Live Lit Roundup for the week of September 29th, 2014


Come out to Sheffield’s (3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7pm for another edition of RUI: Reading Under the Influence. The theme for Wednesday’s show is “Dude Ranch” and will feature exclusive readings by Brian CostelloMatt RowanGint Aras and Joseph G. Peterson. It’s going to be a great show, don’t miss it! $3 cover // readings start at 7:30pm // 21+ 

The God, Sex & Death Variety Hour will take place at Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7:45pm and will feature readings by John LeadleyBill Hillmann and Annie Weinert. Your hosts for Wednesday’s show are Danny BlackAngela Vela and The Miracle WorkersFree show 



Gumbo Fiction Salon proudly presents “Fright Night” at the Galway Arms (2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60614) at 7pm. Come hear readings by Sarah Lynn KingChristine Fugate and more and get your appetite whet for Halloween! $2 admission for students // $4 general admission // 17+ 

Join your host Dana Norris for Story Club North Side at the Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613) at 7:30pm. The theme for Thursday’s show is “Cold Comfort”, and will feature readings by Jeremy OwensParker Stockman and Elizabeth Gomez. $10 suggested donation // show starts at 8pm // sign-up for open mic is 7:30pm 



Host Christopher Piatt cordially invites you to another installment of The Paper Machete at the historic Green Mill (4802 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640) at 3pm. Don’t miss this great show! Free show 



Welcome the new reading series, Mind.Art.Core Story Night at the Mind Art Core Pilates Performance Studio (4945 N Damen Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) at 7pm. Your host for the evening is Samantha Bailey and featured readers include Maggie AndersenSenyo Kwasi and more. This show will feature an exclusive musical performance from Samantha Lee, don’t miss it! $5 // BYOB 

Here, Chicago is back at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7:30pm. This theatrical storytelling series doubles as a delicious potluck dinner, and we’re huge fans of it. Join your hosts Janna Sobel and Ranjit Souri, and featured readers Mark TolandLadan Osman and more for a very special night. $8 // free if you bring a dish to pass