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Winter Warmer is March 13

Winter is almost over but we're all still freezing! Let FreeGeek warm you up with some drinks, food, and fun at Brando's Speakeasy on Thursday March 13th. The Winter Warmer Party will bring together all of the different characters that make FreeGeek the cool place it is, including our volunteers (the "Geeks"), our donors, or word-of-mouthers, and general FreeGeek Fans. In addtion, FreeGeek wants to thank those who have helped us fund our past Summer Internship programs and who have continued to connect us to awesome opportunities.

If you are reading this, we want you there!

This is a ticketed event that includes 2 drinks and tons of food. Register now and get your tickets today.

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Guild Literary Complex - Notes from the Mainframe Jan 29 @ FreeGeek Chicago

Hey Friends!

FreeGeek Chicago will be hosting Applied Words: Notes from the Mainframe on January 29th from 7:30P - 9:00P. This a Guild Literary Complex reading event and is being co-sponsored by the folks at Gapers Block. In short, it’s going to be awesome.

From event page:

In the 21st century, we live inside technology like never before. For Applied Words “Notes from the Mainframe,” the Guild Literary Complex invites writers employed in technology to read their work and discuss the poetics of art and science.

“Notes from the Mainframe” will include readings by Catherine Halley (Director of Digital Programs, Poetry Foundation), Daniel X. O’Neil (Executive Director of Smart Chicago Collaborative), and Stephanie Plenner (Founder of Chicago Literary Map). Artists will participate in a Q&A following the event.

There’s no official registration. Just show up and you’ll get to listen to some great local writers and participate in some interesting discussion.