Please come support Dan and Literacy Works, on Thursday Dec 5th at the Fulton Street Collective. Literacy Works teaches adults to read both via low literacy advocacy and by way of ESL classes. Literacy works with multiple organizations in Chicago to create workshops and rubrics for teaching teachers. While it’s a hard number to quantify, …
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Jun 12 2018
To almost all our fans, it’s looked like we’ve been doing nothing. And I have to imagine, to some of us who have been working on projects – I think we’ve felt that way too. But it isn’t true. We took a stab at making Journey, we took a stab at making a video …
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Aug 14 2015
It was a conversational show. After the stories people asked questions. Said, “Wait, what about?” The show felt sort of dreamy to me. The way it ebbed and flowed reminded me of a tired late night conversation between friends. One where you don’t want to go to bed, so you ask one more question, you …
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Jun 08 2015
A Month Of… 1225 West Belmont Wed. June 10th 7:30 Food 8:00 Stories @printersrow #litfest A photo posted by Story Luck (@storyluck) on Jun 6, 2015 at 2:36pm PDT Have you heard the term, reverse pick pocketing? It’s when you slip something into a person’s pocket, purse, or wallet without them knowing. It’s easier to …
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Oct 03 2014
This month the audience chose to go out and find strangers with special places to go. We got a lot of good suggestions. (You can follow us on Instagram/storyluck and twitter/storyluck to watch us live tweet the event!)
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Jul 25 2014
A long time ago, I asked Andy Patton to talk to me about his game Speak Easy. Now that he’s hit his Kickstarter goal, (We backed him, and so should you!) I’d like to share some of the thoughts he had about the game.
Speakeasy is a Prohibition era role playing game that involves players dividing into two teams—the Mob and the Feds—and wheeling and dealing over the course of three hours to make sure their team comes out on top. To describe it to people I usually ask them if they’ve played Mafia, then say it is like that (minus the problems of Mafia) on steroids.
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Jun 30 2014
Come to our next Show! A Month Of…Storytelling Stage 773 1225 West Belmont Ave Wed. July 9th 7:30 Food 8:00 Stories $10 or free with a shared dish or story posted here. Facebook invite. After each A Month Of… the audience chooses a theme for the next show. And all month long the audience and …
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May 15 2013
Join Here’s the Story on June 2nd for some of the greatest people and best storytellers we know. Features Samantha Irby, Ray Teresi, Cory O’Brien, Angelina Pizzi and Polly Yukevich will be on hand to expand your horizons, crack you up, strum your pain with their fingers, and sing your life with their words. For just this month’s show, we will be just next door to Stage 773, at Theater Wit, enjoying their pretty exposed brick walls and abundant air conditioning… sweet.
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Here’s the Story June 2nd
7:30 potluck/ 8pm show
Theater Wit,1229 W. Belmont
$9 at the door, FREE if you bring a dish for the potluck
to avoid being turned away, please purchase advance tickets online here!
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Apr 23 2013
Seems like new creative projects are springing up like wildflowers all over town! This season, Chicago people seem inventive and prolific; unafraid to dream new things up, smart enough to test them out within communities of resourceful friends, and willing to put in the work to make them happen.
I used to feel like there was a long distance between the dreams and ideas that lived inside me and the actual world; an almost unbridgeable gulf. I came to Chicago with a heart’s desire to learn to build such bridges, and I couldn’t have chosen a better place to learn. Friends and colleagues here remind me daily of the powerful combination of want and will and wiles, and I am grateful. (I include a gracious tip of the hat, or curtsy… or something more gender neutral?… to my HtS collaborator Dan, for all he continues to teach and discover with me in this regard.)
Our next show features some awesome givers. People who are making and doing very cool things. Read on to learn more about them!
Here’s the Story
May 5th, 7:30 potluck/ 8pm show
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont
$8 at the door or free with a dish for the potluck
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