Reading # 98

October 2016 Debriefing

The October edition of Tuesday Funk exemplified our mission of being an eclectic monthly reading series. We began with a story of love and loss from K.B. Jensen. Next, Henri Harps told a tale of a young jazzman who finds...  read

A Trio of Haiku for October

Cohost Andrew Huff only wrote three haiku for the October 4, 2016 episode of Tuesday Funk, and they were really diverse. VP candidates are debating each other right now. Yeah, who cares? The crack of the bat, the roar of...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #98 is Tonight!

Put down that pumpkin spice latte and come see some live lit! Tuesday Funk is back tonight with readings by Tom Haley, Kevin Smokler, Henri Harps, KB Jensen and Jen Masengarb! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N....  read

Meet Our Readers: Tom Haley

Tom Haley divides his time between daytime, and nighttime. He has published several essays, and has previously busied himself as a grad student, writing teacher, copywriter, and book critic. He lives in Albany Park, and works as a creative director...  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: Kevin Smokler

Kevin Smokler (@weegee) is the author of Brat Pack America: A Love Letter to 80s Teen Movies and Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School. His writing about pop culture has appeared in...  read

Meet Our Readers: K.B. Jensen

K.B. Jensen is an author, journalist and ski instructor. Her first book, Painting With Fire, an artistic murder mystery, hit the bestseller list for crime novels on Amazon and has been downloaded almost 70,000 times. Her new book, A Storm...  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 has finally come to terms with his right to lower blood...  read

Tuesday Funk #98 -- Oct. 4, 2016

An autumn chill will soon be in the air, and the 98th edition of Tuesday Funk, your favorite eclectic monthly reading series, will soon be back in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf. Join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf...  read
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