Literary Art Events in Chicago

Check out happening literary art events all around Chicago, IL

Ghosts of Chicago: Night Walk of the Damned

Wed Oct 26 2022 at 10:00 am 601 N Clark St USD 5

black midi / Quelle Chris

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 08:30 pm The Empty Bottle USD 30

Authors on Tap: Silas House

Wed Oct 05 2022 at 07:00 pm Exile in Bookville Free

Composition in the field

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 11:00 am Bridges of the City of the Big Shoulders USD 99

Trick 'r Treat (2007)

Tue Oct 04 2022 at 11:00 pm The Logan Theatre

Family Day: Telling Our Stories

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 11:00 am Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Book Launch: The Lake of Venice

Wed Oct 05 2022 at 06:00 pm Chicago Cultural Center Free

MMP.Media RegistrationONLY

Mon Oct 10 2022 at 02:30 pm Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA Chicago) Free

Let the Right Book In book club

Tue Oct 04 2022 at 07:00 pm Exile in Bookville Free

The Tuskegee Student Uprising

Wed Oct 12 2022 at 06:30 pm Haymarket House USD 0 to 25

Friday the 13th (1980)

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 11:00 pm The Logan Theatre

Family Event | Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Mon Oct 10 2022 at 11:00 am Chicago History Museum

Chris Gethard Stand-Up

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 09:00 pm 1354 West Wabansia Avenue Chicago, IL 60642

Two English Majors Walk Into a Bar: Live!

Sun Oct 09 2022 at 02:00 pm The Newport Theater USD 10

The Thing (1982)

Fri Oct 07 2022 at 11:00 pm The Logan Theatre

Child's Play (1988)

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 10:30 pm The Logan Theatre

A Conversation with Author Sahar Mustafah

Mon Oct 10 2022 at 12:00 pm Arab American Cultural Center at UIC

HOT SAUCE POETRY - Chicago

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 07:30 pm 4655 South Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Drive,Chicago,60653,US

Film Screening | Manto

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 02:00 pm South Asia Institute USD 0 to 25

Reflections on 1919 with Eve L. Ewing

Wed Oct 12 2022 at 07:00 pm Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

Carrie (1976)

Fri Oct 07 2022 at 10:30 pm The Logan Theatre

Mo Welch live in Chicago

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 07:00 pm The Lincoln Lodge USD 18

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 10:30 pm The Logan Theatre

Nosferatu w/ Live Accompaniment (100th Anniversary!)

Fri Oct 07 2022 at 09:00 pm The Logan Theatre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 11:00 pm The Logan Theatre

Carell Augustus: Black Hollywood (In-Person)

Thu Oct 13 2022 at 06:30 pm American Writers Museum USD 0 to 14

Carell Augustus: Black Hollywood (In-Person)

Thu Oct 13 2022 at 06:30 pm 180 N. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor,Chicago,60601,US USD 0 to 14

Haymarket Reading: Maya Marshall and Nicole Homer

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 07:00 pm Poetry Foundation Free

Connect South Shore - Arts Festivals

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 11:00 am 7045 South Jeffery Boulevard,Chicago,60649,US

HIP HOP + HORROR

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 07:00 pm FACETS

Chicago Cabaret Annual Gala

Mon Oct 17 2022 at 06:15 pm Epiphany Center for the Arts

Authors on Tap: Michael Pedersen and Nathaniel Russell

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 07:00 pm Exile in Bookville Free

Fearless Finances - Book Tour (Chicago, IL)

Sun Oct 16 2022 at 01:00 pm Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery USD 30 to 40

Libby York & Friends

Wed Oct 19 2022 at 08:00 pm Jazz Showcase USD 15 to 25

Iliza Shlesinger - "All Things Aside" - Britt Julious

Thu Oct 13 2022 at 07:00 pm W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, United States USD 0 to 20

