Monday, September 29th (6:00-7:00, 3:15-7:30 p.m.)
Mozart Park Fieldhouse
2036 N. Avers Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
all ages, free & open to the public
Sometimes one person can make a worldwide difference – one of those people is Marc Kelly Smith, the Slampapi of Slam Poetry. Charlie Newman and Wayne Allen Jones will lead our next “Chicago Heroes & Arts Journeys” workshop about Marc Smith, the origin of the Slam, and its growth into an international community around the world.
During the workshop we will:
These arts workshops are free and open to the public, and all ages welcomed. Participants are invited to bring writing utensils and paper, although supplies will be provided if needed. Sometimes we play music and explore other art forms, so if you have a musical instrument that you'd like to bring, or if you have art supplies (e.g. colored pencils, pastels, etc.) you can bring those. We often use an upright piano during workshops as well.
Location: Mozart Park is in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood. It's on the north side of Armitage Ave. -- several blocks east of Pulaski Rd., just south of Dickens and Shakespeare Streets. Our workshop series happens in the room to the left of fieldhouse lobby; some workshop sessions may happen outside in the park, weather permitting.
Transportation & parking: Mozart Park can be reached by public transportation (such as the #73 Armitage Ave. bus, and not far from the Logan Square and Western Ave. stations on the CTA's blue line. Mozart Park has a parking lot on Armitage, east of Avers.
Registering for Chicago Heroes & Arts Journeys: You can register for this workshop series at the Chicago Park District website.
Additional info: You can contact us by clicking here (if you have questions about this workshop or to RSVP). Click here to find out more about the Chicago Heroes & Arts Journeys workshop series.