On August 18th, 1868, a group of French astronomers discovered helium. On August 19th, 1868, they discovered what happens to your voice when you inhale helium. On August 20th, 1868, they gave up their scientific pursuits to tour the countryside entertaining villages with their sideshow.
At 7pm on Monday, August 18th, 2014 , Essay Fiesta celebrates the discovery of helium at The Book Cellar with a lineup that’s every bit as odorless* and non-toxic:
- Comedian Kelsie Huff
- Essay Fiesta Co-Founder Alyson Lyon
- The Book of Jezebel Co-Author Kate Harding
- Actor Mark Schab
- Author and Journalist David Berner
Bring some helium. Bring some friends. Bring some money to donate to 826CHI.
*We cannot, however, make any promises that your hosts will be odorless.