Live-Lit Roundup for January 18th-23rd, 2016

Tonight

Do Not Submit: Lincoln Park will take place at CityGrounds Coffee Bar (507 W Dickens at Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614) tonight at 6:30pm// 17+ // Free and open to the public // 

Venture out to Cup & Spoon (2415 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647) tonight at 6:30pm for The Return of Surviving the Mic// 17+ // Free and open to the public // 

Essay Fiesta is back at The Book Cellar (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) tonight at 7pm// 17+ // Donations are encouraged //

Tuesday

The Poetry Foundation & Magazine (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654) hosts The Open Door Readings Tuesday night at 7pm. Featured readers include Dylan Weir and Chris Green// All ages // Free and open to the public // 

Story Club South Side will be at the Co-Prosperity Sphere (3219 S Morgan St, Chicago, Illinois 60608) tomorrow night at 8pm. Headliners include comedian Tim Barnes and actress Eileen Tull// 21+ // BYOB // Free and open to the public // 

Wednesday

Don’t miss Gumbo Fiction Salon at the Galway Arms (2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60614) Wednesday night at 7pm. // 17+  // $2 for students, $4 general admission // 

Paige Schilt will be reading from her memoir, Queer Rock Love, Wednesday night at 7:30pm at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640). 
// 17+ // Free and open to the public //

Story Lab Chicago will take place at the Black Rock Pub & Kitchen (3614 N Damen Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618) Wednesday night at 7:30pm. // 21+ // Free and open to the public //

Thursday

Queer Brown Voices will take place at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) Thursday night at 7:30pm. // 17+ // Free and open to the public // 

Absinthe & Zygote presents #26: Improv at Brü Chicago (1562 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) Thursday night at 7pm// 17+ // Free and open to the public //

Friday

Renée Rosen and Jennifer Robson will be discussing their new novels at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) Friday night at 7:30pm.
// 17+ // Free and open to the public // 

Saturday

Old School/New School will take place at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro (3905 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613) Saturday night at 8pm. // 21+ // $15 general admission //

The Group Project presents Everything That Rises: Stories About Waiting, Saturday night at 8:30pm at The Orphanage (641 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616).
// 21+ // $10 suggested donation // 

You’re Being Ridiculous: The Musical is happening at the Lifeline Theatre (6912 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626) Saturday night at 10pm.// 17+  // Get tickets // 


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