Hey, Essay Fiesta fans! Literary people aren’t typically associated with a good party. We’re usually associated with cabins in the woods, six-toed cats and absinthe abuse. But the Printers’ Ballbucks the stereotype and proves the book nerds know how to throw a bash.
Tonight marks the 7th annual Printers’ Ball. The event celebrates the printed word with live performances and free copies of literary magazines. It’s an eye buffet of words! This year’s theme is “It’s Alive!” and will feature ghosts from literature’s past.
Here’s the down-and-dirty information:
What: 7th Annual Printers’ Ball
Where: The Ludington Building
Columbia College Chicago
1104 South Wabash Avenue
One block west of Michigan Avenue
When: Friday, July 29, 2011
6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Admission: Free, all ages
Dress: Come as you are, formal attire not required; costumes encouraged