Check out four of our finalists telling brief stories at WBEZ Chicago Public Radio.
Can’t wait til tomorrow!
Check it out this Story Apeared in the Chicago Tribune Red Eye Today:
This is the story in the Chicagoist Today:
Do Not Miss This EVENT!!!
The Windy City Story Slam All City Championships will take place at the Viaduct Theatre Saturday May 26th at 10pm.
Feature Performer’s will be Irvine Welsh Author of Trainspotting and Marc Kelly Smith the originator of Poetry Slam.
Samantha Irby of Bitches Gotta Eat.
Scott Whitehair of This Much is True.
Shannon Cason, Moth Chicago’s Grand Slam Champion.
Luis Perez of Vocalo’s Overdrive and Music and Stories.
Patrick Salem, of the US Marine Corps.
Cara Brigandi of Grown Folk Stories.
Windy City Story Slam Host Bill Hillmann Appeared on WGN Radio’s Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan show to talk about the Championships Here’s a link to the interview:
Check Out this Cool Video of the Semi Finals!!!
The Origins of the Windy City Story Slam will be revealed Friday night. Don’t miss it. We’ve got a wonderful cast that is bringing a tremendeous amount of energy this play. Tom Mula a pro director and a great guy is getting the best out of them and the writing.
The Windy City Story Slam is set to duke it out with Porchlight Storytelling in S.F. Sunday December 4th at the Edinburgh Castle in San Francisco. Five on Five as usual for these City vs City battles. You don’t want to miss this. This is all part of the Windy City Story Slam/Criminal Class Press west coast tour. We’re going into San Quentin prison to do a battle with the prisoner writer’s workshop there. Then headed up to Portland for an event with Portland Story Theatre. Then down to LA for Book Soup. It’s gonna be a hell of a ride. Check out Kevin’s interview at SF Station the Gaper’s Block of San Fran:
Thanks to everyone who braved the rain and come out to support the John and Betty Scholarship Slam. We raised $3,000 in a wonderful evening. Joe Meno won the Battle of the Titan’s Story Slam. An inspiring evening and I’m proud to say there will be a John and Betty Scholarship this year in the Fiction Department at Columbia College. Get your manuscripts in guys! And thanks to everyone who supported this event!