Free Entertainment Topics in Chicago
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Leaving a Video Legacy
Dan Gelfond, Former Steven Spielberg Project Interviewers, Personal History Interviews
Former Spielberg project interviewers recount their stories from 4 years of conducting interviews with Holocaust Survivor's around the world. 17 years of interviewing parents and Grandparents after the project was over are also detailed. Funny, moving and inspirational stories from these experiences are presented. Video clips are also shown along with tips on how to gather a life story. MORE >
In the Belly of the Blues
Terry Abrahamson, Author, In the Belly of the Blues
Terry’s talk is great for baby boomers, black studies groups and music lovers. He takes the audience back to the crossroads of musical history with tales and photos from his book, “In the Belly of the Blues,” of his days with musicians like the Rolling Stones, BB King and Howlin’ Wolf using rare music, video and hilarious first-person anecdotes. MORE >
Video game accessibility
Robert Kingett, Author
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Author Visit & Magic Storytime
Tracie Main, Author, Speaker, Actress & Momma
Invite Children's Book Author to come share her triumphant story of "Johnny's Mommy's Magic Words," with your school, library or event. Follow Johnny Giraffe as he overcomes his obstacles with the help from his mommy's magic words. Everyone will be chanting along, "I can and I will & I am the greatest!" MORE >Tracie will Inspire children to believe in themselves and that anything is possible!
All About The Theatre of Western Springs
Bill Hammack, Theatre Junkie
The Theatre of Western Springs is a very successful community theatre that has as its mission “to entertain, to educate, and to inspire across the generations through the art of live theatre.” As managing director of TWS for 8 years, Bill is in a unique position to talk about the history, the present and the future of this venerable playhouse. He illustrates his talk with photographs from past productions and fascinating looks behind-the-scenes of this 87 year-old institution. MORE >Note: This presentation requires the venue to supply a projector. Mr. Hammack will supply a laptop computer.
Creative Writing Workshop
Tephra Miriam, Founder, TEPHRAMIRIAM Communications & Publishing
Tephra Miriam leads audiences of all ages through a hands-on workshop that explores tactics and thought patterns to harness creativity. Tephra's specialty is school and library talks for middle grade - high school students. Tephra Miriam's author talks explore diversity, inclusion, innovation and social responsibility. Attendees are sure to walk away transformed and inspired. MORE >Tephra is only available to do virtual events for any areas outside of Georgia.