Rhino poetry reading last Friday of the month 6-8 p.m.
Live music and storytelling in pub setting:
Mondays - Bluegrass/Roots music at 8 pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays - Moira's Afternoon Tea (2 to 4 pm)
Saturdays - Live and Local Music at 9:30 pm
Sundays - Live Irish Music Session 3 pm to 6 pm
Second Sunday of the month - "Do Not Submit" (open mic storytelling) and "Fresh Meat" (long form storytelling)
First and Third Sunday of the month - Wild Comedy Club (stand up comedy)
Web calendar listing cultural events in or near Evanston. Searchable by date, keyword, or type of event, (e.g. music, literary dance). List of arts venues in Evanston.
High quality productions in Dance, Music, Speech Arts, and Visual Arts throughout the academic year. Open to the public. Call the Box Office 847-424-7848 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Fine Arts Calendar
Produces plays and musicals on Jewish themes for the Northwestern and Evanston community. Affiliated with Northwestern University Hillel.
Open Mic Nights on Mondays: music, comedy, poetry, readings. Signup at 8:30, show at 9.
Open Books is a nonprofit organization that seeks to promote literacy by operating a bookstore, tutoring and mentoring, sponsoring educational programs and community events. Open Book Buddies, a reading mentoring program, operates in several local elementary schools. Volunteers are always needed. Open Books also offer Book grants where they give away kids and adult books. Open Books’ colorful River North bookstore and Literacy Center are available for rental and private events.
Open Books accepts donations of:
- All Children’s Books
- Books in almost all genres that are in good, resellable condition
- CDs, DVDs, and LPs in playable condition
The following items cannot be accepted as donations:
- Older Textbooks
- Books with significant damage
- VHS Tapes or Audio Books on Cassette
See https://www.open-books.org/donate-books/ for more information on book donations.
Book store is open Mon-Sat, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Poetry Forum for working poets and serious beginners who are ready to hear feedback on a specific poem. Hosts community poetry readings and workshops.
RHINO Poetry is an award-winning literary annual journal which invites traditional or experimental work for submission.
Meets on the fourth Sunday of every month (except August and December) at Evanston Public Library from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. It is free to the public, though a donation is encouraged. Bring 17 copies of a poem to be critiqued.
Monthly Open Mike readings at The Brothers K, 500 Main Street, 847-328-7940.