Weds. October 7th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
1543 W. Division
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA SHOW PRESENTS!
SERIES 2, VOLUME 2: SERIAL KILLERS
AT THE CHOPIN THEATRE ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009
Chicago, IL – Chicago Slam Works brings to you The Encyclopedia Show – Serial Killers, at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, on Wednesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm. Tickets $6 at the door. All ages. www.encyclopediashow.com
This Month – Series 2, Volume 2: Serial Killers
With music, poetry, visual art and spoken word on the topic: Serial Killers. Featuring (Contributor – Topic):
John Davis (Mental Graffiti Slam) - The Barbie and Ken Killers
King Keith (Louder Than a Bomb Champ) -- Zodiac Killer
Chris Bower (Robert Kennedy Biographer) - Herbert Mullin
D Cochran (Normal Slam) -- Serial Killers of Chicago
Emily Calvo (Chicago Slam Works) -- Monster of Florence
Serial Susie Swanton (Psychopath, Certified) - Special Emissary from the Institute
Jane Cassady (Philadelphia Poetry Slam) -- Victorian London Arsenic Killers
Paul Durica (Pocket Guide to Hell Tours) -- Harold Shipman
Lindsay Hunter (Quickies! Series) -- Marie Noe
Q and A with serial killer expert Helen Morrison author of My Life Among the Serial Killers : Inside the Minds of the World's Most Notorious Murderers.
music by the Ragged Claws (Paul Karner & Kimberly Sutton).
Featuring cast regulars Kurt Heintz (E-Poets.net) – Fact Checker; Tim Stafford (HBO Def Poet); Joel Chmara (HBO Def Poet); Mike Slefinger (Actor); Evan Chung (Musician) - House Band Leader "The Encartagans"; and Jilted Emily Rose (Poetry Vet and House Manager) – As Jilted Emily Rose.
"We saw a hole in the Chicago poetry scene that Slam couldn't fill. I think a lot more than be done with the form than just competition." -Robbie Q Telfer in TimeOut Chicago
About Chicago Slam Works:
Chicago Slam Works brings together audiences, poets and arts organizations to promote the quality of oral tradition through well-crafted poetry. www.chicagoslamworks.com.