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Monday, August 11, 2014

W4tB stuff we like in August

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Molly Malone's
Literary Open Mic and Reading Series
featuring 
Angela Narciso Torres


  

Monday, August 11
7:30-9:30 

7:00 open mic sign-up 


$5 if you can 
$3 if you can't
Molly Malone's
7652 W. Madison
Forest Park, IL
(five blocks north of the Blue Line / DesPlaines Ave)

Molly's Reading
second Monday of every month
mark your calendars,  September 8.
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Great Food & Drink!
About This Month's Featured Reader:


Angela Narciso Torres's
first book of poetry, Blood Orange, won the 2013 Willow Books Literature Award for Poetry. Her most recent work is available or forthcoming in Pirene's Fountain, Cimarron Review, Colorado Review, and Cream City Review. A graduate of Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Angela has received fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, Ragdale Foundation, and Midwest Writing Center. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manila, she currently resides in Chicago, where she teaches poetry workshops and serves as a senior poetry editor for RHINO.
Hosts Nina Corwin and Albert DeGenova invite you to theMolly Malone's Open Mic and Reading Series. Be part of one of the longest running and most highly respected open mics in the Chicago area. It also has the reputation for being one of the most welcoming venues in the city. The reading series was launched by River Oak Arts and Charlie Rossiter in 1998; Nina and Al have co-hosted since 2002.

Each month's featured reader boasts a long list of publishing, editing, and/or teaching credits. And the "regulars" are all serious, accomplished writers as well. A night at Molly's Reading Series is to experience some of the best poetry being written in the Chicago area today.




Monday, August 18
at 7:30pm - 10:00pm


Wrapping up the Summer of Love at the Open Mic is our super special guest Kristin LaTour
reading her cool ass poetry. Even cooler is that our guest host is none other than Este Stevie Colon


If you miss this show you are just plain foolish
Live from the rendezvous room at Jaks Tap 901 W Jackson
40 beers on tap
great food
free poetry*
sign up-7:30
showtime 8-10pm
*we request donations for the features


Omniphonic poetry music fusion fest at Bucktown Arts fest





Saturday, August 23

at 5:00pm - 7:00pm


W4tB presents the poetry and music fusion fest that sets the city on its ear. This year we are live from the Bucktown Arts Fest. 


This year we will continue to entertain and enlighten with the coolest acts in the city.


Primo Fine

Billy Tuggle

The Charlie Rossiter Experience

The Goods

The incredible Bob and Andy Bob Lawrence

and of course the founders of the feast...Omniphonic

Poetry Pentathlon 2014

This ain't your Daddy's Poetry War. This is how the ancient poets intended it. A battle of performance and writing skil
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Friday, August 29
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Uncharted Books2620 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 6064


The rant--self explanatory (we hope)

the Reverse Sonnet--(Shakespearean)The meter and line breaks are the same, the rhyming words are at the beginning of the line

Pot Luck--each contestant will present a poem of their own creation to the judges. This poem will be in a sealed envelope. This poem will be given to an opposing contestant to perform.the scoring for this round is different 1-5 points will be awarded to the performer1-5 points will be awarded to the author

Letter Poem--each contestant will present a poem of their own creation to the judges. This poem will be in a sealed envelope. This poem will be given to an opposing contestant to perform.the scoring for this round is different 1-5 points will be awarded to the performer1-5 points will be awarded to the author

On the spot Prompt---all contestants will be presented with a poetry prompt upon arriving at the Pentathlon Arena . A poem will be written based upon the prompt during the course of the evening and will be presented to the judges as the final event of the evening

Our contestants are
Bill Tarlin
Clara Berman
Gary Ketchum
Dina Stuart
Nora Leon
Peyton Stewart
Suzanne Sosnowski



Omniphonic poetry music fusion fest at Bucktown Arts fest



Saturday, August 23
at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Next Week

W4tB presents the poetry and music fusion fest that sets the city on its ear. This year we are live from the Bucktown Arts Fest. 
This year we will continue to entertain and enlighten with the coolest acts in the city.

Primo Fine
Billy Tuggle
The Charlie Rossiter Experience
The Goods
The incredible Bob and Andy Bob Lawrence
and of course the founders of the feast...Omniphonic

Benjamin Franklin Quotes