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Sufjan Stevens performs on his banjo during his concert on October 9, 2006 at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, California.  (Credit: Karl Walter/Getty Images)

Cure For Boredom: December’s Events

Here are my top five events for December. Go to them. That’s the point of this article.

12/05/2012

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Cure For Boredom: Great Events For December

2011 won’t suck though. I’m determined to find things to do, ways to get out of the house; no more being a hermit! In case you want to get on board with this new trend of socializing, here’s a list of worthwhile Chicago events. You’re welcome.

12/02/2011

Essay Fiesta hosts Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon try to look stoic (credit: Essay Fiesta)

Essay Fiesta: Feisty Words Every Month

Every third Monday of the month Essay Fiesta takes over The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square to present an engaging and often hilarious event featuring actors, comedians, writers and artists reading true tales mined from their personal experiences.

11/18/2011

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Best Chicago Literary Readings

In Chicago, home of the first poetry slam, stories and words are full contact affairs. They’re all out brawls and dirt under your fingernails.

06/08/2011