The first ever Louder Than A Lawnmower suburban teen poetry slam brought together 8 suburban teams (Palatine, Joliet West, Glenbrook North, Maine South, Maine East, Wheeling, Leyden, and Niles West) in a three round poetic competition.
Michael Sandel's “Justice” course is one of the most popular and influential at Harvard University. Up to a thousand students pack the campus theater to hear Sandel relate the big questions of political philosophy to the most vexing issues of the day.
The Neighborhood Writing Alliance, publisher of The Journal of Ordinary Thought, facilitates opportunities for adults in low-income Chicago neighborhoods to write, publish, and perform works about their lives.
Series A is dedicated to showcasing experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Organized by Indiana University Northwest Faculty William Allegrezza, this series brings exciting authors to the Art Center to share their work.