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Artist, musician and former Lincoln-Way student Joseph Rauen displays a few of his unique instruments at Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights Saturday, April 6. Photos by Rochelle McAuliffe/22nd Century Media
John Brandt and Susan Kay Henke of Kankakee admire former Lincoln-Way student Joseph Rauen’s “The Punchbowl,” on display through May 4 at Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights.
Dave Bartlett of Chicago Heights studies an instrument created by Joseph Rauen that is inspired by the banjo.
Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter
4:00 am CDT April 10, 2019
With spring upon us, many people will begin the annual spring cleaning to clear out old junk from garages and basements. For most, the old junk is thrown away, donated or recycled; but for Joseph Rauen, that junk gets a new life in music.