Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer, Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop is structured to nurture individual growth and foster collaborative projects. 2017 will focus on evolving writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format has changed from all readings and critiques to incorporate topics in the writing/publishing process.
Explore new ways of constructing music and performing for live audiences at Choir Rehearsal. Choir members will be asked to do things that are slightly unorthodox relative to other gospel or community choirs. Under the leadership of Theaster Gates, Yaw Agyeman and Mikel Patrick Avery, this Choir promises to create new ways of considering black… Learn More
June 7, 2017 would have been the 100th birthday of poet and Chicago cultural icon Gwendolyn Brooks. To commemorate this occasion, Curbside Splendor has published Revise the Psalm: Work Inspired by the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks, edited by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Sandra Jackson-Opoku. The collection features poetry, short fiction and prose, and visual art… Learn More