The next session of OUTspokena monthly storytelling event that centers on tales of fun and fortune from local LGBTQ+ men and women and their close friendswill take place Tuesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. on Zoom.
This time, the speakers will include an artist, two storytellers and a teacher.
Steve English is an advocate for disabled children and the equality of animals. He facilitates "Rainbow Youth Connections"the only LBGTQA workshop for artists and writers on Chicago's South Side. He is the father of an adopted son.
Lisa Pearson has a master's of fine arts from The Theater School at DePaul University and teaches language arts in Oak Park. She has shared her personal stories at Live Lit events around Chicago, including Write Club, Voice Box and Sad Clown, among others.
Shane Hendrix is an actor/singer; lately, he has discovered his talents as a writer and teller of stories.
Chetter Galloway is a graduate of East Tennessee State University with a master of arts in storytelling. Originally, from Virginia, Galloway became interested in storytelling while working at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, but he grew up with the art, as his father would tell stories on Sunday road trips.
This March OUTspoken production has been curated by Archy Jamjun, and will be co-hosted by David Fink and Kim L. Hunt.
This program is free. Interested people can go to Facebook and log on to "OUTspoken at Sidetrack;" the Zoom information will be available the day before the event. For more information, call 773-477-9189 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .