Live Lit Roundup for the week of October 13th, 2014



Join Angela Vela and Ray Teresi for The Seven Deadly Sins: October at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) at 8pm. Featured readers include Gywnn Fulcher tackling envy, Kolin Bohannon pontificating over gluttony, and many more talented writers. Don’t miss it! Free show 


Samantha Irby and Keith Ecker cordially invite you to another installment of Guts & Glory upstairs at Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7pm. Come hear electrifying stories by Valentine SoposkyJosh Zagoren and more. Free show 

Story Club presents Sexy Times at JIMMY Lounge (610 N Rush St, Chicago, Illinois 60610) at 7:30pm. Featured performers include Lauren Chooljian, Jen Bosworth, and Arlene Malinowski. Your hosts for the evening are Dana Norris and Erin Kahoa. There is a suggested $10 donation for this event 

The Guild Literary Complex and Cyn Vargas proudly present Palabra Pura: Want at La Bruquena Restaurant (2726 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622) at 7:30pm. Featured readers Bobby Biedrzycki, Adriana Galvan, and Kevin Kane have all written incredible stories based around the suggested theme for Wednesday’s show. Don’t miss an incredible event! Free show


Come to Surviving The Open Mic Featuring Mojdeh Stoakley at The Crib (835 W Addision, Chicago IL 60613) at 6:30pm. Surviving The Open Mic is a “is a safe space* house show/open mic open to anyone who identifies as a survivor of any kind of trauma, with mic priority given to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.” In addition, Surviving The Open Mic is LGBTQ friendly, encouraging and loving. There is a suggested $5+ donation for this event 

Curbside Splendor Publishing proudly presents WORDS+MUSIC #6 at The Empty Bottle (1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) at 9pm featuring James Tadd AdcoxSusan Hope Lanier and music by The PeekaboosGet tickets 


Produced by Roberta Miles and hosted by GPA, Cafe Cabaret is a unique and exuberant variety series. Come to Cafe Ballou (939 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) at 7pm on Friday night for a show you’re sure to love. Free show 

Author Valeria Luiselli will be reading at Women & Children First (5331 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) at 7:30pm on Friday. Luiselli’s work has been published in The New York TimesMcSweeney’s and Granta. This is a special event hosted by Curbside Splendor Publishing. Free event 


Join host Christopher Piatt for The Paper Machete at The Green Mill (4802 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640) at 3pm. This show is sure to make you laugh and is a fantastic way to spend your Saturday afternoon. Free show