Tuesday Funk : Readings

Tuesday Funk #109 -- Oct. 3, 2017

            

Don't let autumn put you in a funk -- unless it's Tuesday Funk! Your favorite eclectic monthly reading series returns Tuesday, Oct. 3 to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf, featuring Ines Bellina, Norman Doucet, Tom Haley, Jeff Phillips and Anne Abel. Andrew Huff and Eden Robins cohost.

As always, admission is free, but you must be 21 to attend. Doors open at 7pm sharp (don't dawdle if you want a seat!) and the show will start at 7:30pm. Please RSVP on Facebook -- and if you haven't yet, please like our page so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

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Tuesday Funk #108 -- Sept. 5, 2017

            

Get back in the swing of things post-Labor Day with your favorite eclectic reading series! Tuesday Funk is back Sept. 5! Join us in the upstairs lounge of Hopleaf in Andersonville as we welcome Mary Winn Heider, Michael Fischer, Angel Simmons, Evan Stoner and Lily Be.

As always, doors open at 7 pm (no earlier, but arrive as close to 7 as possible or risk not getting a table) and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Admission is free, but you must be 21 or older. Please RSVP on Facebook -- and while you're there, like our page so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #108 - Sept. 5, 2017

Tuesday Funk #107 -- Aug. 1, 2017

            

After taking July off for a certain patriotic holiday, Tuesday Funk is back August 1! Join us in the upstairs lounge of Hopleaf in Andersonville as we welcome Jonathan Jones, Edward Moses, Tiffany Gholar, Hannah Gamble and Alicia Swiz to read at your favorite eclectic reading series!

As always, doors open at 7 pm (no earlier, but arrive as close to 7 as possible or risk not getting a table) and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Admission is free, but you must be 21 or older. Please RSVP on Facebook — and while you're there, like our page so you get our announcements right in your stream.

Tuesday Funk #107 - Aug. 1, 2017

Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

Tuesday Funk #106: June 6, 2017

            

Tuesday Funk, Chicago's favorite eclectic reading series, returns to the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf in Andersonville for its 106th episode! We know* the weather will be beautiful, so we've lined up Lori Rader-Day, Nadine Kenney Johnstone, Scott Whitehair, Juan Martinez and Elizabeth Gomez to draw you back inside! If that doesn't entice you to join us on Tuesday, June 6, we're not sure you're all that interested in good live lit.

As always, doors open at 7 pm (no earlier, but arrive as close to 7 as possible or risk not getting a table) and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Admission is free, but you must be 21 or older.

Please RSVP on Facebook -- and while you're there, like our page so you get our announcements right in your stream. Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

*We hope.

Tuesdy Funk #106 June 6, 2017

Tuesday Funk #105: May 2, 2017

            

Another month, another stellar collection of readers at Tuesday Funk! Please join us in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf for readings by Mikki Kendall, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Mare Swallow, and Alicia Swiz! Hosted as always by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins.

Come get a drink and enjoy some delicious live lit! Doors open at 7 pm (no earlier, but tables fill up quickly so don't dawdle) and the show starts promptly at 7:30 pm. Admission is free, but you must be over 21.

Please RSVP on Facebook -- and while you're there, like our page so you get our announcements right in your stream. Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

Tuesday Funk #105 May 2, 2017

Tuesday Funk #104: April 4, 2017

            

Hello my friend, Let me tell you the story of Tuesday Funk #104. You see, there once was an eclectic monthly reading series, known in these parts as Tuesday Funk. It happens on the first Tuesday of every month in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf in Andersonville. Now it just so happened that April 4 was the first Tuesday of the month in April, and since the last show had been the hunnert-and-third, they figured they might as well call the next one number one-oh-four.

Well, this here hunnert an' fourth Tuesday Funk is gonna feature some great readers. Sure, they got Felix Jung, Tracy Harford-Porter, Melissa Wiley, Kellye Howard and even Nestor Gomez. You'd be a fool to miss it.

Doors open at 7pm -- don't come tryna get in early, they won't letchou in. The show'll start at 7:30pm sharp. You don't have to pay nuthin', but ya do have to be 21. Come by early or stay afterward for dinner or more drinks downstairs.

RSVP on the Facebook, and if you want, become a fan of the Tuesday Funk page so's you can stay up to date on what's goin' on with the show. Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

Tuesday Funk for April 4, 2017

Tuesday Funk #103: March 7, 2017

            

Let's march! March into the upstairs bar at Hopleaf for Tuesday Funk, that is. We'll be back on Tuesday, March 7 for Episode #103, featuring readings by Lori Barrett, Steve Bellinger, Naomi Buck Palagi, Tori Szekeres and Ted McClelland.

Doors open at 7pm -- no earlier, please -- and the show starts at 7:30 sharp. So get there early to grab a seat, but not too early. As always, admission is free, but you must be 21 or older. And come early or stay afterward for dinner or more drinks downstairs.

Please RSVP on Facebook, and bring a friend. And don't forget to become a fan so you never miss an invitation to one of our readings. Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

Tuesday Funk for March 7, 2017

Tuesday Funk #102: February 7, 2017

            

Rising from the depths of winter, an eclectic live lit series emerges to warm your spirits: It's Tuesday Funk! We'll be back in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf on Tuesday, Feb. 7 with readings by Deborah Siegel, Leonard Zawadski, Jenn Sodini, Molia Dumbleton, and Keidra Chaney.

Doors open at 7pm -- no earlier, please -- and the show starts at 7:30 sharp. So get there early to grab a seat, but not too early. As always, admission is free, but you must be 21 or older. And come early or stay late after for dinner or more drinks downstairs.

Please RSVP on Facebook, and bring a friend. And don't forget to become a fan so you never miss an invitation to one of our readings. Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

Tuesday Funk for Feb. 7, 2017

Tuesday Funk #101: Jan. 3, 2017

            

Many people make new year's resolutions, and a popular one in Chicago is to not let the frigid winter weather keep them indoors. If that's you, we've got a sure-fire way to keep that resolution for at least the first week: Come to Tuesday Funk! We'll be back in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf on Tuesday, Jan. 3 with readings by Kelly Swails, Dmitry Samarov, Cameron McGill, Amy Sumpter and James "GPA" Gordon. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry and storytelling all in one live lit show? Only at Tuesday Funk!

Doors open at 7pm -- no earlier, please -- and the show starts at 7:30 sharp. So get there early to grab a seat, but not too early. As always, admission is free, but you must be 21 or older. And come early or stay late after for dinner or snacks downstairs.

Please RSVP on Facebook, and bring a friend. And don't forget to become a fan so you never miss an invitation to one of our readings. Sponsored by the Chicago Review of Books.

Tuesday Funk for Jan. 3, 2017

            

Tuesday Funk will be participating in Lit Crawl Chicago on Thursday, Aug. 18! Join us in our usual space (Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St.) on an unusual day (Thursday) for a slightly abbreviated version of your favorite eclectic reading series. We'll be featuring readings by Jasmine Davila, James "GPA" Gordon, Steve Bellinger and Rosamund Lannin, and it all starts at 8:15pm sharp!

Come by at 7pm and watch a special episode of live lit/sketch comedy show Cassandra, and stay afterward for Quit it! Ma, They're Looking at Me! at 9:30pm! It's all free, and open to anyone 21 or older.

Learn more about Lit Crawl Chicago, and remember to RSVP on Facebook. See you there!

Tuesday Funk @ Lit Crawl Chicago, Aug. 18, 2016

Tuesday Funk

About Us

Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, October 3, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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