Live-Lit Roundup for the week of May 15th, 2017

Grown Folks Stories (c) 2017


Don’t miss Essay Fiesta at The Book Cellar (4736 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) tonight at 7pm! Featured readers include Archy JamjunEileen Tull, Gina Watters, and more! // Free and open to the public // Donations will be collected for 826CHI // All ages //

Do Not Submit: Uptown will take place at the Uptown Underground (4707 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640,) tonight at 7:30pm. Bring a story to tell! // Free and open to the public // All ages // 


Come out to Delilah’s (2771 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614) at 7pm for Meanwhile: Other People’s Apartments. Hosted by Catherine Eves and Megan Kirby, this new live-lit series is inspired by comic artist, Lynda Barry. Tuesday’s featured performers include Jan-Henry GrayZoe Zolbrod, and more!
// Free and open to the public // 21+ // 


Alicia Swiz invites you to Feminist Happy Hour: Baby’s First Birthday this Wednesday at 7pm at Lincoln Hall + Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657). Featured performers include McKenzie ChinnBritt Julious, and Shanna Shrum, don’t miss it!
// Get tickets // 21+ // 

Roberta Miles‘ one-woman show, I Want A Banana and Other Desperate Love Stories will take place this Wednesday at 7:30pm at the Berger Park Coach House (6205 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660). // Get tickets // All ages // 


Do Not Submit: Oldtown will take place at the Sedgwick Shop (1612 North Sedgwick Street, Chicago, IL 60614) Thursday at 7pm. Don’t miss it! // Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Grown Folks Stories is back at The Silver Room (1506 E 53rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60615) this Thursday at 8pm. Join your host Cara Brigandi for a night of extraordinary stories! Be sure to put your name in the jar for a chance to tell your story. // $5 suggested donation // BYOB // 21+ // 


Folk You! the round-robin storytelling/concert series hybrid will take place at Silvie’s Lounge (1902 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60613) this Friday at 7:30pmLarry O. Dean hosts. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Did we miss something? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(dot)com to have your reading series added to our Live-Lit Roundup!