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The Frunchroom Vol. XI

Thank you to our amazing readers and audience! We look forward to seeing you again in 2018. Read more about The Frunchroom and subscribe to our podcast.  

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The Frunchroom Vol. X

After an epic 2nd Anniversary two-day extravaganza, The Frunchroom is back, Thursday, July 20th, at The Beverly Woods. Reader announcement soon!

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The Frunchroom 2nd Anniversary

In two years, we’ve heard more than 40 stories from reporters, writers, local business owners, college professors, DJs, poets and even a few lawyers. For our 2nd anniversary show, we wanted to do something special so we’ve expanded to two nights: Wednesday, April 26th and Thursday, April 27th at Beverly Woods Restaurant (11532 S...  Read More »

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The Frunchroom, Vol. 5

The Frunchroom reading series continues, Thursday, April 21st. Check back soon for details and the list of readers. Get ready by checking out The Frunchroom blog.

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The Frunchroom, Vol. 4

Join us for the next edition of The Frunchroom, January 21st, 7:30pm at O’Rourke’s Office (111th and Western in Morgan Park). Five new-to-The-Frunchroom readers are guaranteed to pull you out of the winter doldrums, at least for the evening. As always, it is a free event, seats are limited, and donations are welcome. The five readers...  Read More »

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The Frunchroom Vol. 3

Fall is coming and so is the next edition of The Frunchroom, Morgan Park’s quarterly live reading series of and about the South Side. Our next event will be Tuesday*, September 29th at 7:30pm at O’Rourke’s Office (111th and Western). Volume 3 will be the same week as The Beverly Art Walk on Saturday, October 3rd. In addition to five...  Read More »

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The Frunchroom Reading Series Vol II

The first event was a great success and I’m hoping for more on July 16th at 7:30pm when The Frunchroom will once again be open at O’Rourke’s Office (11064 S. Western) for stories of, and by, people and places on the South Side. It’s still a free event, but donations are welcome and benefit The Alliance. Here’s who you’ll...  Read More »

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Wonder author R.J. Palacio to visit Beverly this Fall!

Big News!  A “Wonder”-full Fall in Beverly Plans are taking shape for best-selling “Wonder” author R.J. Palacio to give a reading in Beverly On October 17, 2015 at Mother McAuley High School, in conjunction with the Lynch family’s Choose Kind campaign with assistance from the 19th Ward Office--Matt O’Shea and Marty Joyce. The...  Read More »

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The Frunchroom Reading Series

The Frunchroom is a quarterly event where readers, writers, artists and performers share their stories in the same way your friends and family sat around in their own frunchr…er, front rooms and did the same. Those stories might be fiction, non-fiction, funny, emotional, personal, reported or somewhere in-between. Some nights might...  Read More »

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Speakeasy New Year’s Eve Event

Spoken word, art, music, and spirits. Celebrate the uprising of the arts in Beverly and kick-off an even better 2015! We have a great line-up of amazing storytellers ... and open mic for the novice anecdotalist. $25 in advance, $30 @ the door. Pay via PayPal to monicabwilczak@gmail.com ... debit/credit cards also accepted at the...  Read More »

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