We are just two days away until High School Horror Stories. This is going to be one crazy show. Singing, stories, prom dresses, Jell-O shots and, of course, the crowning of the King and Queen. How amazing is that? This ain’t your mama’s reading. Come on out to Town Hall Pub and catch the Chicago … Continue reading
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Vocalo, CSC, Newsletters and MORE!
Keith’s back from Costa Rica! Take a gander at this! (Yes, that’s a real active volcano.) Although not a volcano, other exciting things are on the horizon in Essay Fiesta land. This Friday is the Chicago Story Collective’s second show ever! High School Horror Stories will feature Keith Ecker, Alyson Lyon, Dana Norris, Jen Bosworth, … Continue reading
Essay Fiesta’s Lessons On Life
Hello Essay Fiesta fans! Tomorrow is the big Chicago Story Collective spectacular “Holidays Are Hell.” It is going to be the most amazing Christmas holiday reading charity show you will ever see! If you’re still on the fence, let us try to convince you to come and celebrate at 10 p.m at Town Hall Pub: … Continue reading
The Power Of 25
Howard Brown Health Center has just announced an exciting new fundraising opportunity called the Power of 25! The organization, which provides healthcare to thousands in the GLBT community, received a donation from an anonymous benefactor who will match all $5 donations with a $25 donation. That means your $5 is automatically transformed into $30. That’s … Continue reading
Reading Shows Galore!
December is not just the holiday season, tis the season of readings! Essay Fiesta is producing two amazing shows this month that are not to be missed! This Friday Alyson and Keith will be reading some truly horrific holiday tales in “Holidays Are Hell.” The show is produced by the Chicago Story Collective, a superhero … Continue reading
“Holidays Are Hell” at Town Hall on Dec. 10
BIG NEWS EVERYBODY! Essay Fiesta has teamed up with three other Chicago reading series to create the Chicago Story Collective. For the collective’s inaugural project, we are producing a MEGA storytelling show that will put all other storytelling shows to shame. TO SHAME! “Holidays Are Hell” will feature six of Chicago’s top storytellers sharing tales … Continue reading
Essay Fiesta’s Keith And Alyson To Play Entertaining Julia
Hey, Essay Fiesta fans! If you’re looking for some FREE laughs hosted by some super-creative funny ladies inside a bar that looks like your grandma’s basement in Wisconsin, get yourself to Entertaining Julia at Town Hall Pub. The show takes place every Sunday at 9 p.m. The lovely Julia is the bartender, hence the name … Continue reading
Alyson and Keith Take Over the World
First, thank you everyone who made it out to Essay Fiesta last night. We raised nearly $100 for Howard Brown. If you didn’t make it, here’s just a taste of what you missed: An essay about how pimping really is not easy An essay about how the movie The Toy starring Richard Pryor was more … Continue reading