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Parched: Stories of Water, Pollution, and Theft

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - May 26 @ 8:30 pm

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 fires. This year, the youth at Free Street expose these injustices, while reflecting on the beauty and power of water, and investigating “When did water become a privilege?” The youth ensemble presents their MainStage production of”Parched (Stories of Water, Pollution and Theft),” in May 2019.

Details

Start:
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
End:
May 26 @ 8:30 pm

Organizer

Free Street
Phone:
7737727248
Email:
info@freestreet.org
Website:
www.freestreet.org

Venue

Free Street Theater
1419 W. Blackhawk St. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Phone:
7737727248
Website:
www.freestreet.org