Dec 1: Talk Stories Returns!

Talk Stories returns this December! Join us in celebrating another wonderful year of storytelling and community building through Talk Stories. The series was created with the idea that everyone has stories to tell, and that everyone should have the opportunity to share. This event, with a lineup from around the globe, is particularly urgent as we face multiple national and global crises, including the exacerbation of anti-Asian racism under the global pandemic. You don’t want to miss this show!

Tickets are $5. Proceeds go to performers, production costs, and co-sponsoring organizations. Purchase tickets here.

Our storytellers include the following:

Pooja Chawla
Saray Cubacub
Danielle De Vera
Arvin A. Jalandoon
Minky Kim
Laura Kina
Jessica Nguyen
Mimi Yang

Talk Stories is co-sponsored by the following organizations:

AFIRE Chicago
Asian Health Coalition
Chinese American Museum of Chicago
Chinese American Service League
Japanese American Service Committee
National Cambodian Heritage Museum
OCA Chicago

Talk Stories is produced and hosted by Ada Cheng.

About the producer and host:

Ada Cheng is a professor-turned storyteller, solo performer, and storytelling producer. She has been featured in storytelling shows and done her two solo performances all over the country. She is the producer and the host of five storytelling shows, including Pour One Out: A Monthly Storytelling Series, Am I Man Enough?, Talk Stories: An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show, Speaking Truths Series, and This Is America: Truths through My Body.

Her motto: Make your life the best story you tell.

Check out her website here.