Coffeehouse: Carlos Cumpian
Join us at 3rd Saturday Coffeehouse Open Mic night on February 18 as we feature poet Carlos Cumpian. Cumpian's family roots start in San Antonio, Texas. He moved to Chicago as a teenager and has been involved with Chicano theater, poetry, and American Indian and Latino community arts since the early 1970s. He has been coordinator of March Abrazo Press since 1982, the Midwest's oldest publisher of Native American, Chicano and Latino poetry. He has taught high school English and has taught about U.S. Latino literature for Columbia College and the University of Illinois. His poetry books are: Coyote Sun, Latino Rainbow, and Armadillo Charm. p.s. Charlie says this guy is a damn good poet.
In Unity House. 7:30 sign up, 8 pm Open Mic, 9 pm featured performer. Open Mic is limited to 5 minutes. Charlie Rossiter host. $3-$5 donation. Info at 708-660-9376.