2. a fashionable assemblage of elegant notables (as literary figures, artists, or statesmen)
This recent one was great for many reasons, chiefly that so many people contributed, and so many were there for the first time. In addition to the photos from the salon posted here, below are links to the elegant notables' work online, where I could find them (I will add more as I find them).
Geoff Hyatt, Birch Hills at World's End (novel).
Patricia Ann McNair, The Temple of Air (stories).
Gail Wallace Bozzano, interview.
Wyl Villacres, excerpts.
Columbia College Chicago student writers (link).
Deborah and Glenn Doering
The Dawsons (Ted's band, Mr Mayor and the Highballers, is performing at the Battle of the Jug Bands on October 25th
And finally, I played ma gee-tar a bit, but here is me playing better than I did a few nights ago: