Posts in category "Live lit roundup"

Live lit roundup for the week of 3/31/14

Live lit roundup for the week of 3/31/14
Monday March 31st, 2014 7:00pm: Say goodbye to March by going to Tales from the Punch House (1227 W. 18th St., Chicago, Illinois 60608). Featured performers for tonight’s installment include Ben Tanzer, D. Foy and Susan Hope Lanier. Free show.  Tuesday April 1st, 2014 6:00pm: 2nd Story is back at City Winery (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607) presenting “No Fool: Stories of Risk and... Read more »

Weekend live lit roundup for 3/29/14

Weekend live lit roundup for 3/29/14
Saturday March 29th, 2014 3:00pm: Come out to the Green Mill (4802 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640) for another installment of The Paper Machete featuring Comedy Sportz player, Peter Kremidas, Rachel Mason and many more. There will be cabaret tunes by Eileen and jams by Jinx Titanic and the Ladkillers, don’t miss it! Free show.  Sunday March 30th, 2014 6:00pm: Amelia Gray will be reading with Beau... Read more »

Salonathon, Stoop-Stories Live and more in this week's live lit roundup

Salonathon, Stoop-Stories Live and more in this week's live lit roundup
Monday March 24th, 2014 8:00pm: Head out to Beauty Bar Chicago (1444 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622) for another installment of Salonathon: LEX-I-CA. The theme for tonight’s show is “How I Lost My Virginity” and will feature Lynn Royale, Mar Curran and many more. RSVP here to enjoy the bar. Free show/21+  Tuesday March 25th, 2014 6:30pm: It’s that time again: join Angela Vela and Danny Black for The... Read more »
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2nd Story Fundraiser at Revolution Brewing and more in the weekend live lit roundup

2nd Story Fundraiser at Revolution Brewing and more in the weekend live lit roundup
Saturday March 22nd, 2014 12:00pm: Come out to StoryStudio Chicago (4043 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60613) for Editors Speak: Literary Magazine Panel featuring Brian Solem of Graze, Sarah Dodson of MAKE and Ben Tanzer from Curbside Splendor. The panel starts promptly at noon and will go until 1pm, so don’t be late! The event is free if you bring a canned food donation and/or email info[at]storystudiochicago[dot]com.  3:00pm: Don’t miss another installment... Read more »

Story Week, The Pungent Parlour and more in this week's live lit roundup

Story Week, The Pungent Parlour and more in this week's live lit roundup
Monday March 17th, 2014 2:00pm: Story Weeks presents “Why the Short Story?” at Harold Washington Library (400 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605). This exciting panel will feature Roxane Gay, Stuart Dybek, Katey Schultz and Christine Sneed and will be curated by the always amazing Patricia Ann McNair with a Q&A to follow. This event will be held in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium. Free and... Read more »

Story Week presents 2nd Story, Chicago Zine Fest and more in this weekend's live lit roundup

Story Week presents 2nd Story, Chicago Zine Fest and more in this weekend's live lit roundup
Saturday March 15th, 2014 10:30am… Bring your kids to The Poetry Foundation (61 West Superior Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654) for Saturday Poemtime and be sure to see what else The Poetry Foundation has to offer as part of their Special Saturday Hours. Free and open to the public.  11:00am–6pm… Chicago Zine Fest continues! Come by Columbia College Chicago’s Conway Center (1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago,... Read more »
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Salonathon, Chicago Zine Fest and more in this week's live lit roundup

Salonathon, Chicago Zine Fest and more in this week's live lit roundup
Monday March 10th, 2014 7:00pm… Is This a Thing? presents Stories of Summer at O’Shaughnessy’s (4557 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640) featuring Jamie Cowan, Jake Bliss and many more, get out and enjoy a Fat Tire with friends while listening to some great stories of summer, you deserve it. Free admission. 9:00pm… Salonathon: The Callbox… An Untraditional Story Hour curated by Von Vogt presents Being Human at Beauty... Read more »

The Paper Machete, 2nd Story and more in this weekend's live lit roundup

The Paper Machete, 2nd Story and more in this weekend's live lit roundup
Saturday March 8th, 2014 2:00pm… Artists Talk featuring Rachel Foss and Scott Marvel is happening at the Beauty & Brawn Art Gallery and Think Space (3501 W. Fullerton, Chicago, Illinois 60647). Enjoy delicious snacks and doodle a few sketches while listening to Foss and Marvel discuss their new show, This Was Supposed to Help. Be sure to bring any blank t-shirts, tote... Read more »

Literaturlenz, The Cat Diaries and more in this week's live lit roundup

Literaturlenz, The Cat Diaries and more in this week's live lit roundup
Monday March 3rd, 2014 6:30pm… Base Spirits Round 2 Launch Party at the Punch House (1227 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608) is happening. Come hear stories by eight different authors based on classic cocktails. It won’t be an ordinary reading, expect the unexpected! Free admission.  Tuesday March 4th, 2014 6:00pm… Literaturlenz: Reading with Authors from Germany, Switzerland, and Austria featuring Olga Grjasnowa,... Read more »
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Chicago Moth StorySlam, Stoop-Style Stories & more in this week's live lit roundup

Chicago Moth StorySlam, Stoop-Style Stories & more in this week's live lit roundup
Tuesday February 25th, 2014 6:00pm… Chicago Moth StorySlam: Happy will be at Martyrs’ (3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60613). Come hear some of Chicago’s most talented storytellers bravely perform some incredible tales. Be sure to read the guidelines here if you want to perform one of your stories. This is an epic show, not to be missed! Get tickets. 21+... Read more »