Tagged with Jeremy Owens

CANCELED: Essay Fiesta Awakens from Hibernation on March 16!

CANCELED: Essay Fiesta Awakens from Hibernation on March 16!

[UPDATE: The March 16 Essay Fiesta has been canceled, due to concerns about the coronavirus. We’ll be back soon. Please stay healthy and safe in the meantime.] Essay Fiesta has been asleep for months. But now, after living off its own body fat all winter, it’s ready to crawl out of its hole, stand up … Continue reading

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Our August Lineup Eclipses the Eclipse!

Our August Lineup Eclipses the Eclipse!

After you watch the solar eclipse and feel the need for an even more impressive astronomical phenomenon, come to The Book Cellar at 7pm on Monday, August 21st for this lineup of writers and performers whose brightness you can stare directly into without going blind: Amy Sumpter has been doing stand-up for 10 years. She … Continue reading

Ring In The New Year With The Gems in Our Lineup

Ring In The New Year With The Gems in Our Lineup

The New Year may have arrived, but the New Year of Essay Fiesta doesn’t begin until Monday, January 19 at 7 pm. Willy Nast will be out of town, so come keep Karen Shimmin company at the The Book Cellar, as she raises some fancy, new 2015 money for 826CHI with the help of these precious jewels: Erin Diamond grew up in Arlington Heights in a … Continue reading