Live Lit Roundup for the weekend of June 21st, 2014

Ray's Tap Reading Series (c) 2014

Happy Summer Solstice! We’re back with the weekend edition of the Live Lit Roundup. Read below to see what events you should not miss in the live lit capital of the world. 

Saturday June 21st, 2014 

3:00pm // Come out to the historic Green Mill (4802 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640) for another installment of The Paper Machete hosted by Christopher Piatt. Tonight’s featured lineup includes performances by Christopher MelcherAlison Gates and more. There will be live music provided by Archie Powell and the Exports and organist, Chris ForemanFree event. 

10:30pm // In what will surely be a historic event, come see Ian Belknap engage in a profanity-free performance. The Ray’s Tap Reading Series is back at the Prop Thtr (3502 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618). Come witness Daniel ShapiroCarly OishiAlicia SwizMason Johnson and more literary luminaries attempt not to swear onstage in a reformed edition of the famously loud and profane Ray’s Tap Reading Series. $15, pay-what-you-can. 

That’s it for the weekend edition of the live lit roundup, check back Monday for the weekly edition.