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P.J. O’Rourke, Walkin’ Cane and ‘Brews + Prose’

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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P.J. O’Rourke, Walkin’ Cane and ‘Brews + Prose’ Dee Perry welcomes back Toledo-born political satirist P.J. O'Rourke to share stories from his new book The Baby Boom: How it Got That Way… And It Wasn’t My Fault… And I’ll Never Do It Again. Plus Austin Walkin' Cane Charanghat shares music from his new CD - One Heart Walkin' - with a performance in our Key Bank studio. And we preview the next Brews + Prose event at The Market Garden Brewery with poets David Baker and Linda Gregerson.

Additional Information

P.J. O’Rourke is the author of The Baby Boom: How it Got That Way… And It Wasn’t My Fault… And I’ll Never Do It Again

Austin Walkin’ Cane Charanghat hosts CD release parties for One Heart Walkin’ at G.A.R. Hall in Peninsula Friday, April 4 at 7pm and then Saturday at Brothers Lounge at 9pm

David Baker and Linda Gregerson share poems tonight (April 1) at The Market Garden Brewery for Brews + Prose.


Arts and Culture, History, Literature, Music


P.J. O’Rourke, author

Austin Walkin’ Cane Charanghat, musician

David Baker and Linda Gregerson, poets

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Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

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