Join us for an evening of stories, good music, and conversation with your neighbors. Featuring stories from some of the city's best storytellers, local writers, starving artists, and community members.
Theme: WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS
With special story guests: Katie Prout and Shantell Jamison
+ open mic and music!
Hosted by Luis Perez of Vocalo 90.7FM (CHI)/89.5FM (NWI) with music by Ayana Contreras.
*Elements of the Event will be recorded for broadcast on Vocalo Radio 90.7 FM/89.5 FM WBEW and 91.5 FM WBEZ*
Katie Prout is a writer, runner and storyteller who works for A Large Internet Coupon Company in the city of Chicago. She writes about family, feelings, and all things feminism at http://inmyspiralringnotebook.blogspot.com.
Shantell Jamison is a writer, and cultural critic. She is the author of "Drive Yourself in the Right Direction: Simple Quotes on how to Achieve Your Best Self." When she's not telling stories or working out, she's enjoying good food with friends and chilling with her dog Gigi.
This is an all ages event
21+ to drink
Featured Storytellers are invited to share their stories, which we take a short music break courtesy of Ayana Contreras host of Vocalo’s Reclaimed Soul.
Members of the crowd take the stage for an OPEN MIC as well. The best stories will be featured on Vocalo.
Bring your best stories to share... otherwise just come to listen, chill, and groove.
OPEN MIC RULES:
You and the microphone with a TRUE story. No music acts, no poetry, ONLY STORIES. 6 MINUTE LIMIT. Take advantage of your chance to be heard on the radio.