Comedian and Radio Host, Brian Babylon

March 12th, 2013

John Manion is the chef for the April 1, 2013 Dinner Party at Chicago City winery, featuring guests Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering, Peggy MacNamara, the only artist in residence at the Field Museum, and Brian Babylon, comedian and host on The opening act is Ted Seymour, resident choreographer at Ballet Chicago and the food is paired with wine from City Winery and Chocolate by Vosges. Get tix here. 

Brian Babylon is a Chicago-born comic and radio host. The self-proclaimed Prince of Bronzeville is a fixture in Chicago’s rich comedy community. He has been making a name for himself outside of Chicago as well, placing in the finals of the New York Comedy Contest in 2009. He has performed in LA at the historic Comedy Store and Laugh Factory, and in the UK at Jongleurs comedy club in London. Currently, Brian hosts and produces The Morning AMP radio show on Vocalo 89.5FM, a sister station of Chicago Public Radio. He is also one of the newest additions to the popular NPR weekly news quiz show “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me,” contributes to BBC Radio and hosts The Moth Story Slam in Chicago.

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