Friday, January 30, 2015

Waiting 4 the Bus Open Mic with features and hoopla



FEB 16



Featuring Elizabeth Tieri and Britteny Capri (or the other way around, one is never sure of the etiquette involved in these things)

We are currently residing in the Poetry Bunker (the back room at)
Powells Books
1218 S Halsted
Chicago, IL
Showtime 7-9pm
Time limits:
You have 5 minutes of stage time
OR
Three poems
Whichever comes first
There will be harsh penalties and social embarrassments for exceeding time limits


Powells Books 

1218 S Halsted 
Chicago, IL

Monday, February 16

 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Rockford Poet Jesus Correa Makes NPR Winter Reading Series List

Jesus Abraham Correa's book of poetry and art, Iced Cream, has been named to NPR's Winter Reading Series. Published by Zombie Logic Press, Iced Cream was the inaugural book in their Rock River Valley Literature series, comprising writers who live in the Northern Illinois region of the Rock River Valley. The second book, The Zen of Beard trimming, by C.J. Campbell, will be available in February.

More information on Jesus Abraham Correa, and where and when to listen to him talk about Iced Cream can be found here

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Waiting 4 the Bus Open Mic with features and hoopla

Monday, February 16

at 7:00pm - 9:00pm





Waiting 4 the Bus Open Mic with features and hoopla
Featuring Elizabeth Tieri and Britteny Capri (or the other way around, one is never sure of the etiquette involved in these things)


We are currently residing in the Poetry Bunker (the back room at)
Powells Books
1218 S Halsted
Chicago, IL
Showtime 7-9pm
Time limits:
You have 5 minutes of stage time
OR
Three poems
Whichever comes first
There will be harsh penalties and social embarrassments for exceeding tim the e limits


find us on FaceBook
https://www.facebook.com/w4tbopenmic

or
Join the group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/waiting4thebus/

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Waiting 4 the Bus Literary Open Mic with Features & hoopla --Jan 19th 2015


Welcome to W4tB 2015
Things you need to know for the new year:
The show is a monthly event on the 3rd Monday of the month
We are currently residing in the Poetry Bunker (the back room)at
Powells Books
1218 S Halsted
Chicago, IL
Showtime 7-9pm
Time limits:
You have 5 minutes of stage time
OR
Three poems
Whichever comes first
There will be harsh penalties and social embarrassments for exceeding time limits


Come out and join us for a special 3 feature night.
We will be joined by the authors of "The Walmart Republic"
Quraysh Ali Lansana & Christopher Stewart
And their special guest David Bublitz
It is a fabulous way to kick off a new year at the bus stop, you should join us.


The show is free, but we do request a donation.  The donation is to pay our features.  Please be generous (as generous as your personal economy allows)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014


Join us at Powell's
Powells Bookstores, Chicago
1218 S Halsted
7-9pm
in the poetry bunker
It's the amazing return of a W4tB friend and favorite, The Coolest Cat in the City, Scott De Katch.
be there or be some kind of multi-sided figure that has no real application in life.

the show is free
we do ask a donation to pay the featured performer.

Buy books, they offer unconditional love, unconditional surrender, unconditional somethin'


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

NOV 3-Waiting 4 the Bus has got THE GOODS

Joining us for this Open Mic poetry festival of love is the fabulous masters of hip hop infused wordplay and reality checks THE GOODS will be our featured performers

showtime is from 7-9pm
show up early to sign up for the open mic
all readers get 5 minutes or 3 poems whichever comes first

Powell' bookstore
1218 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL

The show is free, we do ask for a donation to provide a stipend for the featured performers.

Buy books, books are already paper trained





Thursday, October 16, 2014

Red Rover Series / Experiment #80