This summer, DePaul Art Museum hosted “Remaking the Exceptional,” a group exhibition curated by artist and activists Aaron Hughes and Amber Ginsburg that explored the similarities between survivors of torture at the Guantánamo Bay detention camp and survivors of police torture in Chicago. This evening, Ginsburg and fellow activists celebrate the release of Remaking the […]
There’s a whole lot of story in history. And so much depends on the perspective of the storyteller. What, for example, will the future think it knows of our fraught time? What will be included? What will be omitted? What will be the spin on events like the war in Ukraine or the 2020 presidential […]
The annual festival of storytelling offers the freshest catches for COVID days.
As Write Club turns ten, founder Ian Belknap looks at the current state of the art in Chicago.
“Am I the only Latinx sharing stories right now? Where are the rest of us?”
Puppets! Storytelling! Social consciousness! Brilliant teens! Rhinofest weirdness!
Mykele Deville, McKenzie Chinn, and Jeffrey Michael Austin—aka the Growing Concerns Poetry Collective—tell stories for black folks that aim to reach everyone.
Stand-ups, sketch comedians, and storytellers seek redemption at Snubfest, a comedy festival for rejects.
The God, Sex & Death Variety Hour crams performers and material into its three theme.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, March 11