Head out to Francesca’s Bryn Mawr (1039 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60660) for The Sadness Show: An Ironic Valentine’s Celebration tomorrow night at 7:30pm. Pamela Chermansky is the host and there will be a Sad Story Contest judged by the Neo-Futurists theater troupe. Don’t miss it! // $10 at the door // All ages //
The Seven Deadly Sins is having a special Valentine’s Day show tomorrow night at 8pm. Come out to Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) for a night of sinful fun. Featured readers include Don Hall, Dianna Kolb, JW Basilo and more. // Free show // 17+ //
Don’t miss This Much Is True at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro (3905 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613) this Tuesday at 7:30pm. Featured readers include Sandra McCollum, David Fink and more. // Doors open at 7pm // Free show //
CHI*PRC’s Zine Club is back, this Wednesday at 7pm. Come out to the CHI*PRC Headquarters (858 N Ashland Ave Chicago, IL 60622) to hear Corinne Mucha read from her zine, Is It The Future Yet? // $ 3 donation // All ages //
Story Collector Presents: Second Hand Stories at Maeve (1325 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614) this Wednesday at 7:30pm. Featured readers include Mary Zee, Daniel Shapiro, Nestor Gomez and Evelyn Stamey. // Free show // 21+ //
A Month Of… presents “Love Connection” this Wednesday at 7:30pm at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657). Bring a dish to pass and settle in for a night of storytelling. // $10 or free with a dish to pass // All ages //
Come out to the historic Green Mill (4802 North Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60640) for another installment of The Paper Machete featuring Chad The Bird and Christopher Piatt and a cavalcade of special guests. // Free show // 21+ //
Join Naomi Huffman and Leah Pickett for another installment of The Marrow at The Punch House (1227 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608) this Sunday at 7:30pm. Featured readers include Claire Zulkey, Lisa White and Chris Bower. See why we give this series five stars!
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