August 2015 | Tuesday Funk
August 2015

Meet Our Readers: David Daskal

David Daskal is a Writer, Salesman and Family Dude living in Chicago. He has written and starred in five one-man shows around Chicago including The Pursuit of Happiness, The Generic News Hour and Habitat. Please join David and all our...  read

Meet Our Readers: Amanda Claire Buckley

Amanda Claire Buckley is a self-proclaimed troubadour. Her storytelling, music, and writing as taken her across the country--from Chicago to New York to DC--and abroad. She's performed live-lit at Essay Fiesta, Write Club, Is This a Thing, StoryClub, Story Lab,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Paul Dailing

Paul Dailing is the creator of 1,001 Chicago Afternoons, a website telling new, true stories of Chicago and real Chicagoans three times a week until he hits 1,001 stories. The project won a Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism from...  read

Meet Our Readers: Brian Heath

Brian Heath is a veteran of film and television production turned writer, comedian and storyteller. He has performed sketch and improv at Second City, IO Chicago and The Annoyance Theater. He is currently a writer and performer for local sketch...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jill Howe

Jill Howe co-produces Story Sessions, a monthly live lit event featuring true stories connected through a theme, live music and real-time story-inspired artwork at the beautiful City Winery in the West Loop. In addition to performing her own stories, Jill...  read

Welcome Travelers and Leisurists

In an unexpected turn of events, Tuesday Funk landed in the pages of Travel + Leisure magazine's August issue! If you were at our March show, you may recall a photographer in attendance, taking pictures of the readers and audience....  read

Tuesday Funk is on YouTube

It can be difficult to get to Tuesday Funk each month -- and sometimes it can even be difficult just to get into the room. Fortunately, Tuesday Funk now has a YouTube channel featuring videos of nearly every reader since...  read

Tuesday Funk #85: September 1, 2015

Wow, back-to-school time already? Tuesday Funk will help you forget about test anxiety with readings by guests Brian Heath, Amanda Buckley, Jill Howe, Paul Dailing and David Daskal to your favorite eclectic monthly reading series. Join us Tuesday, Sept. 1...  read

Haiku for Early August, 2015

Travel & Leisure seems to think Tuesday Funk is pretty great -- maybe it's because of the topical haiku? Here's co-host Andrew Huff's batch from the Aug. 4th edition of the show. Travel and Leisure says forget Second City, go...  read

August debriefing

Another amazing show on the books... this must be starting to sound like hyperbole, but I assure you, friend, it is not. The night started off strong with Robert McDonald and his swan obsession - manifested a series of fairytale...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, July 7 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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