March 2019

Meet Our Readers: Stuti Sharma

Stuti Sharma is an immigrant artist, stand up comic, clumsy poet, and educator based in Chicago. She's a poet in residence with the Chicago Poetry Center. She is a Leo sun, Virgo moon and only trust restaurants where the cooks...  read

Meet Our Readers: Amar Taylor

Amar Taylor is a 23-year-young creative writer and poet from Chicago. Amar likes to use his poetry to release great energy. Amar discovered passion for his writing when he was denied an opportunity simply because of who he was. Ever...  read

Meet Our Readers: Nestor Gomez

Nestor "the Boss" Gomez was born in Guatemala and came to Chicago undocumented in the mid 80's. He told his first story at a Moth Story Slam to get over the stuttering that plagued his childhood, and since then he...  read

Meet Our Readers: Elizabeth Tamny

Elizabeth Tamny has lived in Chicago since Eugene Sawyer was mayor, which is a long time, but she is not from here. Since then she has done equal time in publishing, museums, and alt-weeklies, the trifecta of underpaid ladyjobs. She...  read

Meet Our Readers: Levi Todd

Levi Todd is a queer poet and lifelong Chicagoan. They serve as Poetry Editor for Tinderbox Poetry Journal and as a relationship health educator with youth. Levi's work is published or forthcoming in Pinwheel, Cotton Xenomorph, Glass Poetry, and elsewhere....  read

March 2019 Haiku

The 125th episode of Tuesday Funk happened to fall on Mardi Gras, and cohost Andrew Huff took that as inspiration for a couple of his topical haiku for the month. Mardi Gras today! Laissez les bon temps rouller! Lent starts...  read

Tuesday Funk #126: April 2, 2019

Spring into action with your favorite eclectic monthly reading series! Tuesday Funk returns to the upstairs bar at Hopleaf on Tuesday, April 2 with readings by Nestor Gomez, Elizabeth Tamny, Amar Taylor, Stuti Sharma and Levi Todd. Admission to Tuesday...  read

March 2019 Debrief

Well, March predictably came in like a lion, but Tuesday Funk fans withstood the miserable weather and came out for a great show on March 5, 2019. Lindsay Eanet warmed the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf up with an essay that...  read

Tuesday Funk #125 is tonight!

March into March with Chicago's finest! Tonight we've got Robbie Q. Telfer, Tracy Harford-Porter, Kelly Swails, Lindsay Eanet, and Faisal Mohyuddin! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago. We get started promptly at 7:30...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tracy Harford-Porter

Tracy Harford-Porter was born in Brooklyn, NY and now resides in the Chicago suburbs. She has worked for Essence Communications as a photo editor, the Harlem Children's Zone as the managing editor of Harlem Overheard, StoryCorps as a facilitator coordinator,...  read
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About Us

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, March 5, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.


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