• "Have A Great Summer"

    “Have A Great Summer” asks you “Is This Really All There Is?”

      “Have A Great Summer” premiering at Stage 773 on May 1st, is the third installment of the Chicago Slam Works House Ensemble directed by J.W. Basilo. As with previous shows the Ensemble has written and…

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    See French Connection 2015!

    You’re Invited to Connect with the Champions of the 2015 Ligue de Slam France Champions Sunday, April 26, 7 PM Green Mill Lounge 4802 N Broadway in Chicago A French tradition has sprouted: Every year, the…

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    Redlined: an ongoing conversation

    This post is by new Chicago Slam Works Blogger, Dylan Weir. A short tangent, if you’ll allow. After watching 12 Years A Slave (stay with me) I read somewhere that the film started with a question…

  • Andy Karol

    Spotlight on Poet: Andy Karol

    In every home there is a box of “…yeah,” that place where you stash those things you want to keep but don’t really have a place for. When I came to talk to Andy Karol for…