The new Star Wars movie was undoubtedly the single biggest event in entertainment in 2015, but its box office dominance is about to come to an abrupt end. Cinemas everywhere will sit empty and movie theater screens will go dark, as record crowds flock to The Book Cellar for 2016’s first edition of Essay Fiesta, on Monday, January 18th, at 7pm. Host Karen Shimmin will be joined by:
- Special Guest Host (on loan from Miss Spoken) Rose Lannin
- Vice and Guardian Contributor Britt Julious
- Actor/Teaching Artist Stephanie Chavara
- Chicago’s Biggest Liar Archy Jamjun
- Novelist Maggie Kast
Willy Nast will be gone because has a ticket to see Star Wars that night. He’s already standing in line.
And as always, the millions that we collect in donations will go directly to 826CHI.