Live Lit Roundup for the week of March 2nd, 2015



Come out to Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night 7:30pm for another edition of Tuesday Funk presented by Gapers Block and co-hosted by Eden Robins and Andrew Huff. Featured performers include Mare Swallow, Tom Underberg and Genevieve Waller// Doors open at 7pm // Free // 21+ //


Chicago Tribune and Printers Row proudly present political strategist, David Axelrod in conversation with Clarence Page tomorrow night at 7pm at Venue SIX10 (610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605). Axelrod will be discussing his new book, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. Tickets are available here.


RUI: Reading Under the Influence is back at Sheffield’s (3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) Wednesday night at 7pm. This installment of the classic bar trivia/reading series is entitled, “Thoroughbred” and will feature readings from such local literary luminaries as Bill HillmannMegan Kirby and Chris Bower// $3 cover // 21+ // 


Don’t miss The God, Sex & Death Variety Hour at Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657). The show kicks off at 8pm and will feature Kristen CliffordDaniel Shapiro and Dominatrix Clarissa Valentine clearing up some things about Fifty Shades of Grey// Doors open at 7:30pm // Free show // 21+ //


Art ShayTony Fitzpatrick and Dmitry Samarov will be discussing Chicago’s influence on their work at The Hideout (1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642) at 8:30pm. This panel will be moderated by Chuck Sudo, the editor-in-chief of the Chicagoist. More info is available here.  // Free event // 21+ // 


Story Club North Side presents “March Madness” this Thursday at the Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613) at 7:30pm. Headliners include Maggie AndersenBokeen and Riva Lehrer. Your hosts for the evening are the wonderful Dana Norris and Erin Kahoa// $10 suggested donation // 21+ //


The cozy, potluck reading series Here, Chicago returns to Theater Wit (1229 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) this Sunday at 8pm. Hosted by Janna Sobel with special guest-host, RJ Eldridge, featured readers include Michael PowellRachael Mason and Bill Hillmann. Please note, tickets for this event sell out and seats cannot be reserved via Facebook or text. Click the link to reserve your seat. Don’t forget to bring a dish to pass! // All ages // Dishes to pass are highly encouraged // 

Did we miss anything? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(dot)com to have your event added to our live lit roundup!