Tagged with Kristin Clifford

Essay Fiesta Announces August Line-Up

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! We’ve got another great show lined up for you in August. Hosts Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon have invited some pretty talented folks to share their personal stories with you. Mark your calendars for Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar so you don’t miss seeing: Stand-up comic Kristin … Continue reading

Pictures from Last Night’s Essay Fiesta

Hey Essay Fiesta fans. Last night was an amazing show! We packed the Book Cellar more than ever. Our readers were amazing. Thank you again to Kristin Clifford, Tom Wolferman, Scott Smith, Robyn Okrant and Diana Slickman. Alyson and Keith really can’t express how touched they are that so many people appreciate their little show. … Continue reading

Get to Know: Scott Smith and Kristin Clifford

Hello Essay Fiesta fans! Hope you enjoyed yesterday’s newsletter. If you have not signed up to receive it directly in your inbox, click here to subscribe. In other news, August’s Essay Fiesta is on the 15th, and we are pleased as a pinata to welcome two very talented writers: Scott Smith and Kristin Clifford! Scott … Continue reading

Updated Essay Fiesta Line-Up

August’s Essay Fiesta is hitting the Book Cellar in one week. And boy are we excited! We have had a slight line-up change. See below for the new finalized line-up. It’s full of big hitters! Actor, writer and director Diana Slickman . . . . . . Author of Living Oprah Robyn Okrant . . . . . … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces August Line-Up

Our Essay Fiesta August show is coming up fast. On Aug. 15, Keith and Alyson will welcome the following talented readers to the Book Cellar in Lincoln Square: Actor, writer and director Diana Slickman . . . . . . Storyteller and resident director at Hubris Productions Dennis Frymire . . . . . Chicago Magazine’s Scott … Continue reading