Don’t obambulate (wander about aimlessly); head straight down to The Book Cellar on Monday, October 17th at 7pm. This lineup of effulgent (radiant) writers and performers will put an end to your sonntagsleerung (Sunday depressions experienced before the coming workday): Toni Nealie is the author of The Miles Between Me, an essay collection about borders, … Continue reading
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On October 17th, Essay Fiesta Will Be A Desideratum (Requirement; Indispensable Thing)!
Only a real ninnyhammer (foolish person; simpleton) would give in to their clinomania (excessive desire to lie down or remain in bed) and miss the October edition of Essay Fiesta. So put on your spraunciest (most dapper or smart in appearance) footwear and step on down to The Book Cellar on Monday, October 17th at … Continue reading
Our October Lineup Vill Vow You Vith Their Vords
It’s Bela Lugosi’s 132nd birthday and ve vant to celebrate it vith you. Come to Ze Book Cellar at 7:00 pm on October 20th, 2014. Get ready to sink your fangs into stories from this vonderful lineup: David Boyle recently performed his original solo play “An Accidental Organist” at the inaugural Elgin Fringe Festival. He is the artistic director … Continue reading
On October 20th, Essay Fiesta Vill Be Vonderful!
Bela Lugosi was born on October 20th, 1882, in full Dracula regalia. Throughout his entire life, he never removed his cape, even insisting on keeping it draped around his shoulders while showering. By the time he achieved success as a character actor in Hollywood, that cape had gotten pretty gross, ultimately contributing to fewer movie … Continue reading
See This Doggone August Essay Fiesta Lineup TONIGHT
We’re mere hours away from our doggone-est Essay Fiesta yet! Come on down to the Book Cellar tonight (August 19th) at 7pm and throw these dogs a bone. (Or something.) Scott Whitehair is the producer and host of long running storytelling series This Much Is True, and creator of Story Lab Chicago, which has given … Continue reading
The Dog Days of Essay Fiesta – August 19!
They’re here: those terrible days when you simultaneously curse the heat of summer and mourn its impending demise. Cussing, you peel away the clothes that have adhered to your skin with sweat-glue, meanwhile keeping an eye on the puffy winter coat in the back of your closet. You’ll need that coat (and the gloves, and … Continue reading