News & Events

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826CHI on Vocalo 2/3

February 2nd—

Tuesday morning, catch 826CHI on WBEZ's sister station, Vocalo, chatting with the "Morning AMp" crew about our arts education work with Chicago youth. The program runs 8-10am, but we'll be on right around 9!

If you're in Chicago, tune in to 89.5 FM, 90.7 FM, or 88.7 FM. You can also listen to a live stream at Vocalo.org.

NO PROGRAMMING: Monday, 2/2

February 2nd—

The 826CHI offices are closed this Monday, February 2, due to the blizzard. There will be no programming. We'll keep you posted about Tuesday's schedule. Stay warm, everyone!

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“The Land of Amazing Things”

January 28th—

Our latest chapbook -- released in December -- is now available for purchase! “The Land of Amazing Things” will fly you through scores of student-imagined countries, kingdoms, and intergalactic landscapes—places you’ve never even dreamed of. Get your copy for just $5 in the Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co!

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Greater Good Studios // 826CHI

January 23rd—

We're thrilled to kick off an 826 network-wide partnership with Greater Good Studios! Designers from their Chicago office are even officially volunteering with our programs.

Just yesterday morning, Annie illustrated a Storytelling & Bookmaking Field Trip, immortalizing 4th graders' likenesses of a gargoyle prince, a witch-potato-cyclops, and a marshmallow kingdom—complete with a chocolate syrup waterfall.

Stay tuned for more about this exciting partnership.

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Capital Fund Update

January 21st—

Our 826CHI Forward web site got a facelift and we're gearing up for the project's next phase, FURNISH, which will outfit our space with state-of-the art technology to support our tuition-free programming for Chicago students.

Read all about it here, and email Kendra@826chi.org if you're interested in contributing.

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