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Spotlight Reading Series: The Independence of Eddie Rose

  • American Indian Center 3401 West Ainslie Street Chicago, IL, 60625 United States (map)
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The Story: This Native American drama tells the story of a teenage boy confronted with the challenges of family alcoholism and domestic violence. Eddie is forced to choose between the learned way of a broken society and traditional values of the Red Road. While pursuing self-discovery, he saves his younger sister and, with the help of his aunt’s wisdom, works to save his family.

Content advisory: 

This play contains strong language, culturally sensitive issues, and details about sexual assault.

Getting to the American Indian Center:

By car: If you are driving, free parking is available at Albany Bank (3400 W. Lawrence Ave.), which is a few blocks away from the venue. The spots marked RESERVED are not available for use. Please note that the Albany Bank & Trust Company, NA is not responsible for physical damages to any individuals, vehicles and or property within the vehicles.

By Uber or Lyft: Since street parking is very difficult, using a ride-share service may be convenient. The address to the American Indian Center is below. 

By public transportation: The closest train stop is the Kimball stop on the Brown Line. 

Earlier Event: July 21
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Later Event: July 26
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