Tagged with Dabble

Be a Producer!

If you are a fan of Essay Fiesta (or any of the other amazing live lit series around town) and think you’d like to produce a show yourself, there are some fantastic venues that would love to help out. City Grounds on Lincoln and Dickens is game to host a reading series! This gorgeous coffee … Continue reading

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Welcome Our New Grande Xtreme Partner: Dabble

Essay Fiesta has a new Grande Xtreme Partner to welcome to the fold. Please join us in welcoming Dabble.co, an online service that brings teachers and students together for reasonably priced workshops and classes! Dabble is an awesome way to try out a new skill or learn more about a subject that’s always piqued your interest. … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Dabbles in Teaching

Do you love learning? Who doesn’t?!? Well, now thanks to the geniuses at the Chicago-based tech start-up Dabble, it’s easier than ever to find skill-building and quirky workshops. And guess what?!? Your Essay Fiesta pals Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon are teaching classes through Dabble. As many of you know, Alyson is also a professional … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Anniversary: What You Missed

If you didn’t get a chance to see the Essay Fiesta 2-year anniversary spectacular, here’s what you missed: Alyson Lyon still loves Matt Dillon. Will Matt Dillon love Alyson Lyon? Ian Belknap wants to kill James Franco. More prizes than you could carry home in your arms. BIG THANKS to Southport Grocery and Cafe, Dabble, … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Anniversary Raffle Prizes

As you probably know, Essay Fiesta holds a raffle  that benefits 826CHI. Raffle prizes have included everything from a Threadless gift certificate to a student-penned novel (from 826, of course) to a home-knitted scarf (thanks Alyson’s aunt!). Our prizes are indeed awesome and raffle tickets are only a dollar, but the biggest win of them … Continue reading