Reading # 57 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 57

Video: Robert McDonald stalks the mighty rhino

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, Robert McDonald read a few of his poems, including an epic evocation of the mighty rhinoceros, and it all sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us...  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

Video: Suzanne Clores takes a ride she can't refuse

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, returning reader Suzanne Clores related the squirm-inducing tale of a car ride she took with a Brooklyn mobster, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join...  read

Video: Andrew Huff delivers haiku from the news

At our May 7th edition last week, co-host Andrew Huff brought us a fistful of fine haiku ripped bleeding from current headlines: Bombs, explosions, floods: this April found our heartstrings and pulled them hard. April's heavy showers brought destruction, but...  read

May debriefing

It was another packed room for this past Tuesday night's edition of Tuesday Funk at Hopleaf, and the standing-room crowd seemed to think it was a great show all around. If you couldn't be there, let's recap what you missed....  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #57 is tonight!

Don't forget—tonight is Tuesday Funk's 57th episode, featuring Suzanne Clores, Mary Beth Hoerner, Robert McDonald, Dion Walton, and Sara Ross Witt. Don't miss it! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago. We get started...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Beth Hoerner

Mary Beth Hoerner is a Chicago playwright and fiction writer. Her play Atomic Honeymoon was performed at the CORNservatory, she is a network playwright at Chicago Dramatists, and she was the recipient of a Ragdale residency in playwriting. Her short...  read

Meet Our Readers: Dion Walton

Originally a theater performer for 25 years, Dion Walton has been writing for the past ten. He's a published writer (Our Legacies: Writings from Chicago's Older Gay Men), a singer, and an artist who has presented work in galleries in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sara Ross Witt

Sara Ross Witt is the former co-producer and co-host of Tuesday Funk and a graduate of The New School MFA in Creative Writing program. She was raised in Ohio as a psychic by her biological mother, a detail she writes...  read
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