|Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan|
(and other May events!)
The Filament Theatre Ensemble, in collaboration with Chicago's WLUW, is presenting the Bob Dylan Birthday Bash, a celebration and concert featuring performances by local musicians of some of the legendary singer/songwriter's classic songs, on Saturday, May 18 starting at 7:30pm at Filament Theatre (4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
Performers are set to include Dan Aranda, David Bragman, Bucky Halker, Luke Heiden, Tom Jackson, Laura Joy, Peter Oyloe, and more. The concert will be in the style of a folk hootenanny, with each performer taking multiple turns in a "round robin".
Admission is free of charge, donations welcome. All proceeds from donations will go to Filament to help fund the build-out of their theatre. Please join us in celebrating the life and legacy of one of popular music's greatest artists.
DATE: May 18, 2013 @ 7:30pm. Doors open 30 minutes before show time.
LOCATION: 4041 North Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641.
PRICE: Free admission. Donations welcome. No reservations.
CONTACT: www.filamenttheatre.org; (773) 270-1660 (773) 270-1660 FREE
ALSO IN MAY!
The Seedling Series: An Evening of New Play Readings
Begins Wednesday May 15 at 7:00 with a reading of
Tales from the Decade of Wandering by Filamenter Jack Novak
Gather ‘round guys. ‘Cause if you’ve ever…
…had an identity crisis,
…been uncertain about the future,
…given things up,
…or wanted a friend,
…then man, have I got a story for you.
Storytelling with Ben Kemper
Friday May 24 at 7:00
Join us for a special, one-night-only evening with award-winning storyteller Ben Kemper, as he dazzles with tales both epic and personal.
All events are offered to the public completely free of charge. Donations are accepted and go towards the build of our theatre space.
We hope to see you there!
The Folks at Filament
Comments: I've had a chance to see some of Filament's presentations, as well as to meet with the Artistic and Managing Directors. Filament and it's whole ensemble is dedicated to bringing the very best theatre, story-telling, music, dance and more to the Portage Park area....this is my neighborhood...come and visit and enjoy what Filament has to offer!! DM