Tag Archives: Chicago

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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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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Bring Your Own Beats!: Chicago Art Scene This Week

If you’re thinking of traipsing around the streets of Chicago this week, here are a few hip happenings you can find yourself stumbling into! Book Release Party for John Franklin Dandridge’s Further Down Rd. Monday, May 10th @ 8:00PM Tonic … Continue reading

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Domestic Hush: Hush Chicago Magazine Releases May Issue

Hush Chicago is a new Chicago fashion magazine that’s becoming a pretty loud unkept secret. Centered around the latest fashion trends — locally, nationally, and world-wide — the magazine also lays itself on the cutting edge of local and national … Continue reading

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Fast Geek Press Releases “Further Down Rd.” by Chicago Poet John Franklin Dandridge

Small book and cassette tape label, Fast Geek Press would like to announce the release of John Franklin Dandridge’s new collection of poems Further Down Rd, an examination of an artist’s relationships, rivalries and exaggerated perception of the future painted on the geographical canvas … Continue reading

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Revolving Door Seeks Writers, Performers, & Artists for the June Ekphrastik Installment!

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Revolving Door Reading Series Mentioned in TheChiGuide!

“Mix intellectual stimulation with great cocktails at The Revolving Door Series, which, among other things, features poetry readings and music. This month’s event will feature presentations by poetry and fiction writers Erin Teegarden and Carina Gia Farrero. Guests will also be able to purchase … Continue reading

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Darkside: Jim Thompson’s The Grifters

  The Washington Post suggests that Jim Thompson was the offspring of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett and Cornell Woolrich—their literary offspring wrote The Grifters, a novel that I arrived late to. I’m thankful that I was urged to read this … Continue reading

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StoryStudio Chicago Hosts Monthly Write-A-Thon!

Need time to work on that manuscript you’ve been pouring over or need to begin?!  Well on February 20, 2010, StoryStudio Chicago is hosting its monthly all-day Write-A-Thon. Participants donate a small fee to have access to a great space, … Continue reading

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