Sept 27: Ferguson Goddam

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}Experiment #79:
Ferguson Goddam

7pm / doors lock 7:30pm
A special event with
100 Thousand Poets for Change On September 27, 2014, many poets around the world will make their voices heard. To declare the change they’d like to see most in the U.S. and throughout the international community, events are being staged worldwide as part of 100 Thousand Poets for Change. In Chicago, this night of poetry and activism is based on the theme “Ferguson Goddam”. Inspired by Nina Simone’s song Mississippi Goddam, writers will address the recent shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.FEATURING:
Jay Besemer, Aricka Foreman, Cean Gamalinda, Dan Godston, Jeannette Gomes, Kevin Gunnerson, Nathan Hoks, David Moran, Fernando Olszanski, Ladan Osman, Timothy David Rey, Keith Wilson, The Next Objectivists & more special guests
Co-sponsored by the Chicago Calling Arts Festival
& curated by the 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Chicago Community Council 2014:
Beatriz Badikian-Gartler, Barbara Barg, Laura Goldstein, Jennifer Karmin, Toni Asante Lightfoot & Kenyatta Rogers

at Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, Illinois
suggested donation $4Logistics –
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible

Upcoming Red Rover events:

OCTOBER 18 – Travis Cebula, Adrienne Dodt & Sarah Suzor

NOVEMBER 29 – Melina Ausikaitis, LeRoy Bach, Abigail Blueher, Timmy Kinsella, Bryan Saner & Marvin Tate
Red Rover Series is curated by Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin. Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers. Founded in 2005, the over seventy events have featured a diversity of renowned creative minds.

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