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Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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.

  4. 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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  • Artist unknown, image courtesy of the University of Arizona Poetry Center
    Current Exhibition
    May 5, 2016 – Jun 24, 2016

    In the sixties and seventies, visual art students at the University of Arizona collaborated with the University of Arizona Poetry Center to create silkscreened publicity posters for Poetry Center readings. These colorful, exuberant works are emblematic of the times as...

  • Community Events

    • Sunday, May 29, 4:30PM
      Sprinkler Factory Gallery Space, Worcester, MA

      Bella Che, Nick Porcella, Charlotte Donovan and others

      Clark University, The Sprinkler Factory and the Worcester County Poetry Association present "Bloom in May," a reading featuring Che, Porcella, Donovan and others reading poetry on the themes of love, hope and prosperity.

    • Monday, May 30, 7:00PM
      Amherst Books, Amherst, MA

      Chris Cheney, Amy Lawless and Ali Power

      Cheney (Lay Me Low) and Lawless (My Dead), co-authors of I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected, read with KGB Monday Night Poetry Reading Series curator Power (A Poem for Record Keepers).

    • Tuesday, May 31, 6:00PM
      Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, Boulder, CO

      Bill Tremblay

      Poet and novelist Tremblay (Walks Along the Ditch: Poems), who founded the Colorado Review and served as editor for 15 years, reads from new work at this poetry booksotre-café.