oversleepover 5: slumber party with bedtime rituals and ambient atmospheres

We encourage absolutely everyone to spend the night with us! We’ll provide coffee and snacks. You’re welcome to bring food for the breakfast potluck.

8:30 pm Doors (and Sleeping Bag/Bedding/Pillow/Stuffed Animal Arranging)
9:30 pm Bedtime Ritual by Kevin Sparrow
10:00 pm Bedtime Ritual by Olivia Cronk/Romero
10:30-11:00 pm Music by Haunted
11:00-1:00 am Music by Terran Wretch
12:45 am Bedtime Ritual by Denise Dooley
1:15-3:15 am Music by Culled
3:15-8:00 am Sunrise Loop
8:00-10:00 am Breakfast Potluck

∆∆∆ Kevin Sparrow (they/them) is a writer and performer in Chicago. They are Literary Manager for Nothing Without a Company theatre. Kevin also curates the Museum of Unnatural history Chicago (MUnCh), an imaginary space that exists at munchicago.org. The performance of “Clean Sleep” is an unnatural history examination of sleep hygiene and bedtime preparation.

∆∆∆ Olivia Cronk is the author of Louise and Louise and Louise (2016, The Lettered Streets Press) and Skin Horse (2012, Action Books). With Philip Sorenson, she co-edits The Journal Petra (thejournalpetra.com).

∆∆∆ Haunted (MI) http://emilyroll.bandcamp.com
Performance artist Emily Roll got her start as a theater actor and later branched out into more experimental original work. Beginning in 2012, she launched her “Haunted” moniker as a vehicle to explore anxiety, vulnerability, and transparency. These pieces are realized in combinations of written, vocal, physical or verbal forms. From 2015-2017 she went to graduate school in Montreal for Drama Therapy and is now back living and performing in Michigan.

∆∆∆ Terran Wretch https://terranwretch.bandcamp.com/
For the last five years Anthony A. Dunn (ex-Sun Splitter) has been making music that spans cluttered, noisy industrial adjacent to warm and spacey ambient with a variety synthesizers, drum machines, tape manipulation and voice.

∆∆∆ Denise Dooley has written for Chicago Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Kill Author and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago and teaches fourth grade.

∆∆∆ Culled
In the third and final stage of whale fall decomposition, sulphophilic bacteria, clams, and boring worms break down the lipids in the bones until nothing remains. This stage of digestion can last between 50 and 100 years.

Saturday, April 27, 2019
8:30 pm doors, all night
$10-15 suggested donation

1550 N Milwaukee Ave Fl3

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