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Lake Michigan's Beauty & Fragility

Thursday, February 23 @ 6:00pm – 8:30pm at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. 60614 Chicago , IL

Gather at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum for an evening of conversation and exploration, revealing challenges faced by Lake Michigan and opportunities to take action in support of this important natural resource.


Young Chicago Authors MC Olympics

Thursday, February 23 @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm at Columbia College Ferguson 600 S. Michigan Ave 60605 Chicago , IL

An open workshop dedicated to the craft of writing, emceeing, and beat-making, followed at 7pm by an Olympic-style MC competition featuring Chicago's up-and-coming MCs.



2017 One Earth Film Festival

Friday, March 3 @ 12:00pm – Sunday, March 12, 2017 @ 8:00pm at Various Venues Across Chicago Various Locations Across Chicago 60610 Chicago , IL

Now in its sixth year, One Earth Film Festival presents the best in recently released documentaries about the environment and related topics at venues throughout Chicagoland.


Young Chicago Authors Halal If You Hear Me

Thursday, March 9 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Jane Addams-Hull House Museum at UIC 800 S. Halsted St. 60607 Chicago , IL

An evening of poetry and performance by Muslim artists and community-building led by the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN), hosted by Fatimah Asghar. Free to the public.


Peace on Earth Film Festival 2017

Friday, March 10 @ 12:00pm – Sunday, March 12, 2017 @ 8:00pm at The Music Box Theater 3733 North Southport Avenue 60613 Chicago , IL

Peace on Earth Film Festival brings together filmmakers from all around the world to showcase themes of peace, nonviolence, social justice and eco-balance in cinema. Creating an international dialogue of peace, POEFF highlights individuals actively pursuing social change.


Louder Than a Bomb University Indy Slam Finals

Saturday, March 11 @ 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Tribeca Flashpoint College 111 W. Washington Street, 5th Flr 60601 Chicago , IL

Louder Than A Bomb's College Indy Poet Slam. Come see poets, rappers, and activists for community-inspired, craft-refining, bar-raising poetry. The top 12 poets compete to be crowned LTAB U Champion. 


Louder Than A Bomb Indy Finals

Thursday, March 16 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm at DuSable Museum of African American History 740 East 56th Place 60637 Chicago , IL

Louder Than A Bomb Indy Finals will feature the top 12 scoring individual poets in an Olympic-style poetry slam. These youth poets will take center stage and share their stories to an audience of over 750 guests.


Louder Than A Bomb Team Finals

Saturday, March 18 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm at Auditorium Theatre 50 E. Congress Parkway 60605 Chicago , IL

Louder Than A Bomb Team Finals will feature the top four scoring high school teams for a four-round Olympic-style poetry slam. This night will feature musical performances, notable guest judges and the most talented youth poets in the city. This is a sell-out event so get your tickets now.



Tell Me Something I Don’t Know: Live in Chicago!

Wednesday, April 5 @ 8:00pm – Thursday, April 6, 2017 @ 10:00pm at Thalia Hall 1808 S. Allport Street 60608 Chicago , IL

Tell Me Something I Don't Know is coming to Chicago's Thalia Hall for two nights - Wednesday, April 5th and Thursday, April 6th!

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