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Podcast: The Frunchroom, Volume 1 plus show notes

It’s finally here: the first episode of The Frunchroom podcast. The monthly podcast will consist of recordings of our live shows. Not every one of our early shows was recorded, but we have copies of every one since we moved … Continue reading

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Listen to the stories from the very first Frunchroom event

By now I hope you’ve marked the next Frunchroom event on your calendar – July 16th at 730pm! But perhaps you missed our first event. Or just really enjoyed the stories and wish you could hear them again. Great news, you can! … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know for tomorrow’s Frunchroom

Holy Moses, this is actually happening tomorrow. Can’t wait to see you. Here’s what you need to know. What’s the time? 730pm Where’s the place? O’Rourke’s Office (11064 S. Western Ave.) The readers: Adrienne Samuels Gibbs; arts and entertainment writer Natalie Y. Moore; … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Chuck Sudo

As I’ve said, The Frunchroom started after several conversations with friends. Chuck Sudo was one of those people and he’ll be reading with us next week. Born and raised on Chicago’s Northwest Side, Chuck dreamed of living east of Halsted … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Dmitry Samarov

The origin story of The Frunchroom starts with conversations between me and Dmitry Samarov over coffee at Ellie’s Cafe. I’d said I wanted to do a reading series on the South Side but wasn’t quite sure what that would entail. … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Adrienne Samuels-Gibbs

Our third reader for this quarter’s Frunchroom event is Adrienne Samuels-Gibbs. Adrienne is a writer who specializes in cultural analysis, urban affairs, and the arts.  Her award-winning work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Ebony magazine, The Miami Herald, and the … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Jen Sabella

Next up in our writers’ lineup for April 16th at O’Rourke’s is Jen Sabella. Jen Sabella is a writer, editor and social media strategist living in Chicago. She is currently the Director of Social Media and Engagement at DNAinfo.com. Jen … Continue reading

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