Past Appearances


June 11, 2005 4:00 pm Printers Row Book Fair
 Society of Midland Authors Tent 
Booth A-4
(North End of Dearborn) 
Chicago, IL

June 18, 2005 7 PM
 at Southern Utah University
 173 N 100 W Cedar City, UT

June 21, 2005 7:00 pm
 Shaman Drum Bookstore 
311-315 S. State Street
 Ann Arbor, MI

July 9th, 2005 7:00 pm Mac’s Backs
 1820 Coventry Road 
Cleveland Heights, OH

Thursday, August 18, 2005 
7:30 pm
 Barbara’s Bookstore at UIC 
1218 S. Halsted, Chicago

Tuesday, August 23, 2005 7:30pm
 The Bookslut Reading Series
 with Maureen McHugh and Jennifer Stevenson
 Hopleaf, Second Floor
 5148 N Clark St., Chicago 

Saturday, October 15, 2005 7:30 pm Main Street Books
 615 Franklin Street 
Pella, IA 50219

Thursday, October 20, 2005 Colorado State University Bookstore 
Lory Student Center 
Fort Collins, CO
 Time: TBA

Friday, October 21, 2005 
7:30 p.m.
 Tattered Cover/Lodo 
Sponsored by Lighthouse Writers Workshop and Wazee Journal
 1628 16th St.
 Denver, CO

Saturday, November 5, 2005 
12:00 midnight
 Guest Appearance on Late Night Late Show 
I.O. (formerly Improv Olympic) 
3541 N. Clark Street
 Chicago, IL

Friday, November 11, 2005
 Talking Leaves Bookstore
 3158 Main St 
Buffalo, NY 14214

March 15, 2006 The Book Cellar
 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 
(773) 293-2665

April 5-7, 2006
 &NOW/Lake Forest Literary Festival 
Lake Forest College 
555 N. Sheridan Rd.
Lake Forest, Illinois 

April 29, 2006 5:30pm
 Bridge/Nova Art Fair 
(with Jonathan Messinger, Gina Frangello, and Cris Mazza) 
Ann Sather’s Restaurant
 929 W. Belmont Ave.
 Chicago, IL

Also in April 2006
 Victory Gardens Theater
 Charles’s play Corked will be staged in
Chicago, IL

June 2, 2006 7:00, $1 The Dollar Store
 “cheap lit” 
writings based on items purchased at a dollar store

June 3-4, 2006 Printers Row Book Fair
 Book signing at Society of Midland Authors tent
Chicago, IL

June 20, 2006 7:00pm
 Heartland Café
 Alpana Singh’s Wine and Words: Benefit for 826CHI 
(reading with Gina Frangello and Cris Mazza) 
7000 North Glenwood
 Chicago, IL

June 25, 2006, 7:30pm
 Sunday Salon Series 
@The Charleston bar
 2076 N. Hoyne, in Bucktown,
 Chicago, IL

December 2, 2006 6:30pm Kate the Great’s Book Emporium 
Charles Blackstone and Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier, host of WTTW-TV’s hit Check, Please!, and author of Alpana Pours,
as featured in Chicago Tribune Weekend. 
5550 N. Broadway 
Chicago, IL

May 6, 2007 5:00pm Lifeline Theater benefit 
Come see a performance of Charles’s new play, Rogers Party, drink wine with Alpana, and help raise some money for the best theater on the north side of the city!