Tagged with Jill Howe

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

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A Tariff-ic Essay Fiesta on May 19th

A Tariff-ic Essay Fiesta on May 19th

As we all know, May 19 marks the 186th anniversary of the day President John Quincy Adams (like John Adams, but Quincyer) signed the Tariff of 1828 into law, much to the chagrin of South Carolina’s John C. “Crazy Eyes” Calhoun, who labelled it the “Tariff of Abominations.” He had a way with words, that … Continue reading

Our June Readers Are Just So Hæfileikaríkur

Only a few days left until Icelandic Independence Day! Come celebrate with your hosts Willy Nast and Karen Shimmin, as well as these talented flytjendur, at The Book Cellar on Monday, June 17th. Jill Howe lives to tell and loves to listen. Inspired by her urban tribe of creative friends, Jill co-produces Story Sessions, a monthly storytelling … Continue reading