Don’t miss Sappho’s Salon at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7:30pm. Featured performers include Laura Scruggs, Laura Davis, and Melinda MacIntire. Liz Baudler and Eileen Tull host.
//$1 suggested donation // Potluck dinner //
Flick Lit: Reel-to-Real Storytelling for Movie Lovers is back at The Logan Theatre (2646 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) this Wednesday at 7:30pm! Come see why this is our new favorite reading series. Elizabeth Gomez dishes on Endless Love, Ali Kelley Can’t Hardly Wait, and Tara Sullivan talks Bull Durham. Plus, Kirk Kicklighter and Cameren Rau debate whether or not It’s A Wonderful Life.
// Free admission // Donations are encouraged // Trivia round included //
Poetry off the Shelf presents Tony Hoagland, this Thursday at 7pm at The Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654). Hoagland will read from his new short story collection, Application for Release from the Dream. // Free and open to the public // All ages //
Come out to the Logan Bar & Grill (2230 N California Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) for the 5th Annual Chicago Zine Fest BINGO Fundraiser! The festivities kick off at 7pm, and local businesses such as Curbside Splendor Publishing and Quimby’s will be offering exclusive prizes.
// $10 entry fee // All proceeds will benefit Chicago Zine Fest // $2 PBR specials //
Lies! Fiction Reading Series is back at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) at 8pm. Featured readers include Kathleen Rooney, Suzanne Scanlon, and more. // Free admission // 17+ //
2nd Story presents “Please, Oh Please: Stories of Asking for the Inconceivable”, Friday night at 7pm at Pub 626 (1406 W Morse Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626). Featured readers include Lott Hill, Nadine Kenney Johnstone, Ric Walker, and Sadaf Ferdowsi. // Get tickets // 21+ //
Celebrate the season with Two Cookie Minimum at the CHI*PRC (858 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622). The festivities kick off at 8pm and will feature performances by Julia Borcherts, Dave Reidy, and more.
// $10 // 21+ //