Described as "blissful...and hypnotic" by the
Chicago Sun-Times, Ten Tongues is
led by performance poet Cin Salach on words spoken and sung, and
includes musicians Mark Messing on wind & toys; Doug Brush on beats
& boxes; Dave Zaworkski on strings & strangeness, and Mark Penner-Howell
on amplified anything.
Salach's CD and video work have been aired on WBEZ, Image Union, and
Oprah. Her first book was published in 1996, by Tia Chucha. In the
fall of 2001, Cin wrote and performed in an original musical theatre
piece "Undone" in collaboration with About Face Theatre.
An Illinois Arts Council award recipient and two-time Ragdale Fellow,
Cin is a segment host on the Emmy-award winning PBS show,