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About the Event
La Cucaracha Chronicles presents: La Chicharra (The Cicada) Story Slam. This live storytelling competition features a line up of Key West locals, each with a chance to tell a story, based on the theme “It changed my life!” No notes are allowed: stories must be told and not read.
Rita Troxel (Author, Home at the End of the World)
Tony “Fat” Yaniz (Just a shy, young Cuban kid)
Richie Gomez AKA“Captain Conch” (Fishin’ and Smugglin’ storyteller)
Ray Gutierrez (Key West homeboy & one of the first fighting troops in Vietnam)
Gwen Filosa (Pulitzer Prize winner & comedian)
Clayton Lopez (Commissioner & Civil Rights Icon)
Tommy Ryan (Courageous FDNY 9/11 firefighter)
Steve Torrance (Pastor, policeman & public servant)