Live Lit Roundup for the week of March 30th, 2015



The Chicago Writers Conference proudly presents Bad Poetry Night at 6:30pm at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro (3905 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613). Cartoonist Pat Byrnes, WBEZ’s Monica Eng and author James Kennedy will be in attendance. // Get tickets // 21+ // 


Absinthe & Zyogote present episode #22: Sign Language, Wednesday night at 7pm at the CHI*PRC (858 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622). This special installment will feature Mercy Odhner translating the poems of Paige Taggart, Niina Pollari, and Carleen Tibbett// Free show // All ages //


RUI: Reading Under the Influence is back at Sheffield’s (3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) this Wednesday at 7pm. Featured readers include Wyl VillacresSamantha LaFountain and more. // $3 cover // 21+ //


Come out to Schubas at 8pm (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657) for another episode of The God, Sex & Death Variety Hour featuring Lily BeGail Goldsmith and Derek Smith// Free show // 17+ // 


Story Club North Side presents, “When It Rains…” this Thursday at 7:30pm at the Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613). Featured readers include Rosamund LanninBill Drew and Zach ZimmermanAli Kelley and Erin Kahoa host. // $10 suggested donation // 21+ //

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