Tagged with Second City Training Center

Get To Know Bryan Bowden

Essay Fiesta is featuring yet another returning reader on our October roster. It’s Bryan Bowden! Bryan is both a stand-up comic and a teacher. He has performed all across the Chicago area. He has bestowed his vast knowledge of joke telling onto the youth of today at the Second City Training Center where he teaches … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Reader Profile: Rebecca Rine-Stone

With a surname like Rine-Stone, you’re destined for greatness. Rebecca Rine-Stone is the author of Sunbathing in a Body Cast, a memoir-based collection of short stories. Rine-Stone is currently an English instructor at Harper College, she has taught at the Second City Training Center and she is currently an instructor at StoryStudio Chicago. Come hear … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Reader Profile: Bryan Bowden

Bryan Bowden is a manly mountain man who hails from North Carolina. Legend has it, he caught a bear with his bare hands and rode it cross-country to Chicago. That legend is probably false. Currently Bowden is a stand-up comic. He performs regularly around town. Bowden also has a gift for teaching. He currently is … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta’s April Line-Up

Wait no longer folks. Behold! Essay Fiesta’s April line-up in all its list-like glory! (The show will be on April 19th at the Book Cellar at 7 p.m.) Stand-up comic Cameron Esposito Writer, activist and the brains behind LifeLube.org Jim Pickett Stand-up comic and Second City Training Center instructor Bryan Bowden Science fiction writer William … Continue reading