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Tuesday Funk #136: Feb. 4, 2020

          

We're getting into the heart of winter here, and Tuesday Funk would like to place "dibs" on your Feb. 4! Join Chicago's favorite eclectic monthly reading series in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf in Andersonville. We'll have readings by Kelly Swails, Ananda Lima, Lindsay Porter, Jessi D and Kendra Stevens. Andrew Huff and Eden Robins cohost as always.

As always, admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables tend to fill up fast, so don't be late!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook, and while you're there, go ahead like and follow us so you get our announcements in your news stream.

Tuesday Funk #136 - Feb. 4, 2020

Tuesday Funk #135: January 7, 2020

          

It does not feel real putting that year up there. Here we are, talking about our first show in THE DISTANT FUTURE ...except it's next month. We are in fact living in a time beyond Blade Runner. Who would have guessed that live lit shows would be so popular in this dystopian age?

Join us as we host our 135th episode of Tuesday Funk on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020(!)in the upstairs bar at the Hopleaf in Andersonville. The show will feature readings by Dmitry Samarov, Darshita Jain, Michael Palmer, Maggie Queeney and Cameron McGill. Andrew Huff and Eden Robins cohost.

As always, admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables tend to fill up fast, so don't be late!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook, and while you're there, go ahead like and follow us so you get our announcements in your news stream. Trust the algorithm. Obey the algorithm. See you in 2020!

Tuesday Funk #135, Jan. 7 2020 - click to view - mousewheel to zoom

Tuesday Funk #134: Dec. 3, 2019

          

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with the last Tuesday Funk of 2019! Join Chicago's favorite eclectic monthly reading series on Tuesday, Dec. 3, when we'll feature Ruth Kaufman, Katey Schulz, Anne-Marie Oomen, Norman Doucet and Rachel Cromidas!

We'll be in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf in Andersonville. As always, admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables tend to fill up fast, so don't dawdle!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook -- and while you're at it, please like and follow us so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #134, Dec. 5, 2019

Tuesday Funk #133: Nov. 5, 2019

          

The air is distinctly chillier, and everything is pumpkin spice-flavored. We hate to break it to you, but decorative gourd season is upon us, and the only cure is Chicago's favorite eclectic live lit series, Tuesday Funk! Join us for readings by Kevin Coval, Karen Clanton, Leland Cheuk, Marco Rafala and Kat Jercich.

Come join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf in Andersonville! As always, admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables tend to fill up fast, so don't dawdle!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook -- and while you're there, maybe like and follow us so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #133, Nov. 5 2019

Tuesday Funk #132: Oct. 1, 2019

          

The October edition of Tuesday Funk is going to be special -- not only will reader Gint Aras have a brand new book out, but we'll be showcasing writers from Belt Publishing's The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook, including Ann C. Logue, Scott Smith, F. Amanda Tugade, Sarah Steimer and Gint Aras himself.

Come join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf in Andersonville! As always, admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables tend to fill up fast, so don't dawdle!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook -- and while you're there, maybe like and follow us so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #132 - Oct. 1, 2019

Tuesday Funk #131: Sept. 3, 2019

          

Summer's end approaches, but before it's officially over, Tuesday Funk will return to the upstairs bar at Hopleaf for one more show. Join us Tuesday, Sept. 3 for readings by Kate Harding, Tony Breed, Tiffany Gholar, Edward Moses and cohost Andrew Huff!

As always, admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables tend to fill up fast, so don't dawdle!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook — and while you're there, please like and follow us while you're there so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #131 on Sept. 3, 2019

Tuesday Funk #130: August 6, 2019

          

The dog days of summer are nearly here -- combat the heat with some adult beverages and live lit! Join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf on Tuesday, Aug. 6 for Chicago's favorite eclectic reading series, where we'll feature Sara Ross Witt, Sophie Amado, H. Melt, Vojislav Pejovic and Jill Howe!

As always, admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables tend to fill up fast, so don't dawdle!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook, and please like and follow us while you're there so you get our announcements right in your stream.


Tuesday Funk #130, Aug. 6 2019

Tuesday Funk #129: July 2, 2019

          

The sparks will fly both inside and out for the 129th edition of Tuesday Funk! Chicago's favorite eclectic monthly reading series will be back in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf on Tuesday, July 2. Join us for readings by Sahar Mustafah, Kenji Kuramitsu, Kalisha Buckhanon, Norman Doucet and Cameron McGill.

Admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables fill up fast, so get there on time!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP, and please like and follow us on Facebook so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #129 - July 2, 2019

Tuesday Funk #128: June 4, 2019

          

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, the trees are green and by the beginning of June we'll all remember why we live in Chicago -- for its amazing live lit, of course! Join us for a power-packed lineup for the 128th edition on Tuesday Funk on June 4 in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf! Your favorite eclectic monthly reading series will feature readings by Bill Savage, Erin Watson, Mare Swallow, Elizabeth Gomez and James Finn Garner.

Admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (tables fill up fast, so get there on time!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP, and don't forget to like and follow us on Facebook so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #128: June 4, 2019

Tuesday Funk #127: May 7, 2019

          

Hey, it's May! Well, it will be soon -- and your favorite eclectic monthly reading series is back on Tuesday, May 7! Join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf, where we'll feature readings by Jenn Rourke, Tracy Harford-Porter, Jocelyn Geboy, Kathryn Kruse and Megan Manley.

Admission to Tuesday Funk is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (don't be slow if you want a seat!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook, and don't forget to like and follow us so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #127 - May 7, 2019

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