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FOR THE LOVE OF PRIDE: SLAM POETRY COMPETITION



EVENT DATE
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

LOCATION
Blackstone Hotel


DESCRIPTION

In honor of Chicago's Pride Month, The Blackstone, Center on Halsted, and StoryStudio Chicago invite you to celebrate all things love this June during a slam poetry competition on Wednesday, June 12th. During the competition, Chicago's creative community will come together in The Blackstone's Historic Art Hall just as the local artists used to gather in the hotel back in the 1900's. 

Local poets, writers, and all creatives are welcome to submit their poem to info@theblackstonehotel.com by 11:30pm, Monday, May 27th. A panel of judges which includes: Todd Williams, Erica Gafford, Nanica Brown, and Barry Benson. This panel of judges will select 15 poems by June 7th. The 15 poets will read their poems live on June 12th. 

 Blackstone Hotel is located at 636 S Michigan Ave. 


PRICE
Free and Open to the public


FOR MORE INFORMATION
info@theblackstonehotel.com or toddwilliams@centeronhalsted.org


 
 
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