Reading # 86

October debriefing

What a night! It was our first evening with Jason - bartender extraordinaire nouveau - as well as our standard amazing lineup of readers! Carly Oishi started things off right with a crazy, hilarious story about how Steve Harvey dubbed...  read

Autumn is a Haiku

The Oct. 6th edition of Tuesday Funk included a trio of haiku from co-host Andrew Huff The battle begins. Halloween versus Christmas on store shelves now. Be careful around Derrick Rose. One wrong move and he might break again. Facebook...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #86 is tonight!

We can promise you one thing: there will be no pumpkin spice at Tuesday Funk #86. But there will be Jen Masengarb, Coya Paz, Andrew Huff, Carly Oishi, and Tom Haley! And, of course, your favorite co-hosts Andrew Huff and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tom Haley

Tom Haley is a writer who recently injured a disk in his spine due to having wimpy core muscles. Don't worry. This happens to millions of people, and he's just fine. He's exercising on a daily basis now, and is...  read

Meet Our Readers: Coya Paz

Coya Paz is a writer, director, and lip gloss connoisseur who was raised in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and the United States. She is the Artistic Director of Free Street Theater, founded in 1969, way way way before she...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jen Masengarb

Jen Masengarb teaches adults and kids about the city and its architecture at the Chicago Architecture Foundation where she writes, teaches, lectures, and designs programs. Several times a year she gets to collaborate with the brainy folks at WBEZ's Curious...  read

Meet Our Readers: Carly Oishi

Carly Oishi is the co-creator of Miss Spoken, the blog and lady-centric live lit show, which happens the last Wednesday of every month at The Gallery Cabaret. The next show is on October 28th and the theme is "Sex Ed"....  read

Meet Our Readers: Lori Rader-Day

Lori Rader-Day's debut mystery, The Black Hour, received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal. The Black Hour won the Lovey Award for Best First Novel and the Illinois Woman's Press Association Mate E. Palmer Award in Communications...  read

Tuesday Funk #86: October 6, 2015

Fall is upon us! And your favorite eclectic monthly reading series returns to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf for a cool reading on Tuesday, Oct. 6 with guests Jennifer Masengarb, Coya Paz, Lori Rader-Day, Carly Oishi and Tom Haley. Eden...  read
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