Chicago Slam Works Receives Rave Reviews

Yes, we have the press to back us up. Applauded by popular online publications such as Time Out Chicago, Gapers Block and, Chicago Slam Works has gained acclaim for being a major force in the poetry slam movement.The Chicago Slam continues to wield its influence in spoken-word performance around Chicago and across the country. Check out what the media has to say about us and our recent shows:


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