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Everything you need to know about The Frunchroom at Beverly Arts Center

With the show moving from Beverly Woods to the Beverly Arts Center, we’re in uncharted territory here, which is to say we’re going to be adjusting on the fly and improv’ing as we go in a new space. But there … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Marisa Novara

As we’ve said, this month’s theme deals with race, identity and segregation. The Metropolitan Planning Council has been looking at these issues all year long with its Cost of Segregation project. So we’re thrilled to have MPC’s vice-president Marisa Novara … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Tina Jenkins Bell

In 2017, Chicagoans of all backgrounds have celebrated the 100th anniversary of Gwendolyn Brooks, our city’s pre-eminent chronicler of African-American life. For our October show, we’re grateful to be joined by some artists who have been influenced by Miss Brooks’s … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Parneshia Jones

We’re just a few days away from our next Frunchroom event at Beverly Arts Center. And this month, we are lucky enough to have the incomparable poet Parneshia Jones with us. Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Francine McKenna

As regular Frunchroom fans (Frunchers?) know, we like to pull in readers from near and far to describe a wealth of South Side experiences. Though our next reader is a native South Sider, she’s definitely traveling the longest distance to … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Troy LaRaviere

It’s been a busy month behind-the-scenes of The Frunchroom. First, we launched our podcast. (Expect the next episode very soon.) And then Beverly Woods closed and we had to find another venue. We’re very glad to say the Beverly Arts … Continue reading

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The Frunchroom, Volume XI: Walk the (Beverly art) walk edition

For the third time since ours debut two-and-a-half years ago, The Frunchroom will have a new venue. And for the first time, our evening of South Side stories will have a unifying theme. Our next show will be at 730pm … Continue reading

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