Billy Bragg w/ Alice Phoebe Lou - Chicago, IL

Sun Oct 16 2022 at 07:30 pm The Vic Theatre

Through Their Eyes

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 07:00 pm ETA Creative Arts Foundation USD 25

Evil Dead II (1987)

Tue Oct 18 2022 at 11:00 pm The Logan Theatre

Chris Gethard Beautiful/Anonymous Podcast Taping

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 07:00 pm 1354 West Wabansia Avenue Chicago, IL 60642

Laurie Petersen - "AIA Guide to Chicago" - Eric Allix Rogers

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 01:00 pm The Seminary Co-op Bookstores

CELEBRITY BOOK CLUB w/ Steven and Lily [ Chicago Debut ]

Fri Oct 07 2022 at 08:00 pm Sleeping Village

Shane Todd: Diss Me I'm Irish Tour at Zanies Chicago

Sun Oct 09 2022 at 07:00 pm Zanies Comedy Club Chicago

Open Door: Dreaming Ages

Thu Oct 13 2022 at 07:00 pm Poetry Foundation Free

Artists First Conversations: Symposium 1

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 10:00 am Chicago Cultural Center Free

"Last Call Chicago" Book Release Party at Sidetrack

Wed Oct 12 2022 at 05:00 pm Sidetrack The Video Bar

The Shining (1980)

Fri Oct 21 2022 at 11:00 pm The Logan Theatre

PoemTalk: Lisa Fishman's Mad Composition

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 11:00 am Poetry Foundation Free

Authors on Tap: Deborah Shapiro and Maryse Meijer

Tue Oct 18 2022 at 07:00 pm Exile in Bookville Free

Psycho (1960)

Tue Oct 18 2022 at 10:30 pm The Logan Theatre

An Evening with Ralph Macchio

Wed Oct 19 2022 at 07:00 pm Music Box Theatre USD 30

"The Story of Arion Press" - A Caxton Club Lecture

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 06:00 pm Union League Club Free

In-person Event: THE ANCHORED WORLD by Jasmine Sawers

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 07:00 pm Women & Children First Free

Skyler Higley at Zanies Chicago

Sun Oct 16 2022 at 08:00 pm Zanies Comedy Club Chicago

The Exorcist (1973) Director's Cut

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 10:30 pm The Logan Theatre

Colvin Concerts: Yoko Noge

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 06:30 pm Colvin House Free

Lit & Luz Book Club Meet-up: October

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 06:30 pm 2101 South Carpenter Street, Chicago, 60608, US

Spoken Word Affair & W.O.W 7 Year Anniversary

Sun Oct 23 2022 at 12:00 pm The Promontory USD 35 to 300

Authors on Tap: Adam Soto and Gus Moreno

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 07:00 pm Exile in Bookville Free

90s Book Club

Sat Oct 22 2022 at 05:00 pm The Empty Bottle Free

Beetlejuice (1988)

Fri Oct 28 2022 at 10:30 pm The Logan Theatre

The Birds (1963)

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 11:00 pm The Logan Theatre

Ross Gay: Inciting Joy (In-Person)

Tue Nov 01 2022 at 06:30 pm American Writers Museum USD 0 to 14

Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want

Wed Oct 26 2022 at 06:30 pm Haymarket House USD 0 to 25

Haunted Chicago, Halloween '22 Scavenger Hunt Game

Mon Oct 24 2022 at 05:00 pm Chicago History Museum

Halloween (1978)

Fri Oct 28 2022 at 08:30 pm The Logan Theatre

In-Person Event: Ling Ma & Nick Drnaso

Wed Oct 26 2022 at 07:00 pm Women & Children First Free

Modern Poetry: Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué’s Madness

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 02:00 pm Poetry Foundation Free

Medea Benjamin - "War in Ukraine" - William Ayers

Tue Oct 18 2022 at 06:00 pm The Seminary Co-op Bookstores

Andy Warhol’s Batman Dracula

Thu Nov 03 2022 at 06:00 pm Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Kintsugi Gala

