Posts Tagged: 826 Chicago

Notable Chicago 11/17–11/23

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It’s a tough call this week. Most days feature two fantastic events happening concurrently. Choose wisely! Sunday 11/17: Sunday Salon features its monthly prose reading series at Black Rock Pub. Features include Don De Grazia, Tony Trigilio, Catherine Theis, and Tyler Mills. 7 PM, Free, Black Rock Pub. This week’s Uptown Poetry Slam features Katie […]

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Notable Chicago: 10/20–10/26

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Sunday 10/20: The Kindness of Strangers: A Festival of Storytelling begins today! Three weeks of carefully selected stories about strangers, with headliners Kim Morris, Eric Warner, and Amy Sumpter. Runs Sundays through Wednesdays through 11/6. 7:30 PM, $15, The Side Project Theatre. Monday 10/21: Help raise money for 826CHI by attending Essay Fiesta! Writers Willy Nast […]

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Full Stop Goes to AWP

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“So here it is: the trade secrets, the panels and moments we kept bringing back up over meals — really, everything that inspired us to discuss hotel arrangements for the 2013 AWP in Boston on our El ride home.” Full Stop went to AWP and created an illustrated run-down of their favorite parts. The Rumpus […]

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The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago! (Tomorrow!)

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We are excited to to present an AWP offsite spectacular/fundraiser: The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago. Featuring readings by Cheryl Strayed (yes indeed, Sugar will be in the house!), Peter Orner, Sommer Browning, Brian Spears and Stephen Elliott! Stand-up from Dan Telfer! Music from Hawley! If you’re going to be at the AWP Convention in […]

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Love for Chicago Rumpus Event

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Today, Chicagoist gave us some love, announcing that they’ll be at our AWP offsite spectacular, The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago, which features an enticing line up of readers and entertainment, with all proceeds going to the 826 Chicago youth literacy program. See you there, Chicagoist!

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The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago

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We are excited to to present an AWP offsite spectacular/fundraiser: The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago. Featuring readings by Nick Flynn, Cheryl Strayed (yes indeed, Sugar will be in the house!), Peter Orner, Sommer Browning, Brian Spears and Stephen Elliott! Stand-up from Dan Telfer! Music from Hawley! If you’re going to be at the AWP […]

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The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago!

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We are excited to to present an AWP offsite spectacular: The Rumpus Reads for 826 Chicago. Featuring readings by Nick Flynn, Cheryl Strayed (yes indeed, Sugar will be in the house!), Peter Orner, Sommer Browning, Brian Spears and Stephen Elliott! Stand-up from Dan Telfer! Music from Hawley! If you’re going to be at the AWP […]

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