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October 2018

MENU/MENÚ: Sip N’ Cope with Jackie Herrera and Omari Ferrell

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Storyfront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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SIP N COPE with Jackie Herrera and Omari Ferrell "Because laughter is Vaporrub for the Southside soul." WHAT'S SIP N COPE? SIP N COPE is a monthly series that invites audiences to come and watch stand-up comedians and improvisers throw down with stand-up sets and storytelling. Complimentary tacos or tamales are provided, a donation bar is available or you can can BYOB. Come, chill, laugh and, who knows, we might pull you on stage to tell a joke or two…

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menu/menú

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

The Storyfront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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On Thursday nights, Free Street Theater presents menu/menú, a series of interactive, intimate concerts, storytelling and stand-up nights with local artists at The Storyfront in Back of the Yards. SIP N COPE Because laughter is Vaporrub for the Southside soul. Stand=up comedians and improvisers throw down while you enjoy tacos and tamales on us until we pull you up too to a tell a joke or two. SALA SONICS MTV Unplugged but like in your abuela's living room. Intimate concerts in…

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MENU/MENÚ: Tragos de Papel with Miguel Aguilar, Desiree Castro, and Karen Diaz de Leon

October 18 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Storyfront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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TRAGOS DE PAPEL with Miguel Aguilar, Desiree Castro, and Karen Diaz de Leon "Since Mexicans and Southsiders love to tell the same stories (over and over)" WHAT IS TRAGOS DE PAPEL? TRAGOS DE PAPEL is when storytellers share personal stories inspired by Freestyle or House songs and we give you good eats and stage for you too! Complimentary tacos or tamales are provided, a donation bar is available or you can can BYOB. Come, chill, enjoy the stories, and maybe…

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El menú/ The Menu at the Storyfront: Sala Sonics- Maceo Haymes

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SALA SONICS with Maceo Haymes "Like MTV Unplugged in your abuela's sala" WHAT'S SALA SONICS? SALA SONICS is a monthly series that invites audiences to come and watch intimate concerts in our storefront space with our favorite Latinx musical artists. Complimentary tacos or tamales are provided, a donation bar is available or you can can BYOB. Come, chill, and enjoy the music! SALA SONICS is part of the menu/menú cultural event series at the he Free Street Storyfront in Back…

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November 2018

El menú/ The Menu at the Storyfront: Sip N Cope with Vanessa Garcia and Ashley Ray

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SIP N COPE with Vanessa Garcia and Ashley Ray "Because laughter is Vaporrub for the Southside soul." WHAT'S SIP N COPE? SIP N COPE is a monthly series that invites audiences to come and watch stand-up comedians and improvisers throw down with stand-up sets and storytelling. Complimentary tacos or tamales are provided, a donation bar is available or you can can BYOB. Come, chill, laugh and, who knows, we might pull you on stage to tell a joke or two…

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Real Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 17, 2018

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Mutant Chihuahuas are snatching people off the streets of Chicago! Will Jimmy de las Rosas turn up the heat on his own mutant abilities to fight them? Free Street Theatre, in collaboration with CLATA, presents a new imagining of The Real Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas by Free Street Artist-in-Residence Ricardo Gamboa. Don't miss this story of unlikely superheros, an evil supervillain, and mutant chihuahuas that uses clever special effects, humor, battle scenes and  puppets to create a one…

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El menú/ The Menu at the Storyfront: Tragos de Papel with Fanny Diego Alvarez, Zulema Ortiz and Anthony Soto

November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

"Since Mexicans and Southsiders love to tell the same stories (over and over)" WHAT IS TRAGOS DE PAPEL? TRAGOS DE PAPEL is when storytellers share personal stories inspired by Freestyle or House songs and we give you good eats and stage for you too!Complimentary tacos or tamales are provided, a donation bar is available or you can can BYOB. Come, chill, enjoy the stories, and maybe even share one of your own! TRAGOS DE PAPEL is part of the menu/menú…

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December 2018

Performance for Direct Action and Training

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2018 at 10:00am

The Storyfront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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It's back! Free Street Theater's Performance for Direct Action and Intervention training is a 16-hour training that helps artists and organizers plan creative direct actions. From the history of protest performance, to planning an action, to the aesthetics of scale and space, this 2 day intensive is designed to offer participants practical skills and room to invent. Details: This is a two-day intensive offered from 10-6 on December 1st and 2nd at our Storyfront (Back of the Yards) location. The…

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Water Test

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

Free Street Youth Ensemble is testing the waters in this new devised project that explores the notion of water justice in the US.

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El Menú/The Menu at The Storyfront: Sala Sonics featuring Decimaa

December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Storyfront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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SALA SONICS with Decima "Like MTV Unplugged in your abuela's sala" WHAT'S SALA SONICS? SALA SONICS is a monthly series that invites audiences to come and watch intimate concerts in our storefront space with our favorite Latinx musical artists. Complimentary tacos or tamales are provided, a donation bar is available or you can can BYOB. Come, chill, and enjoy the music! SALA SONICS is part of the menu/menú cultural event series at the he Free Street Storyfront in Back of…

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