Poetry off the Shelf: Fulcrum Point Goes Ivy League
Wednesday, February 27th, 7:00 PM
61 W. Superior
This event is free on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before a program. Programs typically last one hour.
In its ongoing Ivy League series, Chicago’s endlessly innovative Fulcrum Point New Music Project explores poetry and music associated with Princeton University. The impressive roster of poets who attended or have taught at Princeton includes John Berryman, W. S. Merwin, Galway Kinnell, C. K. Williams, Jane Hirshfield, Paul Muldoon, Susan Wheeler, Michael Dickman, and this year’s Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith. Princeton composers Steve Mackey, Andy Akiho, Andrea Mazziarello, and Elliot Cole join in this multimedia event of music, electronics, percussion, and drama.
Co-sponsored with Fulcrum Point New Music Project
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.