StoryBall Fundraiser 2024: Literary Noir

The Stories Matter Foundation Board of Directors invites you to our annual fundraiser, StoryBall. The theme for 2024 will be Literary Noir, hosted at Revolution Brewing on Thursday, May 16.

StoryStudio Chicago Artistic Director Rebecca Makkai and Executive Director Jessica Keller, along with staff, core faculty members, students, and Chicago’s finest authors celebrate another year writing, creating, and building with StoryStudio.

In-Person at Revolution Brewing
Brewpub + Restaurant, 2323 N. Milwaukee Ave
Thursday, May 16, 2024
6:30 – 9:30 pm 

Guests will enjoy: 

“Star Beer Experience”
with a full lineup of Revolution draft beers (and wine!)
Appetizers
Pizza Station
Dessert Bar
Battle of the Genres
Poems While You Wait
StoryStudio Instructor Awards

Dress Code: Please come in “Noir” style
(inspiration here and here) or wear your favorite black or white attire!

An Online Auction will be open to the public in May.

Tickets are $65 and are first come, first served. With limited seating in the Brewery, we encourage you to purchase your tickets soon!

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StoryBall 2024 is less than a month away! Here’s some Noir outfit inspo as you get your affairs in order…

♬ Jazz (Live) – Adam Raoul

TICKETS

$65: General Admission

Tickets to our in-person fundraising event will include entry to the StoryBall Cocktail Party. This includes Star Beer Experience with a full lineup of Revolution draft beers and wine, Heavy Appetizers, and Dessert Table 

$65: Donate a Ticket for a StoryStudio Instructor!

Buy a ticket for one of our amazing StoryStudio Chicago instructors! 

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All donations from the evening will go to support the Stories Matter Foundation. Stories Matter Foundation is the parent organization of StoryStudio Chicago, the Chicago Review of Books, and Chicago Stories Project. We build communities of storytellers trained to question, explore, celebrate, and change their worlds using the power of story.

Can’t Make it, But Want to Contribute? Make a Donation in Support of Stories Matter Foundation Today

Thank you to our Silver, Gold and Platinum Donors: Meitus Gelbert Rose LLP, Ansley Schrimpf, Gerald Nowak, Kirkland & Ellis LLP



Take a look at our StoryBall celebrations over the years.

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