Sat Oct 22 2022 at 07:00 pm International Museum of Surgical Science USD 100 to 450

1 / Quattrocento Florence: Prof. Luba Freedman

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 06:00 pm Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago Free

Free Berlin: Art, Urban Politics, and Everyday Life

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 06:30 pm City Lit Books

Iron Maiden Legacy Of The Beast Tour

Wed Oct 05 2022 at 05:00 pm United Center

Terrible, Thanks For Asking

Fri Oct 21 2022 at 07:00 pm Park West

In-Person Event: MISTAKES WERE MADE by Meryl Wilsner

Mon Oct 17 2022 at 07:00 pm Women & Children First Free

Rick Kogan: Fuller Award Ceremony for lifetime achievement

Wed Oct 05 2022 at 07:00 pm Chopin Theatre Free

Wendy Parman in Always the Outlier: Encore

Mon Nov 07 2022 at 08:00 pm Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret USD 20

Rest is Resistance & Solo(s): A Joint Book Release & Conversation

Sun Oct 16 2022 at 05:00 pm Haymarket House USD 0 to 25

OPTION: Fred Moten / Brandon López / Gerald Cleaver Trio

Fri Oct 21 2022 at 07:00 pm Patron Gallery Free

Authors on Tap: Ander Monson and Michael Moreci

Wed Nov 02 2022 at 07:00 pm Exile in Bookville Free

AWM Author Talks Podcast: Reyna Grande & Juan Martinez

Sun Oct 16 2022 at 01:00 pm American Writers Museum USD 0 to 14

Vonnegut USA Chicago Fundraiser

Wed Oct 26 2022 at 05:30 pm The Cliff Dwellers USD 150

Cupping by Female Practitioners in Late Medieval Art

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 12:00 pm International Museum of Surgical Science USD 0 to 15

Adam Burke Live Album Recording at the Newport Theater

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 07:30 pm The Newport Theater USD 15

Pat Regan at Zanies Chicago

Fri Oct 28 2022 at 08:00 pm Zanies Comedy Club Chicago

Underground Art Market 2022

Sun Dec 04 2022 at 01:00 pm 1840 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60622-6235, United States Free

An Evening with Tiffany Sia

Thu Dec 01 2022 at 04:00 pm Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

In-Person Event: PLEASE BE ADVISED by Christine Sneed

Wed Oct 19 2022 at 07:00 pm Women & Children First Free

Mightmare (Sarah Shook)

Sun Oct 30 2022 at 08:30 pm The Empty Bottle USD 12

Poetry Reading: Luther Hughes with CM Burroughs & I.S. Jones

Fri Oct 21 2022 at 07:00 pm Women & Children First Free

Authors on Tap: Robin McLean and Kyle Beachy

Sat Nov 05 2022 at 07:00 pm Exile in Bookville Free

"The Mandorla Letters" Book Release

Tue Nov 22 2022 at 06:00 pm Hyde Park Art Center Free

Dipika Mukherjee: Dialect of Distant Harbors Book Launch

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 03:00 pm South Asia Institute USD 0 to 18

The Lincoln Lodge Presents: Jared Logan!

Fri Nov 11 2022 at 08:00 pm The Lincoln Lodge USD 20

Adam Burke Live Album Recording at the Newport Theater

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 09:30 pm The Newport Theater USD 15

Rene Vaca & Friends LIVE at Laugh Factory Chicago

Thu Nov 10 2022 at 08:00 pm Laugh Factory Chicago USD 25

The First Amendment Lives On (In-Person)

Mon Nov 07 2022 at 06:00 pm American Writers Museum USD 0 to 14

An Evening With David Cross (Two Nights)

Wed Nov 16 2022 at 07:00 pm 1354 West Wabansia Avenue Chicago, IL 60642

@NATURALHAIRFEST CHICAGO Mid-Winter 2023

Sun Jan 15 2023 at 10:00 am Sheraton Grand Chicago USD 10 to 100