Library Event Calendar

Event: Chicago-Style Poetry Slam
Date: October 20, 2013
Location: Annex
Details:

The Villa Park Public Library welcomes poet and poetry slam founder Marc Smith, who will perform and emcee a Chicago-style poetry slam, a competition among poets scored by three judges chosen at random from the crowd. You may only read your own poems in the slam. Prepare to read more than one poem during the competition. Prizes will be awarded. Marc Smith began the Poetry Slam in Chicago in 1986 and still hosts every Sunday at the Green Mill Jazz Club.
Registration is required