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Monday, June 16, 2014

"Honorary" Monday Nun Day Post: Jennifer Rivera's EP is released tomorrow and performed on radio this weekend

For today's Monday Nun Day posting, we're giving a shoutout to Jennifer Rivera who plays a nun this summer, portraying Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking.

Tomorrow is the release date for Jennifer's EP album The Garrison Keillor Songs, five songs written by the author who hosts A Prairie Home Companion on public radio. The music was composed by Grammy Award Winner Robert Aldridge.
The album will only be released digitally; check out The Garrison Keillor Songs on iTunes.

Tune in this weekend to A Prairie Home Companion, as Rivera will be singing the songs live from Ravinia. The show is broadcast Saturday from 4 to 6 pm (Mountain) in the Denver area on Colorado Public Radio, and again on Sunday from 10 am to Noon.

You can also read Jennifer's blog about performing three times on A Prairie Home Companion, or listen to the archived episodes online from April 16, 2005December 24, 2005; and December 28, 2008.

Dead Man Walking performs in Central City from July 5 to 25. The opera is based on Sister Helen Prejean's autobiography of the same name.

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