Not sure what to do tonight? Head on over to the Chicago Urban Art Society and check out their Windy Story Slam Semi-Finals! It’s sure to be a great event! The Windy City Story Slam has collected Chicago’s finest storytellers to compete in the All-City Championships Semi-Finals Friday May 18th at Chicago Urban Arts Society’s new location 600 W. Cermak in Chicago. The Competitors include Cara Brigandi of Grown Folks Stories, Scott Whitehair of This Much is True Storytelling, Shannon Cason of Moth Chicago, Deb Lewis of 2nd Story, Luis Perez of Vocalo FM’s Stories and Music, Jacob Knabb of Another Chicago Magazine, Jesse Jordan of RUI, Jeff Kerr of Criminal Class Press, and several more. Out of the 15 semi-finalists only 5 will advance to the All-City Championships where they will share the stage with new Chicagoan Irvine Welsh author of Trainspotting and Skagboys at the Viaduct Theatre May 26th. The audience will decide who advances to the big stage.
Windy City Story Slam Semi-Finals (TONIGHT!)