Here you go, Kiddies! These are a few events you can find yourself musing through this week!
Off the Top Freestyle Rap Battle
Monday May 17, 8:0oPM – 2:00AM
Crocodile Lounge, 1540 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
Chicago Freestyle Rap Champion SAMIAM and Clint Saulsberry will be hosting a MC battle in the downstairs area of Crocodile Lounge. There is no cover to enter Crocodile. It’s only $5 for MC’s to enter the battle contest. They are looking for the top 15 Chicago MCs to tear the house down!!
Prizes include: Fresh HipHop wear from Urban Punk and P.H.L.I, a $25 dollar restaurant gift certicate, and a free haircut (worth $20) at Hyde Park Hair Salon, and more!
Special invited Guests: JUICE & RHYMEFEST
Sounds by: DJ JUSTIN CREDIBLE (Redline Villians)
Special Intermission music by Kenneth Crump.
Story Studio Presents: Writers Read Showcase
Thurs. May 20th, 7:00-9:00 PM
42 N Latitude Kitchen and Cocktails, 4500 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
Want to hear some good stories? Hang out with other writers and readers? Listen to the writing of StoryStudio instructors and students?
Join Story Studio for their Writers Read Showcase featuring StoryStudio writers and instructors who will read their work while you sit back, soak up and enjoy. Come early for dinner or show up just in time to grab a drink and settle in for some fine entertainment. Readers include: Tina Boyer-Brown, Lindsay Tigue, Thomas Haffner, Michael Greenwald, and Elizabeth Wetmore.
This event is free and open to the public.
Friday May 21st, 7:00-9:00PM
Cafe Ballou, 939 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL
Come out for a night of Poetry, Spoken Word, Performance Art, Comedy and Music.
Hosted by: Janet Kane and Roberta Miles
Featuring the Always Awesome : Roberta Miles and Janet Kane, Jill Erickson, Robin Fine, Kelly Anchors, Angela Oliver, Scott Sones, Cecelia Ras and company.
Free and open to the public
Suggested donation 10$