Matt Flemming Archive

  • It was so, so good. Warm thanks to everyone who came to take the stage and listen to stories and share food with each other, and even witness Stephanie's and my gleefully absurd opening shenanigans. We loved being with you all, and can't wait to tell you who won Audience Favorite! Click to find out, and to see gorgeous photos from the night. 0

    December Recap and Walk-Up Winner!

    It was so, so good. Warm thanks to everyone who came to take the stage and listen to stories and share food with each other, and even witness Stephanie's and my gleefully absurd opening shenanigans. We loved being with you all, and can't wait to tell you who won Audience Favorite! Click to find out, and to see gorgeous photos from the night.

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  • Last night was wonderful. We are so grateful to all of our tellers for the care and craft that went into their stories. And equally grateful to our guests for bringing delicious, gorgeous potluck dishes, and for sharing their warm attention. Click to find out who our slam winner was, and to grab seats for June's show. 0

    April Recap and Walk-Up Winner!

    Last night was wonderful. We are so grateful to all of our tellers for the care and craft that went into their stories. And equally grateful to our guests for bringing delicious, gorgeous potluck dishes, and for sharing their warm attention. Click to find out who our slam winner was, and to grab seats for June's show.

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  • February 26th's show will stand as one of my favorite Here, Chicago shows of all time. In the 5 years I've been doing this, I'm not sure we've had a night with such consistently beautiful storytelling. Our storytellers made a quilt of stories with common patterns that ran through the night. Many themes were interwoven, but there was a common thread of human spirit that finds a way and burns bright. 0

    February Recap and Walk-Up Winner!

    February 26th's show will stand as one of my favorite Here, Chicago shows of all time. In the 5 years I've been doing this, I'm not sure we've had a night with such consistently beautiful storytelling. Our storytellers made a quilt of stories with common patterns that ran through the night. Many themes were interwoven, but there was a common thread of human spirit that finds a way and burns bright.

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