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Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

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...

Poetry Off the Shelf: James Lenfestey
Event

Thursday, December 11, 7:00PM

Poetry Off the Shelf: James Lenfestey

In 1974, James Lenfestey discovered and fell under the spell of the legendary T’ang poet Han-shan, or Cold Mountain, who spoke to his spirit in a way no other poet had. Some thirty years later, after...

Poetry off the Shelf: The Write Club
Performance

Thursday, December 18, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: The Write Club

Write Club is bare-knuckled literature and just the thing to shake up the holidays. Two opposing writers argue two opposing ideas, and each has seven minutes, no more, to throw their best punches. Hosted by...

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