Fw: Celebrate the Lyric! 2 events this weekend!
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From: The Poetry Center of Chicago <handsonstanzas@...>
Subject: Celebrate the Lyric! 2 events this weekend!
Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 9:12 AM
Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to open it in your browserUPCOMING EVENTSA HEAP OF LANGUAGE:The Poetry Center's year of events hosted atthe Chicago Cultural Center: Where language meets everything elseSAIC's Lyric VoiceFriday, May 10 - 3:30pm
Chicago Chicago Cultural Center Garland Room, 1st FloorVerse/ChorusSaturday, May 11 - 3:30pm
Chicago Chicago Cultural CenterMillennium Park Room, 5th Floor
& Averill Curdy:
Reading and Book ReleaseThursday,May 23 - 6:00pm
Chicago Chicago Cultural CenterMillennium Park Room, 5th FloorFor more information please visit:
GIVE THE GIFT OF POETRY
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Natalie Merchant "Motherland"Treat the poetry lover in your life to one of our beautifully crafted, limited edition, poetry broadsides or choose from any of our quality products. The Poetry Center store carries a variety of goods, including superbly mastered digital CD recordings of compiled and individual Poetry Center readings, past and current editions of the Hands on Stanzas anthology, and unique poetry t-shrits and caps.
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Local Poetry Event Resource
The Poetry Center's Chicago Scene is an on-line tool which lists poetry readings and events in and around Chicago. Visit the Poetry Center website to see current listings, and find out how to get your own poetry event listed.Join us as weCelebrate the Lyric
SAIC's Lyric Voice
A Reading & Performance
Putting Poetry to Music
Details on each event below:
Friday, May 10 @ 3:30p
Randolph Cafe, 1st Floor
Chicago Cultural CenterStudents from the School of the Art Institute's Lyric Voice course, taught by writer Leila Wilson, will read, show, and perform their poetry, film, monologue, and comic projects.
Saturday, May 11 @ 3p
Millennium Park Room, 5th Floor
Chicago Cultural Center Join the band 80 Foot Per Minute for an afternoon of music set to the texts of Charles Baudelaire, Walt Whitman, and other found texts. Verse/Chorus is Emmy Bean, Troy Martin, and Chris Schoen.
An independent not-for-profit arts organization founded in 1974, The Poetry Center of Chicago's mission is to promote poetry through readings, workshops, residencies and arts education, to make poetry accessible to the general public, to stimulate and encourage young poets, and to advance the careers of poets by offering them professional opportunities. The Poetry Center is in residence at the Chicago Cultural Center. A Heap of Language is the Poetry Center's 2012/13 Event Series, at the Chicago Cultural Center.For information about any of our programs or to order Reading Series tickets go to poetrycenter.org or call 312.609.1000.