How allegations of sexual abuse exposed cracks in the foundation of Young Chicago Authors, Free Write Arts & Literacy, and the city’s spoken word community
The musician, poet, and LTAB alum takes the stage during halftime.
Saul Williams is a one-man multimedia juggernaut: he’s had successful careers as a screenwriter and actor, but he’s earned his greatest fame as a poet and MC. His new sixth studio album, Encrypted and Vulnerable (Pirates Blend), includes a track whose title aptly sums up his musical evolution: “Experiment.” Though Williams’s first major recording was […]
Young poets describe its explosive effect on their lives.
An interview with J.W. Basilo of Chicago’s Speak’Easy Ensemble and Tes Fu of Germany’s Team Allen Earnstyzz
1/24–Windy City Story Slam at the Metro