Category Archives: Lineups

In the Frunchroom: Kathy Benson

One of the guarantees of a Frunchroom show is you’ll see and hear a mix of the old and new, the familiar and the fresh, neighborhood voices and surprising perspectives. Most importantly, The Frunchroom is a place where the line … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Whitney Capps

In the larger conversation about the city, the nuance of the South Side and its many cultural gems are often ignored. Hyde Park has been a unique part of the South Side’s story for decades, encapsulating the conflicts of the … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Jim DeRogatis

July brings hot temps (finally) and cool storytelling to The Frunchroom. Our first reader for our next show is critic, author and Sound Opinions co-host Jim DeRogatis. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the year the Beatles arrived in America, … Continue reading

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The Frunchroom, Volume XVII, 4th anniversary edition

Four years of this with our friends at the Beverly Area Arts Alliance. See you on May 23rd at Beverly Arts Center.

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Everything you need to know about The Frunchroom, Volume XVI

Usually at this time, we’re lamenting the winter: the cold that descends upon us each year, the snow that’s piled up around our feet and the homebound feeling that keeps our bodies wrapped in sweaters and blankets and our butts … Continue reading

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The Frunchoom, Volume XVI: Winter of our discotheque edition

The Frunchroom, the live storytelling series about the South Side of Chicago that makes its home in Beverly/Morgan Park is back with five new storytellers as it approaches its 4th anniversary. The next show will be at 730pm on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about The Frunchroom, Volume XV

Beverly Art Walk Week is already in full swing thanks to the Studio Tour & Terrain Fest on Sunday. Next up is The Frunchroom tonight at Beverly Arts Center in advance of Saturday’s Beverly Art Walk celebrating its fifth anniversary. … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: LaShawn Williams

Our final storyteller in this Beverly Art Walk Week edition of The Frunchroom is LaShawn Williams. LaShawn is an arts and entertainment freelance writer who has pushed her pen as the arts and culture editor of Gapers Block.com and as … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Rebeca Nieves Huffman

South Side stories are often journey stories. From where you were to where you are, from where you are to where you’re going. This week,┬áRebeca Nieves Huffman joins us to talk about how life took her from Humboldt Park to … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Patricia Frazier

With Beverly Art Walk Week, our producing partner the Beverly Area Arts Alliance celebrates art in all its forms: visual, spoken, musical, poetic and more. Art moves, it challenges and it celebrates. In this spirit, we’re thrilled to have Patricia … Continue reading

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