Live-Lit Roundup for the week of March 27th, 2017

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Tonight

Come out to the Chicago Athletic Association (12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603) for Storytelling Series: Celebrating Female Figures in Hospitality today at 5:30pm. Performers include Nandini Khaund, spirit guide of the Chicago Athletic Association and Cindy’s Rooftop Bar, Shelby Allison who is a partner at Lost Lake, and Alpana Singh, master sommelier. // Get tickets  SOLD OUT // 21+ // 

Author Thomas Frank will be reading from his new book, LISTEN, LIBERAL tonight at 6pm at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore (5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637). Frank’s book has been lauded for its prescient take on the current sociopolitical climate.
// Free and open to the public // All ages //

Tomorrow

Elena Passarello will be at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7pm reading from her new book, ANIMALS STRIKE CURIOUS POSES// Free and open to the public // All ages //

Wednesday

Miss Spoken proudly presents “Sibling Rivalry” this Wednesday at 7pm at The Gallery Cabaret (2020 N Oakley Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647). Featured storytellers include Amy EatonMolly RaffertyLeah Jones, and more. Carly Oishi and Rosamund Lannin host.
// $5 suggested donation // Proceeds go to the readers // 21+ // 

I Gotchu: Showing Up for Intersectional Women’s Rights will take place at 7pm at Canvas (2313 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647) with performances by June ThieleAngel Miles, and a discussion panel featuring Black Lives Matter Chicago, the Center on Halsted and more. // Get tickets // 21+ // 

Do Not Submit: Edgewater will take place at Burke’s Public House (5401 N Broadway St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) this Wednesday at 7pm. Sign up to tell your story promptly at 7 and enjoy the show at 7:30pm. Jill Howe and Nestor Gomez host. // Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Poetry & Migration will take place at The Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654) this Wednesday at 7pm. Featured poets include Hieu Minh Nguyen, José B. González, Tarfia Faizullah, and Emmy Pérez// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Thursday

Poet Rosanna Warren will be reading at The Seminary Co-op Bookstore (5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637) this Thursday at 6pm// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Don’t miss The Stoop at Rosa’s Lounge (3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647) this Thursday at 7pm// $3 online // $5 at the door // 21+ // 

The Harriet Reading Series at The Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60654) will feature Eric Amling this Thursday at 7pm// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Come out to Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640) to see Gina Frangello in conversation with Meredith Maran this Thursday at 7:30pm.
// Free and open to the public // All ages //

Lit Up: Drinkers wth Writing Problems will take place at Brisku’s Bistro & Bar (4100 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618) this Friday at 7pm// $10 suggested donation // 21+ // 

Saturday

Young People’s Poetry Day: A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks will take place this Saturday from 10am to 1pm at The Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654). // Only open to children 13 and under // 

Come out to Volumes Bookcafe (1474 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) to celebrate the release of Kevin Coval‘s new book, A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF CHICAGO , this Saturday at 7pm.
// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Sunday

Salonathan at Art AIDS America (2401 N Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60614) will kick off at 5:30pm and will feature performances by Erin KilmurrayQuinn Tsan, and more.
// Free and open to the public // All ages //

Did we miss something? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(dot)com to have your reading series included in future installments!

 

 

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