Monday, September 26, 2016

96 - Part 3: Chicago Stories Live





This is the final part of a 3 part series on the Chicago Stories Live show at the Greenhouse featuring Your Chicago and The LIVINGroom. In this episode, we finally bring you the live performance, a really unique and fun show that combines storytelling and podcasting on one stage. Enjoy!

 

Monday, September 12, 2016

Minisode - Chicago Stories Live Part 2: Behind the Scenes

This is the second part of a 3 part series on the Chicago Stories Live show at the Greenhouse featuring Your Chicago and The LIVINGroom. If you haven't heard it already, start with episode 95 where we interview the founders of The LIVINGroom. In this episode, we give you a behind the scenes experience as you listen in on the rehearsals and preparation for the live storytelling performance. 




Monday, August 29, 2016

95 - Chicago Stories Live Part 1: The LIVINGRoom

Meet Laura and Joel Reitsma, co-founders of The LIVINGRoom, a theatrical assembly of individual performances that blend storytelling, movement, spectacle and music. In this special episode, Joel and Laura join us for Part 1 of a 3 Part Series on the Chicago Stories Live show hosted by The LIVINGRoom and Your Chicago at the Greenhouse Theater and give us the inside scoop on storytelling, trash pickup (or lack thereof), sunrise on the river and 7-11. 



Trying out a selfie stick for a group photo. Not sold yet.


Sunrise over Lake Michigan #NoFilter


Catch The LIVINGRoom at Stage 773 every second Sunday of the month at 8pm and be sure to listen to Part 2: Behind the Scenes and Part 3: Chicago Stories Live in September!



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Monday, July 25, 2016

94 - CH Distillery

In this episode, meet Tremaine Atkinson, co-founder and head distiller of CH Distillery. In this episode, Tremaine tells the origin story of CH, talks about taste testing drinks first thing in the morning and shares a secret about Green River Soda. 

(You can see Arden's green shake in the picture above. Tragic.)
You missed the CH Distillery giveaways and the yummy CH tent at Taste of Chicago, but all the more reason to visit them on Randolph! Learn more at on their website
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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Come see Your Chicago LIVE at the Taste of Chicago

In this episode...come join us at 11:30am on Saturday at the Taste of Chicago's Food for Thought podcast pavilion! We will be interviewing Tremaine Atkinson, co-founder and head distiller at CH Distillery. CH Distillery will be giving our 50 ml bottles of CH Vodka and a complimentary drink card for The Bar and Table. 

We'll also be giving our Your Chicago magnets. It's not booze but it's still free stuff! 

Admission to the festival and show is FREE. 

For the complete schedule go to http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/tasteofchicago3.html

www.TasteofChicago.us 
www.YourChicagoPodcast.com
www.CHDistillery.com/

Monday, June 27, 2016

93 - City of Chicago, Senior Budget Analyst

(Hey! Before you read or listen, please remember that our guest is speaking as herself and is not speaking on behalf of the City of Chicago. Ok, on with the regularly scheduled intro...)

Meet Carrianne Carallis, Senior Budget Analyst for the City of Chicago. In this episode, Carrianne talks about reading the budget (do it!), participating in the process and a secret place to go for cheap, but good, beer.


Just a reminder that we will be at the Taste of Chicago on July 9 at 11:30am at the Food for Thought Podcast Pavilion! We will be interviewing the co-founder of Chicago Distilling Company. And if you ask nicely, we'll give you a Your Chicago magnet. SEE YOU THERE!

Want to share a Chicago secret? Want to lodge a complaint on Listen Up Chicago? Want to say hi? Write to us at yourchicagopodcast@gmail.com or call 773-234-5LSD. 


Monday, June 6, 2016

92 - Chicago Cares

Meet Jenne Myers, CEO of Chicago Cares, the city's leading non-profit service organization. In this episode, Jenne talks about the power of service, being ducks in a row and the secret to singing karaoke.

Don't forget - Chicago Cares Serve-A-Thon is on June 25 and sign ups close June 18!




Want to share a Chicago secret? Want to lodge a complaint on Listen Up Chicago? Want to say hi? Write to us at yourchicagopodcast@gmail.com or call 773-234-5LSD.