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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the “Louder Than a Bomb” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen visits the Louder Than a Bomb 2014 Semi-Finals at The Metro, airs a pointed critique of Mayor Emanuel from high school students, and learns about Story Club Chicago.

 

Louder Than a Bomb– An amazing teen poetry slam

We go inside the LTAB poetry slam semi-finals that took place last weekend and hear the voices of the incredible youth that made it happen.


 

A message for Mayor Emanuel From some high school students in Englewood

Students from Englewood perform a group poem that talks directly to the mayor about their neighborhood vs. the other Chicago.

Students from Englewood performing at Metro

 

Dana Norris– Founder of Story Club

Story Club is a nonfiction storytelling show that aims to mix the spontaneity of an open mic with the experience of live theater.  Also, check out the new Story Club Magazine.

 

OTL #387 local music provided by Organ Wolf