APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! What goes better with prose than….music? Nothing! Which is why Fitzgerald’s, located at 6615 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, holds its “Rhythm & Rhyme Revue” every Tuesday night at 8pm. Join host Scott Momenthy for an open mic flowing with music and poetry with featured performers. The evening includes a $2 charge. More information can be found by calling (708) 788-2118, or visiting the venue’s website http://www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com/
AUTHOR SIGHTING!!!! Jennifer Nielsen, author of The False Prince, will be found at Anderson’s Bookshop on April 9, 2012 at 7pm. Anderson’s is located at 123 West Jefferson Avenue, Naperville. Looking for more details? Call the store at (630) 355-2665, or visit the website at the link above.
AND THEN THERE WAS ONE! Join actress Betsey Means as she portrays best-selling author Agatha Christie in her one-woman show. Discussing how she came to find her exclusive writing style and created her first mystery novel at the Wilmette Library Auditorium, 1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091 on Sunday, April 15 at 2:30-3:30pm. Please register by e-mailing name, address, and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further questions, please contact Lilliane at (847) 256-5025.
THE PERFECT WEDDING???? Enjoy a celebration of beautiful weddings attended by few as author Jade Lee discusses the weddings popular in her novels. On Saturday, April 14 from 5-6pm at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare (9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont), Lee will participate in “Wedding” at the Romantic Times convention. Desserts provided and Ms. Lee will include her own surprises, including potential scandal! Delight in models, tees, a wedding, the opportunity to purchase Lee’s book Wedded In Scandal. There’s also still an opportunity for attendees to obtain the prequel Engaged in Wickedness for free! Click here for the Eventbrite page to register.
FEELING THE ECONOMIC HARDSHIP? North Central College senior, Ross McIntire, delves into the economic hardships felt all across the country in his new play “Blight”. Socioeconomic clashes, enveloped in a small town environment, are the primary focus of McIntire’s views on the financial impacts of the economic declination. Check out a show on April 12th, 13th, or 14th at 7:30pm at North Central College’s Madden Theatre, 171 East Chicago Avenue, Naperville. For further information or to pre-order tickets, visit “Blight”s webpage on the North Central College’s site or call the box office at (630) 637-SHOW (7469). Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.