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Events Thu Dec 27 2012

2nd Story New Years Eve Bash

Reading series 2nd Story is back for its fifth annual New Year's Eve celebration on Monday, Dec. 31 in the bar at Caffe Baci, 225 W. Wacker. Ring in the new year with four stories by guests Eric Hazen, Earliana McLaurin, Julia Borcherts, and Darwyn Jones.

For those new to 2nd Story, this winter series organizers published an anthology, entitled
Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck, of work by past series contributors, including some of those performing on NYE.

The stories begin at 9:30pm, followed by live music and a DJ after midnight. Tickets are limited and go fast so get them while you can.

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ap / December 27, 2012 11:49 AM

Thanks for the mention!
We have had such great response to our presale tickets that we have changed the venue to The Bar at Caffe Baci, 225 W. Wacker.
Doors open at 9pm.
Tickets will still go fast! Available at

John Wawrzaszek / December 28, 2012 12:22 PM

2nd Story folks, thanks for the update. We changed the posting to reflect this. Have a great new year!

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