Posted in May 2013

Meet our Readers: Carly Oishi

Hello everyone, and welcome to our all-lady June lineup! If you haven’t done so yet mark your calendars for Sunday, June 9 for Ladies Night at Swim Cafe! Kicking off our Ladies Night lineup is Carly Oishi, who likes to express herself with balloons. Carly Oishi is the co-producer of Solo in the 2nd City, … Continue reading

Meet our readers – Paul Whitehouse

If you remember one thing about Paul, please let it be that he willingly performs in a show called Sex AKA Weiners and Boobs, and it’s Reader Recommended! Everyone: meet Paul Whitehouse. Paul loves to tell stories. He has told tales at This Much is True, Story Lab, Adult Education, and Paper Machete. He will be sharing … Continue reading

Meet our readers – Chris Bower

Our next reader is an enigma; he poses for photographs with instruments that bear no relation to his actual work… or do they?  Chris Bower is a playwright and short story writer who works and teaches in Chicago and does not know how to play the accordion.  He is the curator/host of the Ray’s Tap Reading … Continue reading

Meet our readers – Rachael Smith

Lizard enthusiast, LIZARD ENTHUSIAST!!!  I have so many questions for our readers this month. Come out to Swim Cafe on Sunday and hear what kind of stories a lizard enthusiast might tell you. Chicago native and graduate of Vienna’s Hot Dog University, Rachael Smith is a writer, Reiki Master, lizard enthusiast and avid party hostess. … Continue reading

Meet our readers – Sarah Michaelson

Everyone, meet Sarah: Sarah Michaelson recently discovered what adding a can of coconut milk can do for soup stock (thank you, Linda!). Sarah has published essays in YogaChicago and she is the proud producer of a 12-minute documentary called, “The Voice Box.”  She’s also performed at SpeakEasy, Speak Hard and Story Lab.  Sarah would like … Continue reading