Schlagwort: Chicago

L&Poe ’17-16

Liebe L&Poe-Leserinnen und -Leser, seit Ende 2000 gibt es die Lyrikzeitung, 15 Jahre als Tages-, jetzt als Wochenzeitung. Jeden Freitag neu mit Nachrichten aus der Welt der Poesie. Poetry is news that stays news, sagt Pound.  In der heutigen Ausgabe: Christoph Szalay, Els Moors, Sylvia Plath,…

Chicago

The most famous poem in Chicago’s history — Carl Sandburg’s appropriately named „Chicago“ and published in a book also appropriately named „Chicago Poems“ — celebrates a centennial anniversary this year. / dnainfo.com

75. Poetry Foundation Announces Library Open House

CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, will host an open house to celebrate the expanded hours and programs of its library. Festivities include readings by local poets of favorite poems from the library collection, poetry fortune-telling, poetry recording sessions, and a scavenger hunt….

28. Second City Founder Bernard Sahlins Directs Under Milk Wood

U of C Professor Emeritus Nicholas Rudall in Dylan Thomas’s role CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, is pleased to present Dylan Thomas’s masterworkUnder Milk Wood in a staged reading. Dylan Thomas wrote the radio play just a month before his tragic death…

45. 56th Annual Poetry Day with Frank Bidart

Acclaimed Poet to Read at Chicago’s Harold Washington Library CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine are pleased to present the 56th annual Poetry Day. Award-winning poet Frank Bidart will be the featured reader at the celebration in Chicago. What:     56th Annual Poetry Day featuring…

35. Poetry magazine presents “Lives of the Dead”

CHICAGO — Poetry magazine is proud to present a theatrical interpretation of Hanoch Levin’s epic poem “Lives of the Dead,” translated from the Hebrew by Atar Hadari. A deeply macabre and wickedly funny “anti-elegy,” Levin’s rumination on death, decomposition, and the afterlife is at once…

97. Poetry Foundation Announces Fall 2010 Literary Series

CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce its Fall Literary Series for 2010. The schedule features readings, talks, and interpretive performances. Highlights include “Seeing Things,” a collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago;…

107. Poetry Foundation Builds a Home in Chicago

Poetry Foundation building to be one of nation’s leading poetry centers, new Chicago cultural destination, and permanent home for Poetry magazine CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation announced today that it has begun construction of a new home (poetryfoundation.org/building) that will be Chicago’s first building…

68. Eleanor Ross Taylor Awarded 2010 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Award recognizes lifetime accomplishment with $100,000 prize CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce that poet Eleanor Ross Taylor has won the 2010 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Presented annually to a living U.S. poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition, the Ruth…

23. Poetry Foundation Celebrates National Poetry Month

Programming includes Poetry magazine, poetry films, iPhone app, multimedia poetry tours, recitation contest, readings, online educational resources, and more CHICAGO – The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce an exciting array of literary events and programs in celebration of National Poetry Month, April 2010. Poetry…

24. Chicago Poetry Tour Announced as Finalist for National Magazine Award

ASME’s ‘Ellie’ recognizes “imaginative use of interactivity and multimedia” CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, is excited to announce that its Chicago Poetry Tour is a finalist for a National Magazine Award in Digital Media in the category of “Multimedia Feature or Package.” Fellow…

41. Spring 2010 Events Schedule Released

Literary series replete with performances, readings CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation announces a diverse and exciting series of events for Spring 2010. Along with a series of poetry readings, the Poetry Foundation continues to explore Modernism in tandem with the Art Institute of Chicago and the…

52. A Celebration of Literary Chicago

Poetry, Granta, and STOP SMILING present A Celebration of Literary Chicago CHICAGO – The Poetry Foundation announces that Chicago literary institutions Poetry and STOP SMILING will join with UK-based journal Granta to celebrate the launch of Granta’s special Chicago-themed fall issue. The event will…