Reading #110

November 2017 Debrief

The room at the top of the stairs at Hopleaf filled with expectant audience members, and the 110th edition of Tuesday Funk fully delivered on those expectations! Henri Harps led us off with the tale of a jazz saxophonist who...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #110 is tonight!

You definitely don't want to miss this amazing show, featuring Gint Aras, Henri Harps, Parneshia Jones, Jeff Ruby, and Britt Julious! Hosted, as always, by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins. Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark...  read

Meet Our Readers: Henri Harps

Henri Harps is a guitarist, writer and jazz fanatic born in Washington D.C. After spending nearly a decade navigating the flailing cultural milieu of New York City, he now happily calls Chicago home. He does this along with his wife,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Gint Aras

Gint Aras has been trapped on planet Earth since 1973. His prose and translations have appeared in such places as Quarterly West, St. Petersburg Review, ReImagine, STIR Journal, Antique Children, The Good Men Project and other publications. His novel, The...  read

Meet Our Readers: Parneshia Jones

Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions), winner of the Midwest Book Award and an pick for 12 Poetry Books to Savor. After studying creative writing at Chicago State University, earning an MFA from Spalding University,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Britt Julious

Britt Julious is a writer born and bred in Chicago. She currently pens a weekly column for the Chicago Tribune and previously edited for Vice. She's written feature profiles and personal essays for the New York Times, Rolling Stone, GQ,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jeff Ruby

Jeff Ruby is the chief dining critic of Chicago magazine. He is the author of the middle-grade novel Penelope March Is Melting, which comes out on November 14th, and coauthor of Everybody Loves Pizza: The Deep Dish on America's Favorite...  read

Tuesday Funk #110 - Nov. 7, 2017

Continue celebrating decorative gourd season with your favorite eclectic monthly reading series! Our 110th episode on Tuesday, Nov. 7 is a blockbuster, featuring Parneshia Jones, Henri Harps, Jeff Ruby, Gint Aras and Britt Julious! As always, admission is free, but...  read
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