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May 2019

Parched: Stories of Water, Pollution, and Theft

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

One event on May 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Free Street Theater, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States

The news of Flint's water crisis shocked much of the nation. However, for many, Flint is a chapter in a book about the water injustices that plague us. For centuries water has been stolen from communities; Chicago's water filled with toxins; Chicago waste water is sent down the Mississippi Rive to the Gulf of Mexico; the Lakota people of the Dakota's are still struggling to keep water sacred against DAPL; and places like California face a drought and consequently raging…

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