Do Not Submit: Rogers Park will take place at Pub 626 (1406 W Morse Ave, Chicago, IL 60626) tonight at 7:30pm. Signup to tell your story at 7pm. Do Not Submit encourages storytellers with no prior experience to take the mic and tell their story in 7 minutes. Elizabeth Cambridge and Rebecca Anderson host.
// Free and open to the public // All ages //
Don’t miss Lily Be‘s highly anticipated one-woman show, No Hay Mal, tonight at 7pm at the Free Street Theater (1419 West Blackhawk Street, 3rd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60642). Read our interview with the Live-Lit Queen and get your tickets while you can, they’re going quick! // Get tickets // 17+ //
Don’t miss Tuesday Funk #102 at Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640). The fun kicks off at 7:30pm featuring performances by Deborah Siegel, Leonard Zawadski, Jenn Sodini, Molia Dumbleton, and Keidra Chaney. Andrew Huff and Eden Robins host.
// Free and open to the public // 21+ //
John Weagly will be the featured headliner at the February installment of the Gumbo Fiction Salon at the Galway Arms (2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60614) this Thursday at 7pm. There will be 10 minute open mic slots for a few lucky storytellers. Gumbo Fiction Salon will be celebrating Mardi Gras! // $2 student admission // $4 general admission // 17+ //
Do Not Submit: Pilsen will take place at La Catrina Cafe (1011 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608) this Thursday at 7:30pm. Do Not Submit encourages storytellers with no formal experience to get up and strut their stuff and is an all-inclusive series with shows across the city. Do Not Submit: Pilsen encourages bilingual storytellers. Signup to tell your story starts at 7pm. Enid Muñoz and Rose Zaccone host. // Free and open to the public // All ages //
If you missed your chance to see No Hay Mal, catch it again this Thursday at The Free Street Theater (1419 West Blackhawk Street, 3rd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60642) at 7pm.
// Get tickets // 17+ //
Come out to the Prop Thtr (3502-04 N Elston, Chicago, Illinois 60618) for Eileen Tull’s fantastic one-woman show, Bad Dates, Or What Killed That Monkey In Indiana Jones Only Makes Me Stronger, this Thursday at 9pm. // Get tickets // All ages //
2nd Story proudly presents “An Inconvenient Love: Stories of Joy and Resilience”, this Friday at Pub 626 (1406 W Morse Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626). Curated by Earliana McLaurin and directed by Liz Rice, this special 2nd Story show will feature performances by Jessica Scott, Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke, and more. The magic happens at 7pm.
// Get tickets // 21+ //
Do Not Submit: Oak Park will take place at the Eastgate Cafe (102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304) at 7:30pm. Open mic signup is promptly at 7pm, but storytellers should start getting in line around 6:30pm to get a spot. Margaret Burk, Gabriela Rodil, and Peter R. LeGrand host. // Free and open to the public // All ages //
Kick off your weekend right by going to see No Hay Mal at the Free Street Theater (1419 West Blackhawk Street, 3rd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60642) at 7pm. Bring your squad and enjoy Lily Be’s exuberant and inspiring new show about owning your story. // Get tickets // 17+ //
Do Not Submit: Englewood will take place at the Kusanya Cafe (825 W 69th St, Chicago, IL 60621) this Saturday at 3:30pm. Open mic signup starts promptly at 3pm, don’t miss it! Angel Simmons and Stephanie Douglass host. // Free and open to the public // All ages //
Come out to Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) for Story Time with Drag Queens this Saturday from 3-4pm! Join Coco Sho-Nell, Muffy Fishbasket, and Ashley Morgan for a fun afternoon featuring special guest, Alexis Bevels! // Free and open to the public // All ages //
Story Sessions proudly presents “Love Is…” this Saturday at 11am. Come out to City Winery (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60607) for a delicious brunch featuring stories by Anne Abel, Don Hall, Heather Mangan, and more. Jill Howe and Scott Whitehair host.
// Get tickets // 21+ //
Do Not Submit: Evanston will take place at The Celtic Knot (626 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201) this Sunday at 6pm. Open mic signup will take place promptly at 5:30pm. Dan Terkell and Melissa Perrin host. // Free and open to the public // All ages //