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Poetry Corner
2003-07-01

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C.C. Carter, a finalist for the Lammy Awards 2003 last month, provides us with some Black Pride treats:

Leo's Den and Pow-Wow, Inc.

kick off Black Pride

July 1st - July 6th

71st and Woodlawn

773-667-3130

www.CCCarter.com/Powwow

PowwowC2@aol.com

July 1st

Benefit for Windy City Black Pride

VIP reception and private performance by nationally acclaimed spoken word artist Staceyann Chin from HBO Def Poetry Jam and Def Poetry Jam on Broadway

7-9 p.m.

Must RSVP - POWWOWC2@aol.com

Or call 773-667-3130

$20 includes drink ticket

Karaoke Tuesdays follows performance

stay and sing or just have fun

July 2nd

Winner of 1st Annual Windy City Black Pride Slam

Tai' Freedom Ford

and regular Powwow Wednesday Open Mic

Showtime 8 p.m. Sharp

Suggested Donation $5

July 3rd

Sneak Preview of National

Recording Artists

Blackshear and Doria Roberts

Folk, Funk and Neo Soul

Showtime 8 p.m. Sharp

Suggested Donation $5

Stay for Girls Night Out Thursday

and the Tequila Caba Waba Girls

July 4th

The Northern Trust and

Windy City Black Pride

2nd Annual People of Color Poetry Slam

Hyatt Regency Hotel -

Host Hotel for Black Pride, 7 p.m.

20 Poets slam it out for $1,500 in cash prizes

To enter or for more info

www.windycityblackpride.org

free to the public and participants

July 5th

Back at Leo's Den

for

BBQ and Fun

12-6 p.m.

call for more details

as events or times may change

and more will be added

773-667-3130


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