Kyle Beachy

Kyle Beachy is the author of the novel The Slide (2009) and a book of nonfiction, The Most Fun Thing: Dispatches From a Skateboard Life (Grand Central, 2021). He lives in Chicago and is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Roosevelt University.




 Jun 02, 2022, 9:45 AM – 7:00 PM
 Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry

929 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Join the Gray Center for Arts Inquiry to welcome professional skateboarder and designer Alexis Sablone, author Kyle Beachy, and performance theorist Tina Post along with FroSkate, Natty Bwoy Chicago, Timothy Johnson, Sonnenzimmer (Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi), Maxwell Neely-Cohen, Kristin Ebeling, Every house has a door (Matthew Goulish and Lin Hixson) for The Useless Tool (Skate Session) a day of skateboarding and conversation about skateboarding as social and embodied practice, inspired and guided by the structure and rhythms of the skateboard session.



 Jun 24, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 [live stream]

Live stream link available in the full event description.

The Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry invites you to join us for a FarBar program with two of skateboard culture’s most visionary and respected figures, Mark Gonzales and Alexis Sablone, in conversation with writer and critic Kyle Beachy.