Poetry off the Shelf: Crazy Brave: The Life and Poetry of Joy Harjo
Sunday, November 4th, 12:00 PM
61 West Superior Street
$10/5 for students and teachers with I.D. Sold out; standby tickets will not be available.
312.494.9509 or chicagohumanities.org
For more than 30 years, poet Joy Harjo, of Muskogee Nation heritage, has evoked the landscape of the Southwest with language steeped in American native cultures and visionary lyricism. Harjo’s many-faceted artistic life includes the poetry collections She Who Had Horse and the American Book Award–winning In Mad Love and War, as well as her new memoir Crazy Brave, and stints playing saxophone in Joy Harjo and the Arrow Dynamics Band.
Doors open 30 minutes before program start time; program will last approximately one hour.
Co-sponsored with the Chicago Humanities Festival
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.