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Debrief for June 2020

With our beloved Hopleaf closed due to the coronavirus, Tuesday Funk missed shows in April and May. We finally decided to try bringing the show back in video form, with readers recording their pieces at home and cohosts Andrew and...  read

Tuesday Funk - June 2 @ YouTube!

After missing two months due to the pandemic, Tuesday Funk is back! Based on fan feedback, we're going to do a pre-recorded YouTube Live show at our usual time -- Tuesday, June 2 at 7:30pm -- on our YouTube channel:...  read

Eight Out of 50 Ain't Bad!

NewCity's 2018 edition of the Lit 50 recently came out, and we noticed that eight past Tuesday Funk readers are on the list. Daniel Kraus (#2) Daniel last read in August 2015. "I hardly ever do readings .... but last...  read

Tuesday Funk is on YouTube

It can be difficult to get to Tuesday Funk each month -- and sometimes it can even be difficult just to get into the room. Fortunately, Tuesday Funk now has a YouTube channel featuring videos of nearly every reader since...  read

Video: Keesha Beckford Reads an Open Letter to a White Mom

At the 75th edition of Tuesday Funk back in November, blogger Keesha Beckford delivered a heartfelt and sobering plea for the safety of black boys, asking for compassion and action from white moms. Tuesday Funk is back in February to...  read

Video: Amelia Beamer's Tale of Zombie Love

Amelia Beamer's story about sexy zombie escapades brought the house down at Tuesday Funk #66, on Feb. 4 of this year. If that sounded like your kind of party, the next edition of Tuesday Funk is this Tuesday, Aug. 5,...  read

Video: Ryan Bartelmay's protagonist becomes a poet

On one of the coldest days of the year, Jan. 7 2014, Tuesday Funk's show still went on -- and with a full house, no less. Author Ryan Bartelmay read an excerpt from his book Onward Toward What We're Going...  read

Video: Davis Schneiderman tastes blood

Author Davis Schneiderman read his first 30 tweets ever, then shared a harrowing and funny tale of taking care of his father, who has brain cancer, December 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk. If you liked that, you'll love our next...  read

Video: G.P.A. handles a bully

G.P.A. shared the story of standing up to a school bully at our December 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk. As it happens, it was a continuation of a story he told at our June 4 edition (video of which was...  read

Video: Rosamund Lannin recalls a key Halloween

At the November 5th edition of Tuesday Funk, Rosamund Lannin shared the story of a seminal Halloween costume and the myths and origin stories of family. And if you enjoyed that, please come out to our next show on Tuesday,...  read
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Tuesday Funk

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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, July 7 T.B.A., 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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