The Drinking & Writing Theater, a company “exploring the connection between creativity and alcohol,” is having its eight annual Drinking & Writing Festival on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Haymarket Pub & Brewery in West Town, Chicago. Tickets are $30.00 and include admission and beer samples.
12:00 p.m. – Tapping of The Drinking & Writing Anniversary Beer – Naked Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion on The Beats
2:00 p.m. – 16th Street Theater performing excerpts from The Beats
3:00 p.m. – Presentation of The Drinking & Writing Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drinking & Writing
4:00 p.m. – Bill Savage, Northwestern University on The Beats
5:00 p.m. – 2 Drink Minimum Writing Contest (Prizes for top three winners awarded at 5:30)