September 2011 | Tuesday Funk
September 2011

Meet Our Readers: Liz Baudler

Most of Liz Baudler's time is spent in front of her computer trying not to freak out. This goes for whether she is writing writing of any sort or working on The Toucan Literary Magazine, of which she is founding...  read

Meet Our Readers: Erin J. Shea

Erin J. Shea lives in the Beverly neighborhood with her husband, Scott Smith, daughter Abigail and superhound, Glinny. Originally from Joliet, she works as a vice president at Edelman Digital, where she spends most of her waking hours playing on...  read

Video: Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar

Our October reading is coming up fast, and there's no better way to get in the right frame of mind than with videos from past events. In this great reading from September, Naomi Buck Palagi shows us the good that...  read

Video: A D Jameson plumbs the depths

Our October reading is coming up fast, and there's no better way to get in the right frame of mind than with videos from past events. In this great reading from September, A D Jameson polarized our audience with a...  read

Video: William Shunn reads a poem for 9/11

At this week's Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn read “You Are Here,” a poem he composed for the tenth anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. (He lived in Queens near the East River at the time.) Here's the brief...  read

Tuesday Funk #38: October 4th

Our next event will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, and will include readings from William Shunn, C.P. Chang, Erin J. Shea, Matt Darst, and Liz Baudlerread

September debriefing

Hey, if you weren't at Hopleaf this week for Tuesday Funk, you missed a good 'un, a real good 'un. 12-point buck good, in fact. We had Carissa DiGiovanni reading us poems, Noreen Natale telling us amusing stories, and Naomi...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #37 is tonight!

Hey, do you smell that? No, not that! The good smell, I mean. It's ... could it be? ... I think that's the crackling smell of raw talent,, and I'm pretty sure it's heading for Tuesday Funk, the monthly Chicago...  read

Video: Karen Skalitzky gets "Out"

Our September reading is coming up fast, and there's no better way to get in the right frame of mind than with videos from past events. This reading from August—relating Karen Skalitzky's moving encounter with, yes, a car wash door—should...  read

Meet Our Readers: Carissa DiGiovanni

Carissa DiGiovanni is a third-generation Chicagoan who works in the non-profit sector. Her work has appeared in Sierra Nevada College Review, Journal of Experimental Fiction, SLAB, and Muslim, Wake Up! She graduated from the MFA program in Creative Writing at...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, October 11, 7:30 p.m. at Nighthawk Chicago, 4744 N. Kimball Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. Admission is free.

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