conversations

Fred puts on an impromptu puppet show (Credit: Mason Johnson)

Conversations: The Intense(ly Fun) Karaoke Jock

Fred–the karaoke jock at Alice’s–has a reputation for being intense. This shouldn’t turn you off from karaoke at Alice’s. In fact, it should do the opposite. In the words of The Wire superstar Omar, “A man’s got to have a code.”

09/27/2012

Robbie goes head to head in a poetry slam with one of the best... (credit: Robbie Q. Telfer)

Conversations: The Old Chicago Author

Robbie Q. Telfer: man, teacher… poet. Read about Robbie’s involvement in the Chicago poetry scene, with Young Chicago Authors, Louder Than A Bomb, and The Encyclopedia Show.

04/30/2012

Two Cookie Minimum, a reading held at the Hungry Brain the first Tuesday of every month.

Conversations: The Dog-Walking Bartender

With its beat bartop and barstools, and chairs that look like they came from a thrift shop, Hungry Brain looks like a dive. But in the good kind of way. If it looks worn down, it’s because it’s been well loved…

02/09/2012