From his beginnings at WHFS Bethesda, Md., his native Cleveland at WNCR and WMMS, to his many years in Chicago at WGLD, WXRT(a station he helped to start), WDAI, the first voice heard on WKQX (Bob Pittman’s radio prototype for MTV), WLUP, WBBM-FM, WCKG, WLS & WXCD, 9FM, WRXQ and currently on 95.9 The River.

Plotnick and Summeria will also feature their book, Classic Rock: Photographs from Yesterday and Today, the original and high-quality performance photography of veteran photojournalist, Jim Summaria and writer Mark Plotnick. Through Summeria’s camera lens, readers get a front row view of many Rock and Roll Hall of Famers in performance as well as other artists often overlooked but whose contributions are compelling. This mostly full color, 7”W x 10”H premium-quality publication draws intriguing visual contrast between artists in their prime – and, if still performing, as they have appeared more recently.

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