Sunday 12/11: As always, the Uptown Poetry Slam is going down at The Green Mill. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. followed by the slam itself. $7, 21+.
Tuesday 12/13: Kimberly Drew, author of the popular blog Black Contemporary Art, joins artist and scholar Rashayla Marie Brown for a conversation about photography and bearing witness in the age of social media. Museum of Contemporary Art, 6 p.m., free with admission.
Head to Women & Children First for the final Sappho’s Salon Open Mic of the year! e nina jay and Clara and the Great Goddamn will be the featured performers, and sign-up begins at 7 p.m. Pay what you can, BYOB.
Visit Women & Children First for a Q&A and book signing with Tikva Wolf, author of the wildly popular webcomic Kimchi Cuddles. 7:30 p.m., free.
Thursday 12/15: The Poetry Foundation’s Pop-up Poetry series at the Art Institute of Chicago continues with a reading from our own Essays Editor, Ruben Quesada! 6:30 p.m., free for Art Institute members or with museum admission.
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