20×2 Chicago @ Schubas

Events > 2017 > April > 20x2 Chicago @ Schubas

About this event:

Created by Julian Ramirez

3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

WHAT: 20×2 Chicago is a live event where 20 people from all different walks of creative life — writers, musicians, filmmakers, web geeks and other bon vivants — are asked the same question and given two minutes each to answer in whichever way they choose.

SO WHAT: The results may take any form, from spoken word to music to film, and can be as varied as the emotions and reactions they evoke. This edition’s question is “What the fuck?” (Or WTF? if you prefer.) The show is hosted by Andrew Huff, former editor and publisher of Gapers Block, and the speakers for this edition are, in alphabetical order:

• Safia Abdalla, developer and writer
• James Allenspach, programmer
• Kim Bellware, Huffington Post reporter
• Keidra Chaney, writer and musician
• Jessi DeBartolomeo, CHIRP DJ and volunteer coordinator
• Emmanuel García, Latinx LGBTQ organizer and journalist
• Elizabeth Gomez, writer and comedian
• John Greenfield, transportation reporter and musician
• Alison Headley, writer and trapeze artist
• Leah Jones, healthcare communications specialist
• Felix Jung, developer
• Mike McGee, entrepreneur
• Parker Molloy, journalist
• Evan F. Moore, syndicated columnist
• Eden Robins, writer
• Sam Rosen, designer and Deskpass founder
• Fred Sasaki, art director, editor, organizer and writer
• Kenzo Shibata, labor organizer
• Tanner Woodford, executive director of the Chicago Design Museum
• Odette Yousef, WBEZ reporter
NOW WHAT: Tickets are $10 in advance online (on sale Friday, March 3 at noon) or at the door, and the show is all ages.

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