Tag Archives: Chicago

Second City Sin: The Seamy Side of Poetry w/ The Chicago Poetry Brothel

Your favorite poetry whore are back for another night of Second City Sin…

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Go Ahead & Judge, You’ll Love It: Louder Than a Bomb 2011 Seeks Judges for Teen Slam Competition

Teens across the city of Chicago have been preparing tirelessly for this annual battle of words. What is one of the most prestigious teen slam competitions in the country, Louder Than A Bomb is more than a stage and a … Continue reading

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I Heard He’s an A**Hole: Works by Cleveland Dean

One of the dopest artists I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. His works are amazing so you should find yourself at the event below… I HEARD HE’S AN A**HOLE : WORKS BY CLEVELAND DEAN. FEBRUARY 19TH 2011 6PM-10PM. 1643 N MILWAUKEE. … Continue reading

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Lit Pick of the Week: “Nights on the Ward” by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Nights on the Ward St. Vincent’s Hospital, February I stare at the picture of a dog I drew. Sometimes, I know it’s the food inside of this place: phantom carrots, soft as broken husks, chicken, lean as tendons. The fake … Continue reading

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July Videos: Tara Betts & Timothy Yu

Last month we had the honor of hosting the pre-release party for Another Chicago Magazine ACM50. It was quite a lively night with Timothy Yu, Bayo Ojikutu, Tara Betts, and Quraysh Ali Lansana has features. The night was not without … Continue reading

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Next Reading Series Installment :: June 16

The Revolving Door Reading Series —A monthly series of poetry and cultural musings @ Red Kiva, 1108 W. Randolph / Open mic: 7:30PM / Features: 8PM Wednesday, June 16 Michael Bernstein is the author of the chapbooks cinderbook (Gold Wake Press, 2009), … 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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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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Next Reading Series Installment:: May 19

The Revolving Door Reading Series —A monthly series of poetry and cultural musings at Red Kiva, 1108 W. Randolph / Open mic: 7:30PM / Features: 8PM Wednesday, May 19 Larry O. Dean was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. As … Continue reading

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