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    Growing Concerns

    Growing Concerns Poetry Collective fuses lyrical, narrative, and hip-hop poetry with original music and soundscape to create spoken word performances that are greater than the sum of their parts. The group’s deeply personal work explores the nature of identity, love, community, and social responsibility though a fresh and contemporary lens. The collective has performed throughout Chicago including at Steppenwolf Theatre, at the MCA, and for WBEZ. Growing Concerns released its inaugural album We Here: Thank You For Noticing in August 2017, and its first book Five Fifths with Candor Arts in January 2018. Growing Concerns is comprised of poet and rapper Mykele Deville, poet and actor McKenzie Chinn, and visual artist and musician Jeffrey Michael Austin.

    Past Events

    Thursday, Oct 18 2018

    12 PM

    There’s hardly anything more liberating than facing your fears. Some of the world’s most compelling discoveries and creative work were born out of... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Venue SIX10

    Thursday, Oct 18 2018

    12 PM

    There’s hardly anything more liberating than facing your fears. Some of the world’s most compelling discoveries and creative work were born out of... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Venue SIX10

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