We know you’re still groggy from a winters hibernation, but this awesome lineup will be at The Book Cellar tonight at 7pm, ready to rouse you from your stupor! Katie Dow is a preschool teacher who has always really loved stories- reading them and writing them, telling them and listening to them. She has told … Continue reading
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Essay Fiesta Reemerges on March 19th
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 on its wobbly legs, and locate some easy food sources. On Monday, March 19 at 7pm, Essay Fiesta will rise from its winter slumbers for a feast … Continue reading
Essay Fiesta Turns 7 on November 21st!
Essay Fiesta turns 7 years old this month, which is 49 in dog years, 44 in cat years, and 53.8 in live lit years. Like many middle-aged dogs and cats, Essay Fiesta can be trusted to be left at home alone without wrecking the furniture. It will, however, still pee on the floor from time … Continue reading
Our September Lineup Will Gnat* Disappoint You!
We’re gnat** gonna let this dreary weather drag us down. Come on out to The Book Cellar at 7:00 pm on Monday, September 15th. This lineup is gnat*** something you want to miss. Stephanie Chavara is an actor, writer, and teaching artist. She’s worked at The Goodman, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Adventure stage, and Signal Ensemble among others. As … Continue reading
On September 15th, Essay Fiesta Will Be Gnat-Free!*
Baseball games are often called off for bad weather, but on September 15th, 1946, a baseball game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Cubs was called in the 5th inning due to “an invasion of gnats.” Your hosts, Karen Shimmin and Willy Nast, want to assure you that on September 15th, 2014 at 7 pm, Essay Fiesta … Continue reading
Our September Lineup is Ozone-tastic
Nothing says Essay Fiesta like the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. So come on over to The Book Cellar on Monday, September 16th at 7 pm for some stories from the greatest lineup of environmental warriors since those wimpy kids on Captain Planet: Paul Whitehouse is a Chicago-based actor, storyteller, and arts educator. He tours the country … Continue reading
Essay Fiesta Preserves the Ozone Layer on September 16!
Ugh, Labor Day. What a drag. Always forcing you to take a three-day weekend and attend backyard barbecues where you have to drink beer and talk about your fantasy football team to anyone who will listen. Does anyone actually enjoy it? Thank goodness it’s finally over. Essay Fiesta knows you can’t wait to start celebrating your … Continue reading