This is almost two weeks late. Sorry about that.
Our readers are:
Mom, lawyer, professor, friend, wine enthusiast
Writer, professional nerd, payments expert
Essayist, poet, sociologist, editor, artist
Writer, founder of Chicago Writers Conference, fan of gin, ukulele novice
Here’s the book Sheila wrote on conflict resolution.
Eileen’s Chicago Now blog can be found here.
Katy’s blog is here.
You can buy Eve’s book Electric Arches here from Haymarket Books (or from Bookie’s on Western if you are in the neighborhood). Information on her many other projects can be found on her website. The New Yorker piece she excerpted for The Frunchroom is here.
Here is the beginning of Alderman Matt O’Shea’s plan to close/merge schools in the 19th ward, here is an article about parents going in front of the CPS board about it and here’s his decision to eventually scrap the whole thing after parents marched in the streets. Oh and here’s a letter I wrote to the Beverly Review about the whole thing.
Mare Swallow has collected some of her writing on her website.
This episode was recorded by Jaime Black of Dynasty Podcasts on September 27th, 2016 at Beverly Woods Restaurant at 115th and Western. (The restaurant was briefly closed, but has been purchased and re-opened by a new set of owners.)
Brought to you by your host Scott Smith – a resident of Beverly/Morgan Park – and The Beverly Area Arts Alliance.
As always, our audio production and editing is by Tim Mata.
Our next Frunchroom live show is on Thursday, Aril 19th at Beverly Arts Center at 730pm. More details to follow.