Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The Encyclopedia Show

Wednesday Dec 2nd
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division



Chicago Slam Works brings to you The Encyclopedia Show – Hockey, at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30 pm. Tickets $6 at the door. All ages. www.encyclopediashow.com

With music, poetry, visual art and spoken word on the topic: Hockey. Featuring (Contributor – Topic):

Javon Johnson (National Poetry Slam Champion) – Black Hockey Player

Mary Hamilton (Quickies) – Billy Coutu

Death From Below (Tim Stafford and Dan Sullivan, HBO Def Poets) – The Philadelphia Quakers

Aris Theotokatos (Louder Than A Bomb Teen Slam Champion) – Chicago Blackhawks’ Cup Draught

Ian Chillag (writer for NPR's Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me) and Justin White (Visual Artist) – Lord Frederick Stanley

Music by Shanny Jean Maney (Encyclopedia Show Host) – 1980 US/USSR Olympic Semifinal

Art by Claire Niederberger (Young Chicago Authors' Saturday Writing Program Student) – The Original 6 NHL Teams.

Featuring Hosts

Robbie Q Telfer (Author of Spiking the Sucker Punch)

Shanny Jean Maney (Author of Our Brave Faces Were Just Smiles)

with cast regulars:

Kurt Heintz (E-Poets.net) – Fact Checker;

Aaron Enskat (Former Normal Slammaster) – The Fact Checker's Fact Checker;

Tim Stafford (HBO Def Poet);

Joel Chmara (HBO Def Poet);

Mike Slefinger (Actor);

Evan Chung (Musician) - House Band Leader "The Encartagans";

Emily Rose (Poetry Vet and House Manager) - as Jilted Emily Rose.