Live-Lit Roundup for the week of July 10th, 2017

The Stoop (c) 2017


Is This a Thing? proudly presents “Are We There Yet?: Journeys” tonight at 7pm at O’Shaughnessy’s Public House (4557 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640). Join your host, Jake Cowan, in inviting Archy Arch JRoberta Miles, and many more talented performers to the stage! // Free and open to the public // 21+ //


Come out to Sidetrack: The Video Bar (3349 N Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60657) for OUTspoken!: LGBTQ Stories, tomorrow night at 6pm// Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

This Much Is True: An Evening of Storytelling will take place at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro (3905 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613) tomorrow night at 7:30pm. Featured storytellers include Katie DowJoshua SaffordFiona Maxwell, and more!
// Free and open to the public // All ages // 


The Gumbo Fiction Salon proudly presents David Kemper this Thursday at 7pm at the Galway Arms ( 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614). Sign up for a chance to read at the open mic! // $4 General Admission | $2 Student Admission // 17+ //

The Stoop is back at Rosa’s Lounge (3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) this Thursday at 7pm! This special edition of Lily Be and Clarence’s renowned series is an open mic special. Sign up for a chance to flex your storytelling muscles! Please keep your story between 5-7 minutes. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Do Not Submit: Pilsen will take place at La Catrina Cafe (1011 West 18th Street, Chicago, IL 60608) this Thursday at 7pm. Do Not Submit is a reading series dedicated to the art of the open mic, sign up to tell your story. // Free and open to the public // 17+ //


Come out to the Eastgate Cafe ( 102 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304) for Do Not Submit: Oak Park this Friday at 7pm. Don’t be afraid to tell your story, Do Not Submit is an incredibly welcoming live-lit series for new storytellers to hone their talent. 
// Free and open to the public // All ages //

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