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Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

  1. Reading
    • Wednesday, August 3rd, 12:00 PM

    Join us for a series of 30-minute lunchtime poetry readings marking the reopening of the new Contemporary Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. Francesco Levato is a poet, a...

  2. Conversation
    • Friday, August 5th, 12:00 PM

    Neha Vedpathak speaks with poet Srikanth Reddy about the ritual and materials of her plucked paper works; fashioning stones from sand, pigment, sap, and solar energy; and her virtual dialog...

  3. Performance
    • Tuesday, August 9th, 5:15 PM

    Rush Hour Concerts has delighted audiences since 2000 with its innovative Summer Concert Series at historic St. James Cathedral. Each Tuesday evening from June through August, listeners of all ages...

  4. Reading
    • Wednesday, August 17th, 12:00 PM

    Join us for a series of 30-minute lunchtime poetry readings marking the reopening of the new Contemporary Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. David Welch has published poems in...

  5. Reading
    • Thursday, August 18th, 7:00 PM

    Poet and editor Ocean Vuong is the author of the collection Night Sky With Exit Wounds (2016). His work has been translated into Hindi, Korean, Russian, and Vietnamese.

  6. Reading
    • Wednesday, August 31st, 12:00 PM

    Join us for a series of 30-minute lunchtime poetry readings marking the reopening of the new Contemporary Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. Quraysh Ali Lansana is the author...

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  • Community Events

    • Tuesday, June 28, 7:00PM
      Grolier Poetry Bookshop, Cambridge, MA

      Erin Belieu

      Lesley University MFA program professor Belieu (Slant Six) gives a reading and participates in a conversation about why poetry matters on behalf of the public poetry project Poems2go.

    • Wednesday, June 29, 6:30PM
      South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY

      Cynthia Manick, Amber Atiya, Tyehimba Jess, and more

      Manick celebrates the publication of her debut poetry collection, Blue Hallelujahs, with readings from Atiya, Jess, and others.
       

    • Thursday, June 30
      San Francisco, CA

      Collective Impact