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Dessert Tue Oct 25 2011

Theatre, Drinks AND Dessert

viaduct_theater_anything_and_always_breast_cancer_fundraiser.jpgJoin the Viaduct Theatre this Wednesday night for a fundraiser complete with music, a fully stocked cash bar of drinks and let's not forget the best part, dessert! Chicago's purveyor of punk rock pastry, Bleeding Heart Bakery has made a donation of sweet treats to the cause, with the night's proceeds benefiting A Sail with Courtney and the Jimmy V Foundation for cancer research. Local dramatic writer, Nic Wehrwein has put together a night that will feature the Chicago debut of Wehrwein's play, Anything and Always, which will be read by up and coming Chicago actors, Will Allan and Rebecca Buller. Written while in his second year as a MFA student at the University of New Mexico with Shepard Sobel, Anything and Always is a piece about love, loss, and how to cope when the two collide. So come on out to support a good cause, imbibe in some drinks and indulge in dessert. You won't regret it. Event runs from 7 p.m. to midnight with the reading beginning at 8:30 p.m. Donations welcome and encouraged. The Viaduct Theatre is located at 3111 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618. (773) 296-6024.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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