Events

Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 1 (Grades 9 and 10)
Conversation

Thursday, July 10, 10:30AM–12:30PM
Thursday, July 17, 10:30AM–12:30PM
Thursday, July 24, 10:30AM–12:30PM

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 1 (Grades 9 and 10)

The Teen Summer Poetry Camp 1 is free and open to poetry-loving youth of all experience levels in grades 9 and 10.  The camp will take place for two hours a week for three consecutive weeks. This is a...

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 2 (Grades 11 and 12)
Conversation

Thursday, July 10, 1:30PM–3:30PM
Thursday, July 17, 1:30PM–3:30PM
Thursday, July 24, 1:30PM–3:30PM

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 2 (Grades 11 and 12)

The Teen Summer Poetry Camp 2 is free and open to poetry-loving youth of all experience levels in grades 11 and 12.  The camp will take place for two hours a week for three consecutive weeks. This is a...

River Song Quintet
Performance

Thursday, July 24, 7:00PM

River Song Quintet

A wide array of collaborations between Los Angeles based River Song Quintet and Ohio poet David Baker.  The three-part event includes semi-improvisatory interplay between David Baker and River Song Quintet...

Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, July 30, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

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


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Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, July 30, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

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


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<em>The Secret Birds</em> Featured Event and Performance
Performance

Thursday, July 31, 7:30PM

The Secret Birds Featured Event and Performance

The Secret Birds is a play based on the poetry and stories depicted in Tony Fitzpatrick's drawings, directed by Ann Filmer and performed by Fitzpatrick and Martha Lavey, with music composed and performed by Frank Orrall.

Rush Hour Concert: Open Door Encore
Performance

Tuesday, August 5, 5:45PM

Rush Hour Concert: Open Door Encore

An off-shoot of our monthly Open Door Reading Series, this Rush Hour Concert features readings of original poetry composed by André Price, and CM Burroughs alongside William Albright's "Abiding Passions,"...

Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, August 13, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

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


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Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, August 20, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

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


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Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, August 20, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

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


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