Pour One Out will take place on Wednesday on November 8th at 7pm CT at Volumes Bookcafe.
We have a great lineup that includes:
Andrea Benavides Chaves
You don't want to miss this group of tellers. You don't hear from them often, but they have important stories to tell. Join us for an evening of vulnerable and engaging storytelling at the virtual space.
Pour One Out, produced and hosted by Ada Cheng, features strong and unique voices. We build community through intimacy and vulnerability. We are committed to cultivating and developing new tellers as we bring tellers of all experience levels together. We strive for equitable inclusion and representation. We consistently give space to new talents.
Producer and host:
An educator-turned artist, storyteller, and creator, Dr. Ada Cheng has utilized storytelling to illustrate structural inequities, raise critical awareness, and build intimate communities. Committed to amplifying and uplifting marginalized voices, she has created numerous storytelling platforms for BIPOC and LGBTQIA community members to tell difficult and vulnerable stories based on their lived experiences.
Dr. Cheng has been speaker for Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau since 2019. Her interests encompass academia, storytelling/performance, and advocacy.
Her motto: Make your life the best story you tell.
Check out her website: www.renegadeadacheng.com