storytelling Chicago Archive

  • Sunday's show was wonderful. The stories were powerful, well crafted and well-told. There were stories about injustice and personal triumph, dreams, danger, divine inspiration and absurd misunderstandings. Nnamdi and I were each grateful at the end of the night for the opportunity to share the time with all of you. Click to read more! 0

    June Recap and Walk-Up Winner!

    Sunday's show was wonderful. The stories were powerful, well crafted and well-told. There were stories about injustice and personal triumph, dreams, danger, divine inspiration and absurd misunderstandings. Nnamdi and I were each grateful at the end of the night for the opportunity to share the time with all of you. Click to read more!

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  • Join us on October 4th for a wonderful night of true storytelling, potluck dinner, and vital creative community. October's show is set to be great, with one of our most exciting features line-ups to date! A primary goal of Here, Chicago is to bring you stories from people with a wide range of life-experiences, and we've got that in spades in October. Click to see who's joining us, and save your seats at the link on the right. 0

    October 4th Show

    Join us on October 4th for a wonderful night of true storytelling, potluck dinner, and vital creative community. October's show is set to be great, with one of our most exciting features line-ups to date! A primary goal of Here, Chicago is to bring you stories from people with a wide range of life-experiences, and we've got that in spades in October. Click to see who's joining us, and save your seats at the link on the right.

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  • June 7th was a moving, unique and beautiful show. It held stories of crime, magic, institutionalization, accidental international espionage, prophecy and love. The tone was serious and somber at times... but underneath that surface was something pushing through, like life resolute, resillient and rising. Click for beautiful photographs, and for free audio of the night. 0

    June Recap and Walk-Up Winner!

    June 7th was a moving, unique and beautiful show. It held stories of crime, magic, institutionalization, accidental international espionage, prophecy and love. The tone was serious and somber at times... but underneath that surface was something pushing through, like life resolute, resillient and rising. Click for beautiful photographs, and for free audio of the night.

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  • Fantastic human beings are coming to share their stories with you on June 7th. Join us for an evening of true stories told live, diverse creative community, and a giant potluck dinner. Tickets tend to sell out, and so we suggest grabbing yours in advance. They can be had at the link on the right. Join us at Theater Wit for a beautiful night. 0

    June 7th Show

    Fantastic human beings are coming to share their stories with you on June 7th. Join us for an evening of true stories told live, diverse creative community, and a giant potluck dinner. Tickets tend to sell out, and so we suggest grabbing yours in advance. They can be had at the link on the right. Join us at Theater Wit for a beautiful night.

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  • May 3rd's show features one of our most excellent line-ups to date. Click to read about the great people coming to share their stories. And please reserve seats in advance. Here, Chicago regularly sells out, and online ticketing (the link on the right) has both General Admission and FREE (Potluck) tickets available. 0

    May 3rd Show

    May 3rd's show features one of our most excellent line-ups to date. Click to read about the great people coming to share their stories. And please reserve seats in advance. Here, Chicago regularly sells out, and online ticketing (the link on the right) has both General Admission and FREE (Potluck) tickets available.

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  • Here, Chicago is back and fancy on March 8th for our first show of 2015. We've missed you during this brief hiatus, so we return bearing gifts: the featured tellers kicking off the year are stellar. Click here to see them, and secure seats at the link on the right. We are at Theater Wit in March, where the venue sells out quickly. *ALSO PLEASE NOTE: the show takes place on the 8th this month, and then returns to first Sundays.* 0

    March 8th: Our First Show of 2015

    Here, Chicago is back and fancy on March 8th for our first show of 2015. We've missed you during this brief hiatus, so we return bearing gifts: the featured tellers kicking off the year are stellar. Click here to see them, and secure seats at the link on the right. We are at Theater Wit in March, where the venue sells out quickly. *ALSO PLEASE NOTE: the show takes place on the 8th this month, and then returns to first Sundays.*

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  • Here, Chicago is on a short hiatus during Jan and Feb. Shows resume as usual in March (tickets for March are available soon)! In the meantime, you can get a little of the magic by listening to our podcasts, posted in the recap articles. Or attend some of the other lovely live lit events Chicago has to offer. There is a list of them under the tab titled "Other Fine Events".  Until March... keep each other warm. We will miss you. <3 0

    Short Hiatus!

    Here, Chicago is on a short hiatus during Jan and Feb. Shows resume as usual in March (tickets for March are available soon)! In the meantime, you can get a little of the magic by listening to our podcasts, posted in the recap articles. Or attend some of the other lovely live lit events Chicago has to offer. There is a list of them under the tab titled "Other Fine Events". Until March... keep each other warm. We will miss you. <3

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  • Ladies and gents, it's the night that's a year in the making. Join us for our Year-End Holiday Show on December 7th, featuring your Audience Favorite storytellers from 2014. The December shows are glorious. The potlucks are abundant, the stories are great, and the room is full of amazing people. Click to see your featured tellers and reserve seats now, as the event always sells out. 0

    Our Year-End Holiday Show on Dec 7th

    Ladies and gents, it's the night that's a year in the making. Join us for our Year-End Holiday Show on December 7th, featuring your Audience Favorite storytellers from 2014. The December shows are glorious. The potlucks are abundant, the stories are great, and the room is full of amazing people. Click to see your featured tellers and reserve seats now, as the event always sells out.

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  • Thanks to all who came to last night's show. And special thanks to folks who brought scrumptious potluck dishes; for your care and generosity. Everything was delicious. Thanks to our featured and walk-up storytellers for bringing a diverse range of stories; from adventures into white rooms with magical keys, to moments that proved a belief that there is no magic. Click to read about the night, see photos and listen to the podcast. Tickets for November 2nd's show will be at the link on the right soon! 0

    October Recap and Walk-Up Winner!

    Thanks to all who came to last night's show. And special thanks to folks who brought scrumptious potluck dishes; for your care and generosity. Everything was delicious. Thanks to our featured and walk-up storytellers for bringing a diverse range of stories; from adventures into white rooms with magical keys, to moments that proved a belief that there is no magic. Click to read about the night, see photos and listen to the podcast. Tickets for November 2nd's show will be at the link on the right soon!

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  • Join us for stories and potlucks this fall! The featured storytellers in October are excellent people with fascinating stories to tell. Read more about them here, and reserve your seats at the link on the right. Even if you bring a dish for the potluck and receive free entry, you do need a ticket. And since the event often sells out, it helps to secure your potluck or regular tickets in advance. See you soon! 0

    October 5th Show

    Join us for stories and potlucks this fall! The featured storytellers in October are excellent people with fascinating stories to tell. Read more about them here, and reserve your seats at the link on the right. Even if you bring a dish for the potluck and receive free entry, you do need a ticket. And since the event often sells out, it helps to secure your potluck or regular tickets in advance. See you soon!

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