Poetry Saloon at Noon is the brick and mortar venue of the poetry & arts publishing website, www.SaloonPoetry.com. The venue has rotated between different sites in the city and usually features an open-mic. This event took place on June 10, at the Chicago Public Library's Sulzer Regional Library.
Chicago has a rich bar culture. And it’s been that way since the early 20th century, when the saloon played an important role for immigrants trying to adjust to American life.Bill Savage teaches Chicago literature and history at Northwestern University during the day.