Drinking with the Experts


Friday, September 28
Doors at 7:00pm


TUTA (4670 N. Manor Ave) just off the Francisco Brown Line stop


Back by popular demand, TUTA brings you a new evening of captivating discussion with some of Chicago's most interesting individuals. Be the first to learn TUTA's exciting artistic news, and chat with scientists, cinematographers, entrepreneurs, artists and more over custom cocktails and scrumptious treats. 


$40.00 in advance, $45.00 at the door  


Can’t make it to the event? Consider entering our raffle for the TUTA Company Member Wine Collection: over a dozen bottles of wine curated by the members of TUTA. Tickets are $5.00 for one and $20.00 for five. You do not have to be present at the event to win.


Julian Antos - Technical Director of the Music Box Theatre, Executive Director of the Chicago Film Society

Victor Bayona - Violence Designer, Expert on European historical martial arts (aka, SWORDS!), co-owner of R & D violence and intimacy design.

Will Quam - Brick Expert - photographer and curator of "Brick of Chicago":

Elizabet Head - Geologist, specializing in Volcanos

Tyler Lansdown - Community Manager for NetherRealm Studios (Mortal Kombat)

Christine Frei - Welder, JARC alum


PASt Experts 

Eric Spitznagel - Journalist & Humorist
Tom Crawford - Astrophysicist
Natasha Bogojevich - Composer
Elisabet Head - Volcanologist
Cathryn CrawfordCriminal Defense Attorney
Noel Taylor - Founder of the Golosa Russian Choir
Garrett Karp - Advocate for public access to off-limits architecture
Shoni Currier - Director of Performing Arts for the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
Cindy Savage - Co-Founder of Crafty Broads, Wedding Planning and Custom Garments.
Jenn Gibbons - Athlete and activist.  "Recovery On Water".
Daniel Billups -Documentary filmmaker.
Paul Karner - Musician and producer based in Chicago and Haiti.
Boleslaw Osinski - Neuroscientist at University of Chicago.
Lance Adams - Filmmaker.  Bridgeport Film Club.
Neil Blackadder - Translator of contemporary French and German drama.
Pat Loboyko - Graphic novelist.
Mina Bloom A reporter/producer for DNAinfo Chicago.
Lori McClain - Performer in Sirens, the country's longest running all female improv group.
Sarah Beth Tanner - Director of Operations - First Slice Pie Cafe.
Evan Chung - Producer of WBEZ's Sound Opinions.
Christopher Kidder-Mostrom - Theatre Critic for Newcity.
Erin McEvoy - Co-Founder of Sirens Improv.
Branimira Ivanova - Creator of House of Idolatry Clothing.
Margaret Hartmann - Project Manager of Corner Farm Chicago.
Bergen Anderson - Founder of Lilla Barn, an urban childre's clothing line.
Andrew Schultze - Singer and Voice Educator.
Vera Kulezic - Co-Owner of Acubalance Wellness Center, LLC.

TUTA is partially supported by Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development, The Light A City Fund, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, City Arts I and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, The Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, The Saints, and Promet Source.