Tuesday, June 13th
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
City Epicurean on Grand
2258 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL
Free (with R.S.V.P. to City Epicurean)
(Performance time TBD)
This is my first time competing at the Rustbelt Regional Poetry Festival. It's open to the public, so grab your tickets now if you will be in the area!
June 2nd through June 3rd
330 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
FB Event Page (and tickets): here
Watch me compete as one of the finalists for one of only two spots available on the Chicago Slam Works' team, competing at the National Poetry Slam in Denver this summer!
Underground Wonder Bar
710 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60654
$5 donation (goes to the team)
Poetry Month Celebration!
Chicago Public Library-Lincoln Belmont Branch
1659 W. Melrose St., Chicago, IL
All ages (adult themes), Free!
Performance and Workshop (Private)
Grayslake North High School
Check out the legendary Green Mill Jazz Lounge in Uptown (Chicago)! Hosted by the founder of slam poetry, Marc Smith, every show promises a unique thrill of talent backed by a live jazz band.
I'll be on at 8 p.m., but come early for the open mic and to grab a seat since the venue is regularly packed.
$7, 7 p.m., ages 21+
Back in Chicago for this feature at In-One-Ear at the Heartland Cafe! Come out to hear new work and share some of your own before and after the feature set.
Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/238669983194713/
Word Play: Queering Poetry with Poets Andy Karol, C. Russell Price, & Musician LnK
Part of the monthly LimeLight Series
7 p.m., all ages, $10 donation
Center on Halsted (in the Hoover-Leppen Theatre)
Event Link: http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=11862
Poetry with Vision combines the work of Andy Karol and Emily Calvo, as well as the visuals of Emily’s vibrant fine art paintings, in a performance that connects audiences to gender, sexuality, parenting, mental health, love and loss, and illness.
7 p.m.- 8 p.m., all ages, free
Held in The Den at Damen Student Center (6511 N. Sheridan, Chicago)
Hosted by the Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Department of Loyola University Chicago
FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/185589231813640/
Come join me as I feature once more at the Green Mill Jazz Club and Lounge during their world-renowned Uptown Poetry Slam! My set will feature the vocals and music of the amazingly talented Ami Saraiya (http://www.amisaraiya.com). My newest chapbook, Paperboy, will be available for the first time this evening.
Green Mill Jazz Club and Lounge
4802 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640
Ages 21 and up, $7