Live-Lit Roundup for the week of October 10th, 2016

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Feminist Happy Hour will take place at The Whistler (2421 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) tonight at 6:30pm. Featured headliners include Shanna ShrumElizabeth Gomez, and more. Feminist Happy Hour is a comedy showcase hosted by Alicia Swiz.
// Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Is This a Thing? presents “Stuck”, tonight at 7pm at O’Shaughnessy’s Pub (4557 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640); featured headliners include Israel Antonio, Rita Balzotti,  and Mark Borowsky. // Free and open to the public // 21+ //


Sappho’s Salon is back at Women & Children First (5331 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7pm. Featured performers include Rachel SimonVahishta Vafadari, and Claire TaylorLiz Baudler and Eileen Tull host.
// Pay what you can // All ages // LGBTQ positive space // 

Don’t miss Flick Lit tomorrow night at 8pm at the Music Box Theatre (3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613). This month’s performers include Ines Bellina discussing Ten Things I Hate About You, Mare Swallow waxing poetic about Little Miss Sunshine, and more.
// Get tickets // All ages // 

Seven Deadly Sins Variety Show hosted by Angela Vela will take place tomorrow night at 8pm at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647); featured performers include LeeAnn Yops with an essay on gluttony, and Ed Towns with a story of lust. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 


Christine Sneed, who recently released the short story collection, The Virginity of Famous Men will be in conversation with author Kristin FitzPatrick (My Pulse is an Earthquake) Thursday night at 6pm at DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library (2350 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614). // Free and open to the public // All ages // 


Celebrate the release of the fall issue of The Thread Literary Magazine with a special afternoon of live lit featuring contributors from the issue!  Marie Davidson, Michael Rabiger, Annette Gendler, and Nina Kavin will read their stories live. This special event will take place at Tommy Nevin’s Pub (1450 Sherman Ave, Evanston, Illinois 60201) at 4pm.
// $10 // 21+ //

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