Tagged with Vinnie Lacey

What a Day That Was: Essay Fiesta Recap

Hello friends of Essay Fiesta. This past literary extravaganza was a swell shindig indeed. Great prizes were won. Wonderful readers performed their work. Baristas slung coffees and beers. People absorbed art. We have to say it was a smashing success. Our good buddy Monte (who is also an Essay Fiesta alumni) was kind enough to … Continue reading

Get to Know: Vinnie Lacey

Last night Essay Fiesta producers Keith and Alyson actually got to show off their essay know-how to the brilliant kids at 826CHI. Seriously, people. These kids are smart. We also learned that references to the Wonder Years and Doogie Howser don’t really go over well on people born in 1995. That said, we’d like to … Continue reading

Announcing the March Essay Fiesta Line-Up

The next Essay Fiesta is only a few short weeks away, and we are already getting super excited about this super stellar line-up. Your hosts Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon are pleased as pickles to welcome the following entertainers: Author of Living Oprah Robyn Okrant Chicago Fringe Festival Executive Director Vinnie Lacey Host of Real Talk Live J.W. Basilo … Continue reading