Sidetrack OUTspoken! featured storytellers for June 4

Sat. June 1, 2019 4:36 PM by News Staff

Chicago's monthly evening of LGBTQ storytelling – known as OUTspoken! - returns Tuesday with an exciting line-up of featured storytellers.

"The key is, we all have full rich lives," OUTspoken! curator David Fink told "Talking about significant moments connects us. Although we may outwardly have little in common, as humans we all have a lot in common. Personal, true stories help remind us of these commonalities."

Six storytellers will take their turn with the microphone as Sidetrack transforms its Main and Cherry Bars into a story-telling hall with chairs for seating. There is no charge to attend, but audience members must be 21 with ID.

February storytellers are Nancy Burkholder, Tree Sequoia, Jackie Kaplan-Perkins, Julio Rodriguez, Eunji Kim, and Rae Reed.

OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series is Tuesday, June 4, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted. Doors open at 6 p.m., stories begin at 7. The event is 21+.

Related: Tree Sequoia, the bartender during the Stonewall Riots, shares his first-hand account June 5 at Sidetrack