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Lit Pick of the Week: “Tomorrow’s Sermon” by Yvette Thomas

Tomorrow’s Sermon Ask if the flaming sword is the axis. Ask if toil means the seasons. Keatsian envy of the backs of birds. The spires of churches and all the people. Out to the horizon: trees! Like the wood grain of … Continue reading

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Join The Circus! :: Art Scene This Week

Encyclopedia Show: Season Finale Wed. June 9, 2010 Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Vittum, Chicago 7:30 – 9:30 Chicago, IL – Chicago Slam Works brings to you the season finale of the 2009 Orgie Theatre Award winning Encyclopedia Show at the … Continue reading

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May Videos! Larry O. Dean & Lauren Pretnar!

Check out videos of Larry O. Dean & Lauren Pretnar from our May installment of Revolving Door! For more videos of our past features visit our PhotoGallery page.

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John Murillo on Blogtalk Radio!

Check out an interview with poet John Murillo. John Murillo is a Cave Canem fellow and author of Up Jump the Boogie, his debut collection of poems. Book review on Up Jump the Boogie coming soon!! http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword/2010/05/21/the-blood-jet-writing-hour-hosted-by-rachelle-cruz

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Rhino Reads! :: Art Scene This Week

Rhino Reads! A Monthly Poetry Series Friday, May 28 Brothers K, 500 Main St. Evanston, IL Open Mike 6:00 – 6:30, Featured Poets 6:45 – 7:30 This friday, Rhino Reads! will feature: Jacob Saenz is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago where … Continue reading

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We Want You! Now Introducing “Poem of the Week”

Since we have this great space we love sooo much, we want to share it with you and your words! Submit a poem to us and we’ll post it on our site as “Poem of the Week.” Each week will … Continue reading

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Revolving Door Recommends: Black Box, Cafe Jumping Bean & More

Here are a few things we think you’ll love! Check them out and let us know what you think! Black Box by Erin Belieu Black Box is a raw, intense book, fueled by a devastating infidelity. With her marriage shattered, … Continue reading

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Until I Am Free: Poetry Reading of Youth Sentenced to Life Without Parole Ft. Haki Madhubuti

Monday, May 17 6pm Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Residents’ Dining Hall Building, 1st Floor University of Illinois at Chicago 800 S. Halsted St., Chicago Join Young Chicago Authors, the Illinois Coalition for Fair Sentencing of Children, Children and Family Justice Center, … Continue reading

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Cabaret Cabaret! :: Chicago Art Scene This Week!

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 … Continue reading

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Kevin Young: Poetry Everywhere Series, Poetry Foundation

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