Events

Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

<em>Plug Nickel Cabaret</em>
Performance

Wednesday, September 2, 7:00PM
Thursday, September 3, 7:00PM

Plug Nickel Cabaret

Enjoy an entertaining evening of spoken word, kinetic storytelling, and darned good tunes featuring acclaimed playwright and performer Beau O'Reilly, accompanied by the wildly talented Troy Martin, along...

CAConrad: <em>Exorcism: Reparative Rituals with the Poetic Blade</em>
Reading

Tuesday, September 8, 7:00PM

CAConrad: Exorcism: Reparative Rituals with the Poetic Blade

The Harriet Reading Series features talks, performances, and readings by poets who have appeared on Harriet, the Poetry Foundation blog. The series presents both established and emerging poets whose writing...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, September 9, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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Salon Concert: The Transcendentalists
Performance

Thursday, September 10, 7:00PM

Salon Concert: The Transcendentalists

The first salon concert of the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago’s 2015 Collaborative Works Festival explores the impact of Transcendentalism on American composers. This concert features...

The Open Door Readings: September
Reading

Tuesday, September 15, 7:00PM

The Open Door Readings: September

The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets and highlights the area’s outstanding writing programs. Each hour-long event features readings by two Chicagoland college and...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, September 16, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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Cecilia Vicuña: “The Origin of Weaving” Performance
Performance

Thursday, September 17, 6:00PM

Cecilia Vicuña: “The Origin of Weaving” Performance

Chilean poet and multidisciplinary artist Cecilia Vicuña presents a site-specific performance as part of Dianna Frid and Cecilia Vicuña: A Textile Exhibition. Vicuña’s ritual performances and site-specific...

Library Book Club: Cecilia Vicuña
Event

Friday, September 18, 12:30PM–1:30PM

Library Book Club: Cecilia Vicuña

All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In September, we will discuss SABORAMI (2011) by poet and multidisciplinary artist Cecilia Vicuña. Dianna Frid and...

A <em>POETRY</em> Afternoon with Jenny Zhang
Performance

Saturday, September 19, 1:00PM

A POETRY Afternoon with Jenny Zhang

Join Poetry contributor Jenny Zhang for an afternoon reading and a conversation with Poetry editor Lindsay Garbutt at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn. DJ Justine D., "one of the best female DJ’s working in New...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, September 23, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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