Tag: poetry

Launch event for Revolving Door Arts at REFUGE Live! (Chicago, IL)


The former Revolving Door Reading Series brings back its legendary great nights and good times of music, poetry, and art to celebrate the launch of Revolving Door Arts, a nonprofit organization and press committed to empowering and evolving creative communities and the artistic craft of new and emerging writers and artists. #WALKINSWELCOME

REFUGE Live! – 416 S. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Tara Betts / CM Burroughs / RJ Eldridge / Alison Ogunmokun / Erika L. Sanchez / Fred Sasaki / Kush Thompson

Drink Specials by Remmy Martin + Other Goodies

This event is free and open to the public.

Don’t Live in Chicago? RSVP and we’ll follow up with how you can be a part of the night online.

Tara Betts features at Wit Rabbit reading series at Township (Chicago, IL)

DSC00287Tara Betts reads from her latest book Break the Habit and new work at Township for the ongoing Wit Rabbit seriesTownship is located at 2200 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60647, and the reading starts at 5 p.m.

RHINO Reads with Tara Betts and Lee Sharkey (Evanston, IL)

12141593_900925709993599_5126939657749732468_nTara Betts and Lee Sharkey co-feature at the independent bookstore, Bookends & Beginnings, located at 1712 Sherman Ave., Evanston.


Tara Betts at Wit Rabbit series (Chicago, IL)

Tara Betts shares new work at the Wit Rabbit series at Township, located at 2200 N. California Ave. in Logan Square.


Tara Betts at Women & Children First bookstore (Chicago, IL)

Tara Betts will read and sign copies of Break the Habit at Women & Children First Bookstore, Chicago’s long-time woman-centered, independent bookstore in Andersonville. Women & Children First is located at 5233 N. Clark Street.

Tara Betts at Urban Word NYC’s “First Draft”

Former U-Dub teaching artist, author, and Ph.D. Tara Betts returns to Urban Word NYC to feature and share new work, including poems from her latest book Break the Habit.

Tara Betts at Greenlight Books Poetry Salon (Brooklyn, NY)

Tara Betts features at Greenlight Bookstore’s Poetry Salon curated by Angel Nafis. Greenlight Bookstore is located at 686 Fulton Street. Stay tuned for more details.

Tara Betts, Eve Ewing, and Krista Franklin at Bucketfeet

Scholars. Visual Artist. All teaching artists and poets.

Tara Betts, Eve Ewing, and Krista Franklin join forces for a reading.

Join them at 6 p.m.

Bucketfeet store, at 1647 N. Damen (north of Milwaukee) in Wicker Park.

Tara Betts at Traveling Molly’s (Oak Park, IL)

Tara Betts features and shares new work at Buzz Cafe, 905 S. Lombard Ave., Oak Park, IL 60304. Near the Austin blue line stop.

Break the Habit party with Tara Betts & Special Guests


Break the Habit launch party with Tara Betts & Special Guests
Join Tara’s friends and family to celebrate the release of her new book BREAK THE HABIT.
Special Guests include Brother El, Ugochi, Mesha Arant, and photographer Tonika Johnson.
Rootwork Gallery, 645 W. 18th Street, Chicago, IL 60616
RSVP on Facebook.