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Poetry in the Parks: Aaron Coleman & Vida Cross

The Poetry Center of Chicago will host a reading to close their Poetry in the Parks Reading Series in partnership with Read/Write Library and Chicago Water Taxi featuring Aaron Coleman […]

BODY PASSAGES: a poetry and dance performance

Body Passages is an evening of new collaborative works devised by local poets and dancers. This new performance series is curated by Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) and Poetry Center of […]

Poetry in the Parks Reading: Ed Roberson and Daniel Woody

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at Garfield Park Conservatory for the first installment of the Poetry in the Parks Reading Series Garfield Park Conservatory Palm House 300 N Central […]

Poetry in the Parks: a summer reading series!

This summer, our Six Points Reading Series will be animorphing into a firefly, a wading pool, a patch of milkweed. As our series is a roving one, we will be […]

Groove-a-Thon: a reading and dancing fundraiser!

We are in the midst of our fundraising campaign for our Hands on Stanzas Scholarship Fund and will be hosting a GROOVE-A-THON to celebrate our awesome readers that we support and […]

PCC’s Elizabeth Metzger Sampson named in Newcity’s Lit 50 2017

Our Executive Director, Elizabeth Metzger Sampson, was included in this year’s Lit 50: Who Really Books In Chicago. We love the write up on Beth, our programs, and the shout […]

Hands on Stanzas: All Schools Reading live at the Poetry Foundation!

It’s a bird! It’s a poem! It’s the annual ALL SCHOOLS READING!!!! Wednesday, May 31st Poetry Foundation 61 W Superior St 7-8 PM Join us in celebrating our students at […]

Creator’s Kit to Devising: A Dance & Poetry Workshop

This poetry month, we are celebrating with a workshop and reading! Join the Poetry Center of Chicago as we pair up with Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble for a poetry and dance […]

RHINO X Six Points Reading

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at City Lit for the February installment of the Six Points Reading Series! This month, we will be celebrating RHINO’s 40th anniversary. Help up […]

There were 2,000 dragons and they loved me! Dreams @ ALS

This week in 4th grade poems: Dream Worlds! The students and I discussed the playfulness of dreams, and how we could use the comparisons, sounds and other skills we had […]