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Video: Lania Knight walks us through the fire

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Lania Knight brought us a powerful and evocative recounting of childbirth that sounded quite a lot like this... And if you liked that, you won't want to miss our next event, which...  read

Video: William Shunn, at long last, spills the beans

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn brought us what will probably have to be the final installment of his many missionary reminiscences, at long last spilling the beans about why he can't travel to Canada......  read

Video: Norm Doucet was born a poor white child...

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Norm Doucet brought us a charming and thought-provoking remembrance of childhood and military service, and it went just a bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30...  read

Video: Maggie Jenkins has an educational supplement she'd like to sell you

At our August 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Maggie Jenkins told us what she did for her summer vacation, and it went a little bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,...  read

Video: Dmitry Samarov just wants to get home

At our August 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Dmitry Samarov told us what happened to him the night the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at...  read

Video: Kendra Stevens proves she's scrappy

At our July 2nd edition of Tuesday Funk, Kendra Stevens brought us back to her childhood in her delightful personal essay "Emily Olsen's Face, Meet My Fist," and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please...  read

Video: Heather Corallo counts teeth

At our June 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, Heather Corallo presented her personal essay "A Mother's Love," and it sounded quite a bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, August 6th,...  read

Video: Darwyn Jones utters an ill-timed cry for help

At our June 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, Darwyn Jones shared his personal essay "Scairdy Cat," and it sounded just a little like this: And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013,...  read

Video: Mary Beth Hoerner wrestles with her pride

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, Mary Beth Hoerner related a tale of punctured grade-school pride, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, June 4th,...  read

Video: Dion Walton takes us through the morgue door

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, Dion Walton told the affecting story of his struggle to survive HIV infection, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on...  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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