Live Lit Roundup for the week of June 24th, 2014

Tuesday June 24th, 2014

6:00pm // The Chicago StorySLAM is back at Martyr’s (3855 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60613) and this time they’re talking about dear old dad. This storytelling series hosted by WBEZ and Vocalo is not reserved for standup comedy, ventriloquism, etc., just real people and real stories. Get tickets. Pre-sale tickets are sold out.

6:30pm // Escape to the Hideout (1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642) for another installment of The God, Sex & Death Variety Hour hosted by Angela Vela and Danny Black. Tonight’s featured lineup includes Melissa RichelleJames Gordon and comedienne Natalie Jose. Don’t miss it! Free show. 

Wednesday June 25th, 2014 

7:00pm // Don’t miss JOY: Stories of Identity and Self-Expression hosted by 2nd Story at Untitled (111 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654) featuring stories by Melissa DuPreyDeb Lewis and Shaun Sperling, and curated by Bobby Biedrzycki and Jess Kadish this installment of 2nd Story will surely be one of the ages especially since director Nic Dimond is at the helm. Get tickets. 

Thursday June 26th, 2014 

7:00pm // Join hosts Lily Be and Clarence at Rosa’s Lounge (3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647) for Stoop-Style Stories LIVE! Featured readers for Thursday’s show include Gregory LedgerLuis Tubens and Bill Hillmann. Come get schooled! Free show. 

Check back on Friday for the weekend edition of the live lit roundup!