WBEZ | Cadillac Palace Theater http://www.wbez.org/venues/cadillac-palace-theater Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Young Chicago Authors and Columbia College Chicago present: Louder Than A Bomb 2014: Freedom in Education http://www.wbez.org/young-chicago-authors-and-columbia-college-chicago-present-louder-bomb-2014-freedom-education-109600 <p><div>Join Young Chicago Authors on March 15th 2014 for #LTAB2014 Finals live at The Cadillac Palace Theatre. The event will feature musical guests, celebrity judges, the final participating teams and much more.&nbsp;</div><div>Tickets are <a href="http://www.youngchicagoauthors.org">available online now</a>.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB), is the largest youth poetry slam in the world. Over 1,000 youth from more than 100 Chicago land area schools will come together for one month (feb 15th &ndash; mar 15th 2014) to participate in an Olympic style poetry competition, in hopes of being one of the four teams on finals stage.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 08:16:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/young-chicago-authors-and-columbia-college-chicago-present-louder-bomb-2014-freedom-education-109600 Louder Than a Bomb 2013 Team Finals http://www.wbez.org/louder-bomb-2013-team-finals-105264 <p><p>The climatic event of Louder Than a Bomb 2013, the Team Finals not only feature the top four out of nearly 100 participating teams, but will also highlight many of the other young poets from throughout the festival.&nbsp; This event sells out every year, so get your tickets now!<br /><br />The largest of its kind in the world, Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) is Chicago&rsquo;s rapidly-growing teen poetry festival, this year taking place at various venues around Chicago beginning February 16 and continuing through to the finals on March 9, 2013. Aiming to bring teens together across racial, gang, and socio-economic lines, LTAB is a friendly competition that emphasizes self-expression and community via poetry, oral story-telling, and hip-hop spoken word.</p><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/ICON_ticket_event%20listing%20icon_17.png" style="float: left;" title="" /></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image "><em><strong><span>This event is now sold out!</span></strong></em></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image "><br /><strong>Louder Than a Bomb is co-presented by Columbia College Chicago and Vocalo 89.5FM/WBEZ 91.5FM.</strong></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:04:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/louder-bomb-2013-team-finals-105264