Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Revolving Door

Join us to celebrate Revolving Door's birthday!

One Year of Art, Words, and Music!

...Open Mic!! Features!! Drink Specials!! FathomDJ!!

Wednesday, October 27
7:30pm - 11:30pm

Red Kiva
1108 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Join us as we celebrate our first birthday! Thank you for all of you who've shown us so much love and support.

In addition to our features, we will have other guest readers and of course leave the mic open for spontaneous instances of poetry and other such ramblings!

Expect Candy
Expect Balloons
Expect great music
Expect great readings

Expect to Par-tay!

Special Birthday Drink Menu includes;

1. The Thirsty Artist
2. The Sexy Anne Sexton Martini
3. The Tennessee
$. The Mr. Hughes


Kevin Coval is the author of everyday people (EM Press, Nov.'08) and slingshots (a hip-hop poetica) (EM Press, Nov. '05), named Book of the Year-finalist by The American Library Association. Coval's poems have appeared in The Spoken Word Revolution and The Spoken Word Revolution: Redux (Source Books), Total Chaos (Basic Civitas), I Speak of the City: New York City Poems (Columbia University Press), The Bandana Republic (Soft Skull Press), Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reporter, Cross Currents, Crab Orchard Review, Rattle, 2nd Ave Poetry, The Drunken Boat, and many other periodicals and journals. Coval writes for The Huffington Post and can be heard regularly on National Public Radio in Chicago.

Co-founder of Louder Than A Bomb: The Chicago Teen Poetry Festival, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, Coval is poet-in-residence at The Jane Addams’ Hull House Museum at The University of Illinois-Chicago and poet-in-residence at The University of Chicago’s Newberger Hillel Center, and teaches at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago.


Candice Marie, the highly sought after soul singer, is on her way to the very top. Born and raised in Chicago, Candice has been climbing the ranks with honors. She has already won two major city wide vocal competitions, as well as opened for and worked with well known artists: Including Grammy Award Winners Anthony Hamilton and R. Kelly, Angie Stone, Chico Debarge, Eric Benet, SWV, Sugar Hill Gang, Whodini, Glenn Jones, K-Jon, and Josh Groban. Candice Marie is a pint sized diva with a huge voice often described as a vocal powerhouse! Her hit single “I Wanna Go” made its national debut this year on V103. She has been featured in many local papers/magazines and has performed at every relevant venue in Chicago.