Michael Mikrut

I am retired from Northeastern Illinois University where I worked for 30 years as an Assistant Auditorium Technical Director. Currently I am a public access producer, freelance videographer, photographer, web page designer and musician. I enjoy music and movies. I am married, a father of four and grandfather of seven. I am a big Beatles fan and record collector.

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Mad City Money at East Leyden High School

Mad City Money at East Leyden High School

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leyden Credit Union in Franklin Park co-sponsored with East Leyden High School a workshop / seminar called Mad City Money which taught high school students how to create and maintain a household budget. Here are a few photos from the event.

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Mad City Money at East Leyden High School

Mad City Money at East Leyden High School

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leyden Credit Union in conjunction with East Leyden High School sponsored Mad City Money, a hands on workshop that taught high school students how to create and maintain a household budget.  Here is a video from that day.

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Triton College’s Fall Family Fun Fest

Triton College’s Fall Family Fun Fest

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Triton College held its annual Fall Family Fun Fest on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Here are a few photos from that event. Check out People and Places print edition for more coverage.

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Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con 2017

Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con 2017

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s October, fall is in the air and Halloween is just around the corner.  It’s time to take a look at some costumed fans of comic books and the pop world.  These are pictures that I took on my annual visit to Chicago’s Comic-Con  convention held at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  

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The Taste of Saint Gertrude, Franklin Park, IL August 26 and 27, 2017

The Taste of Saint Gertrude, Franklin Park, IL August 26 and 27, 2017

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here are a few photos that I took at The Taste of Saint Gertrude’s in Franklin Park the weekend of August 26th. through the 27th. of 2017.  There was a wide variety of ethnic and American food, entertainment, dancing and games.  Fun was had by all that attended.  

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The 40th. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade

The 40th. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

On October 1st, 2017 The Park District of Franklin Park held The 40th. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade.  It began at Scott and Grand and ended at North Park where children were able to pick out pumpkins and decorate them at the annual Pumpkin Fest.  I shot this parade with my WinBook action camera and […]

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Within You Without You by Phil Angotti & Friends

Within You Without You by Phil Angotti & Friends

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here’s a taste of Indian Music as Phil Angotti and Friends perform Within You Without which was written by George Harrison on the Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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Denny Laine Formerly of Wings and The Moody Blues

Denny Laine Formerly of Wings and The Moody Blues

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here is a video that I recorded of Denny Laine performing Mull of Kintyre and Go Now at The Fest For Beatles Fans Chicago 2017.  Denny was a former member of The Moody Blues as well as Paul McCartney’s band Wings.

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Pepperland Rockestra Strings Performing Love by John Lennon

Pepperland Rockestra Strings Performing Love by John Lennon

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pepperland Rockestra Strings Performing Love by John Lennon at the Fest For Beatles Fans Chicago 2017 held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois.

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Sgt. Sauerkraut performing Yesterday, Polka Style!

Sgt. Sauerkraut performing Yesterday, Polka Style!

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here is Sgt. Sauerkraut performing Yesterday, Polka Style at the Fest For Beatles Fans Chicago 2017.

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