When: Sunday, August 17th, 7:30pm
Where: Punch House, 1227 W 18th St, Chicago, IL
What: The Marrow is a a nonfiction reading series presented by Curbside Splendor and hosted by Leah Pickett + Naomi Huffman
How: 21+. free entrance
Story Club North Side
When: Thursday, September 4th, 7:30pm
Where: Holiday Club, 4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL
What: Story Club is Chicago's premier open mic for stories. The show is a mix between curated performances and an open mic. Doors open & open mic sign up starts at 7:30pm and the show gets going at 8pm. Dana produces & hosts.
How: 21+, free entrance, $10 suggested donation. Holiday Club offers delicious food and drink during the show.
When: Sunday, September 14th, 7:30pm
Where: City Winery, 1200 W Randolph St
What: Story Sessions is a monthly show, based in Chicago, featuring six different storytellers each month. Each performer shares a 10-minute non-fiction story that ties back to the theme for the night. The performers range from professional actors, playwrights and comedians to traditional writers and even first time tellers.Each show begins with a live set of bluegrass music as the audience arrives, finds their seats and gets comfortable with food and beverages. During the show, the audience is encouraged to anonymously write a line or two on Story Sessions stationery with their own thoughts related to the show theme. Some of the responses are read aloud by the host between stories.
How: $15 tickets are available here.
When: Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00pm
Where: Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley Ave
What: Miss Spoken is a monthly show where women writers sound off on a single topic.
How: 21+, free entrance
Story Club at JIMMY at The James Hotel
When: Tuesday, October 14th, 7:30pm
Where: JIMMY Chicago, the lounge at The James Hotel, 610 N Rush St.
What: Story Club is Chicago's premier open mic for stories. The show is a mix between curated performances and an open mic. Doors open & open mic sign up starts at 7:30pm and the show gets going at 8pm. Story Club is thrilled to partner with The James Chicago as part of their 2014 Cultural Collection. In addition to our featured performers we'll also have three open mic slots. Open micers have 8 minutes (1300 words) in which to tell a true story of their own.
How: 21+, free entrance, $10 suggested donation. JIMMY offers delicious beverages for purchase during the show.