Just in from the Windy City
- C.J. Larity of ChicagoPoetry.com just forwarded the following list
of poetry related events for the first two weeks of November.
**Wed Nov 1: Guild Complex Prose Series at
California Clipper, 1002 N. California, features
"Sights and Sounds" with Maureen Connolly and
Dorothy Parhams, doors open at 8 PM, reading at
8:30, 21 and over, free.
**Thu Nov 2: Neo-Futurist and Slam Poet Lisa
Buscani of The Poetry Center of Chicago continues
her aggressive new Poetry Center agenda of
exclusively featuring Slam Poets and
Neo-Futurists, with her Lip show, featuring
Nashville Slam champ Derek Brown and Neo-Futurist
Stephanie Shaw, at The Spot, 4437 N. Broadway, 8
PM, $5, hosted by Slam Poets Joel Chmara and Mary
**Fri Nov 3: Discreet Series at Elastic Arts
Foundation, 2830 N. Milwaukee Ave, presents a
reading by Joe Amato and Kass Fleisher , 8 PM, $5,
**Also Fri Nov 3: Rough Space Gallery, 4th floor
of the DANK Haus, 4740 N. Western, presents a
reading by Cherie Caswell Dost with photography by
Hagen Dost, 8 PM sharp, wine, beer, nosh, cake and
coffee will be served.
**Also Fri Nov 3: DvA Gallery, 2568 N. Lincoln,
presents the After Hours Magazine bash, 8 PM,
**Mon Nov 6: Waiting 4 The Bus with Buddha309 at
Jaks Tap, 901 W.. Jackson, features Charlie
Newman, 7:30-10 PM with open mic, free.
**Wed Nov 8: The Poetry Center of Chicago takes a
break from its new Slam Poetry agenda to feature
Jimmy Santiago Baca at the School of the Art
Institute Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan, 6:30 pm on
Wednesday, November 8, $10, $8 students, 312
**Also Wed Nov 8: Columbia College Chicago Concert
Hall, 1014 South Michigan Ave, presents readings
by Dorianne Laux and A. Van Jordan, 5:30 PM, free.
**Sat Nov 11: Discreet Series at Elastic Arts
Foundation, 2830 N. Milwaukee Ave, presents
experimental fiction and poetry by Steve Katz and
Yuriy Tarnawsky, 7 PM, $5, BYOB.