Tagged with The Hideout

Essay Fiesta Around Town (and Beyond)

Hi Essay Fiesta fans! If you can’t bare to only see Keith and Alyson do their thing once a month, fret not. The duo frequently perform throughout this fair city and beyond. In fact, Keith just performed at the 43rd Annual Chicago Biggest Liar Contest. Although he lost to formidable opponents Kristen Studard and Don … Continue reading

Chicago Readings in December

‘Tis the season for fabulous and fun readings! Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, there are an abundance of great lit shows to attend. Here’s what’s on Essay Fiesta’s list: Story Club will feature Shannon Cason and Scott Whitehair. The show is  Thursday Dec. 1 at Uncommon Ground on Clark. It starts at 8:15 p.m. and is hosted … Continue reading

Cameron Esposito Performs at the Interview Show

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! Looking for something to do this Friday that’s fun and under $10? Then head to the Hideout where you can see one of our favorite comedians (and past Essay Fiesta reader) Cameron Esposito! The Interview Show is hosted by Mark Bazer, whose guests this installment include cartoonist Anders Nielsen, chef Ryan Poli, … Continue reading

Mark Bazer’s The Interview Show

Hey Essay Fiesta fans. “The Interview Show,” hosted by Mark Bazer is at the Hideout this Friday, Dec. 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8pm. Admission is $5. All proceeds from the show go to the  Illinois Education Foundation! Bonus! Check out this line-up of star-studded guests: – PETER SAGAL, host of NPR’s hour-long quiz program … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Says Go See Write Club

Tonight you can catch a the second installment (technically third but there was a long hiatus there) of the new reading series Write Club. Hosted by Essay Fiesta alum Ian Belknap, Write Club features two writers squaring off head to head in a battle of words and fury to the death…or at least until 7 … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Hails Write Club

Fight vs. Flight. Mind vs. Body. Heaven vs. Hell. If you want to see some wordsmiths slug it out in a totally entertaining, thought-provoking forum, then check out Write Club. It has overwhelming earned Essay Fiesta’s seal of awesomeness! Hosted by writer and Essay Fiesta alum Ian Belknap, Write Club takes place at The Hideout, … Continue reading