Come out to Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) for the August installment of Tuesday Funk featuring readings by Henri Harps, Robert McDonald, Ryan DiGiorgi, and more. The festivities kick off at 7:30pm, so grab an IPA and enjoy the show. Andrew Huff and Eden Robins host. // Free event // 21+ //
RUI: Reading Under the Influence presents “Hot Stuff” this Wednesday at 7pm at Sheffield’s (3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657). Featured readers include Cyn Vargas, Gregory E. Frohbieter, Luke Wilusz, and more. Don’t miss it! // $3 cover // 21+ //
Comedians You Should Know presents David Drake as he records his stand-up album at Timothy O’ Toole’s Pub (622 N Fairbanks Ct, Chicago, IL 60611) this Wednesday at 9pm. Hosting the event is CYSK’s own, Danny Kallas. Book your tickets now for this awesome event! // Get tickets // 21+ // No drink minimum // Afterparty to follow //
Story Club North Side presents “What’s in a Name?” this Thursday at The Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613) at 7:30pm. Featured readers include Ellen Blum Barish, Margaret Ghielmetti, and Mykele Callicutt. You can read as well, so long as you sign up before the show. Ali Kelley hosts. // $10 suggested donation // 21+ //
That’s All She Wrote will take place at Great Lakes Tattoo (1148 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642) Sunday at 8pm. Featured readers include Carly Oishi, Brittany Julious, and more. Angela Benander and JH Palmer host. // Free show // 18+ //
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