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Podcasts on the topic of “Live Lit” 88 results

First Time First Chance - Freda Love Smith

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Freda Love Smith is a writer, drummer, and lecturer living in Evanston. She was a founding member and drummer of The Blake Babies with Juliana Hatfield, and has since played with Antenna, The Mysteries of Life, and Some Girls. She interviews musicians about food for Paste and writes about food on her blog,lovesmiths.blogspot.com. Her memoir/cookbook, Red Velvet Underground, is forthcoming on Agate.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein

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Topics: 9:30 club, alex chilton, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, missed opportunity, second chance, steve frisbie, storytelling, thank you friends, touring musicians

First Time First Chance - Lily Be

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Lily Be is a momma, a nanny, a friend, and a storyteller. She's a wise Mexican badass from Humboldt Park with a straight from the hip style of storytelling that has made her stand out in the storytelling community. She is the first Latina Moth GrandSLAM champion, WNEP Maelstrom champ, The Spotty Truth Late Night Storytelling champ, and host/producer of The Stoop the last Thursday of each month at Rosa's Lounge. There is really nothing a bio can tell you about Lily Be that her stories can't do better.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein

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Topics: crisis, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, loss, recovery, reinvention, steve frisbie, storytelling, tightrope

First Time First Fight - ShowYouSuck

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Noted by Red Bull as a “renaissance rapper”, ShowYouSuck has raised the bar for live hip-hop performances and is considered a trailblazer for a new era: alternative hip-hop. Born on the west side of Chicago, his early encounters with the Smashing Pumpkins, Anthrax and Slayer left him a devoted rock fan for life. Without access to instruments or others interested in starting a band, Show turned to rap.

ShowYouSuck has toured with Yelawolf, Asher Roth and recently performed at Riot Fest here in Chicago. He has worked with Flosstradamus, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire and Doomtree, and is currently gearing up to release his next project, RAD- for updates follow @ShowYouSuck on Twitter!

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein and recorded by Meg Ritter Alles

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Topics: chicago, fight, junior high school, live lit, mcdonalds, storytelling

First Time First Fight - Martin Morrow

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Martin Morrow is originally from Birmingham, AL where he started doing stand-up, improv, and belonged to an award winning sketch/stand-up hybrid, "Tubbi and Martin." He has put on several one man shows at The Playground Theater and MPaact Theater, and serves as an associate producer to one of the most acclaimed comedy shows in the country, Comedians You Should Know, as well as being a part of the 100 Proof Comedy cast. He is a regular at the Laugh Factory and has performed in various cities and comedy festivals around the country including TBS Just For Laughs. He currently can be seen in You Had Me at En Vogue, Saturdays through December 6 at 9 pm at The Second City’s Donny’s Skybox Theater.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein and recorded by Meg Ritter Alles

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Topics: alabama, band, bully, fight, half nelson, headstrong, junior high, live lit, masturbation, storytelling, trapt, wrestling

First Time First Move - Barrie Cole

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This is a story by playwright Barrie Cole, for our show First Move. Her latest play, "Elevator Tours," which had its premiere in January of this year, was called an "unmitigated triumph of perversity" by Tony Adler of the Chicago Reader. Active in Chicago’s live lit community, Barrie has read and performed her work at Story Sessions, Essay Fiesta, Write Club, Guts and Glory, Fillet of Solo, That's All She Wrote, Looking for Love, and others. She is also working on a forthcoming short story collection.

Check out The First Time: First Impression on July 9 at Martyr's.

 

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein, photo by Sarah Avampato

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Topics: barrie cole, divorce, jump, live lit, storytelling, trampoline

First Time First Move - Dana Norris

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This piece is a story told by Dana Norris for our show First Move. Dana is the founder of the Story Club, a monthly storytelling show in Chicago, Boston, and Minneapolis. She is the editor-in-chief of Story Club Magazine, and she teaches at StoryStudio Chicago. She has published with McSweeney's, The Rumpus, the Tampa Review,and her stories have been featured on Chicago Public Radio. Her schedule of upcoming performances is on her website.

Check out The First Time: First Impression on July 9 at Martyr's.

 

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein, photo by Sarah Avampato

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Topics: chicago, chirpradio, dana norris, live lit, older boyfriend, shoop, storytelling, summer job, virgin, waitress

First Time First Scare - Helean Lee

In  October,  the theme for CHIRP’s live lit and music series, The First Time, was first scare.

Helean Lee is a CHIRP DJ, Chicago sports fan and self-admitted TV freak. And it was while watching TV, curled up in her “blanket burrito,” that Helean got her first scare, weeks after being hit by a motorcycle while she was crossing the street.

Join us for our next First Time—First Lesson, at Martyrs’ on January 15th. Click here for more information.

 

Podcast produced by Mickey Capper

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Topics: csi, live lit, scare, story, storytelling, the who, tv

First Time First Scare - Adam Burke

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s live lit and music series. Back in October 2013, the series saw its first show at its new home, Martyrs’, in North Center. The theme was first scare.

Adam Burke is a comedian and writer who’s become a regular feature in Chicago’s stand-up comedy scene.  For his first scare story, Adam reached back to his childhood in Ireland when he was convinced his brother and father were conspiring to break both of his arms.

Join us for our next First Time—First Lesson, at Martyrs’ on January 15th. Click here for more information.

 

Podcast produced by Mickey Capper

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Topics: adam burke, chicago, chicago stand-up, live lit, story, storytelling

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