WBEZ | FitzGerald’s http://www.wbez.org/venues/fitzgerald%E2%80%99s-0 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Member Meet-up: Live Lit Edition http://www.wbez.org/member-meet-live-lit-edition-108140 <p><p><strong>This event is SOLD OUT.&nbsp; If you&rsquo;d like to watch a LIVE STREAM of the show, please click <a href="http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-live-lit-edition-108686">here</a> at 7pm on Tuesday, September 17<sup>th</sup>.</strong></p><p><em><strong>Live Lit (n):</strong></em>&nbsp;A fast-growing genre of live performance that involves a microphone, a story and an audience, typically done in a bar or bookstore for very little money.</p><p>Chicago&rsquo;s Live Lit scene is a rapidly growing community of people who love to tell stories.&nbsp; The old cliché that &ldquo;stories have been around since the cavemen&rdquo; is true, but this bare-bones approach to getting together to exchange and listen to stories has caught steam of late.&nbsp; On any given night in Chicago, you can find a place to test out your work as a performer, or catch a collection of stories as an audience member.</p><p>WBEZ wants to offer you a chance to experience this new art &ldquo;movement&rdquo; before it becomes much bigger!</p><p>On September 17<sup>th</sup>, WBEZ members will get a backstage pass into the world of Live Lit with our&nbsp;<strong>WBEZ Member Meet-up: Live Lit Edition</strong>&nbsp;at the historic FitzGerald&rsquo;s Nightclub in Berwyn.&nbsp; Join host Don Hall and the producers/storytellers from&nbsp;<em>The Moth</em>,&nbsp;<em>This Much is True</em><em>, Story Club</em>, <em>Write Club</em>,&nbsp;<em>Stoop Style Stories</em>,&nbsp;<em>Here&rsquo;s the Story</em>,&nbsp;<em>2</em><em><sup>nd</sup></em>&nbsp;<em>Story</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Guts &amp; Glory</em>.&nbsp; Participants will join each other for a hybrid performance/discussion where our members will get a chance to hear about these individual storytelling nights from the people who made them <em>and</em>&nbsp;hear stories interspersed throughout.</p></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:20:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/member-meet-live-lit-edition-108140