Events

Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Saturday Poemtime
Event

Saturday, November 8, 10:30AM

Saturday 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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Forms and Features: Image
Poetry Workshop

Saturday, November 8, 1:30PM–3:00PM

Forms and Features: Image

All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by library staff. In November, our session will explore image, the sensual description evoking the physical world in a poem,...

ModPo Online Course Meetup
Conversation

Tuesday, November 11, 6:00PM–7:30PM

ModPo Online Course Meetup

Al Filreis has been running his popular online poetry course on Modern & Contemporary American Poetry again this fall. Come meet fellow students and local ModPo TA Max McKenna, who will facilitate a...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, November 12, 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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Poetry Off the Shelf: A Literary Cabaret
Performance

Thursday, November 13, 7:00PM

Poetry Off the Shelf: A Literary Cabaret

An evening of performance featuring readings by poets Robyn Schiff and Philip Jenks, a collaboration between Toronto-based poet Damian Rogers and Chicago-based Drag City artist Azita Youssefi, and...

The Open Door Readings: November
Reading

Tuesday, November 18, 7:00PM

The Open Door Readings: November

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

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, November 19, 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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Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, November 26, 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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Poetry & Music: Bertolt Brecht: Love Poems
Event

Tuesday, December 2, 7:00PM

Poetry & Music: Bertolt Brecht: Love Poems

Though best known as a revolutionary and influential playwright, Bertolt Brecht wrote more than 2,000 poems of astonishing range and formal accomplishment. Love Poems is the first volume in David...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, December 3, 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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