Live-Lit Roundup for the week of April 3rd, 2017

Tuesday Funk (c) 2017


Salonathon: Believe Them will take place at 8:30pm at Beauty Bar (1444 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642). Tonight’s installment of Salonathon will partner with Rape Victim Advocates for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and will feature readings by Isaac GomezJessica MarksKing Rozzie, and more. // Get tickets // 17+ // 


Adrian Matejka will be reading at Poetry off the Shelf at the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654) tomorrow night at 7pm. Matejka most recently published Maps to the Stars which navigated tensions between race, geography, and poverty during the Reagan administration. // Free and open to the public // All ages //

Tuesday Funk is back at Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7:30pm. Featured performers include Two Queens, One Mic’s Kellye HowardFelix Jung, and Nestor Gomez, don’t miss it! // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 


Come out to Sheffield’s (3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) for RUI: Reading Under the Influence, this Wednesday at 7pm. Featured readers include Aaron KimmelCameron Peart, and more. // $3 cover // 21+ //

Psychotic Break with Jenn and Dan is back at Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657) this Wednesday at 8pm. Join your hosts Jenn Sodini and Dan Shapiro in welcoming guest comedians Arish SinghCameron Gillette, and Tom Simmons to the stage! // Free and open to the public // 21+ // The event will be held upstairs // 


Story Club North Side proudly presents “What Do I Owe?” this Thursday at 7:30pm at The Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60613). This month’s featured readers are Jacoby CochranEmily Barish, and Duo Yang. As always, there will be 3 open mic slots available. Stephanie Douglass hosts. // $10 suggested donation // 21+ //


Everything That Rises: The Other Wo(man) will take place this Friday at 8:30pm at The Orphanage (643 W 31st St, Chicago, Illinois 60616). Featured storytellers include Ada ChengEmily Roth, and Patrick RabbittDJ Howard hosts, scored by The Steins.
// $10 suggested donation // 21+ // 

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