ARTivism: The Kitchen Table – Cooking up Stories to Feed our Souls

Date / Time

March 7, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center.

Lily Be, storyteller and producer of The Stoop, along with Flor Azteca, a food co-operative from Telpochcalli Community Education Project (Tcep) will lead us in this bilingual (English/Spanish/Spanglish) participatory communal gathering.Come celebrate womxn as storytellers in our lives by sharing your own stories of love, resistance, and cultural identity.

Everyone will have a chance to share their story and taste handmade tortillas!


Lily Be is an actor, writer, director, and producer of her own one-woman shows. Over the last 10 years, she’s been an artist-in-residence and has hosted hundreds of storytelling workshops at various universities and city colleges, Second City, iO Chicago, and Hairpin. Follow her at @ladonyalilybe.

Flor Azteca is a socio-economic project dedicated to providing stability and independence to women through healthy food preparation in order to improve the welfare of their families and the community.

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Time: 12:00 – 1:30pm

Where: LCC – Lecture Center B2

FREE admission and tacos made by Flor Azteca while they last

This program is co-sponsored by UIC Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program and student organization, Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS).

For more info, please call 312-996-3095.

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning and ASL Interpretation services can be available by contacting the number above five business days before the program.

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