Sunday June 24
7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Uptown Poetry Slam
Hosted by MARC KELLY SMITH (So What!)
Special Guests: JOEL CHMARA, member “Speak’Easy” ensemble, which featured at festivals in Chicago, Germany, Switzerland, and France. He was featured on HBO’s Def Poetry, been in the National Poetry Slam finals, co-wrote and co-starred in a Big 10 Basketball commercial, and was once paid not to perform for Michelle Obama (totally true).
Plus the music of FUTZ — Zack Marks on drums, Andrew Vogt on the bass, Matt Conway on the piano, and Aaron Rybski on horns.
Open Slam Competition: Read your poem and maybe win $10. Wow!