May
02

Poetry/Literature/Radio: AUTHOR QUENTIN WRIGHT “ECLECTIC DREAMS”

By | LiteraturePoetryRadio

Que Wright, born in Chicago, IL, found his love for poetry attending Gwendolyn Brooks Junior High and it continued in high school, while on the verge of failing Junior year English at Thornton Township High School. The poetry unit saved his semester and grades when his teacher, Ms. Milsap, allowed him to perform his poetry […]

Mar
01

Poetry/Business: MAURICE TAYLOR & POETIC RECOVERY

By | BusinessPoetry

A grassroots organizer, activist, and spoken word artist, Soulfighter, uses multimedia and performance to bring awareness to social issues, small community businesses and community centered organizations. He uses cultural expression to encourage healing. Maurice uses his voice to address issues of oppression, abuse in foster care, child molestation, and mental illness due to childhood trauma. […]

Feb
21

Event/Poetry: 2021 BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION: “Panel, Performance & Open Mic” Event

By | EventsPoetry

SAVE THE DATE! Friday, February 26th @ 6pm! GO BANG Magazine’s FIRST Co-Sponsoring is the 2021 Black History Celebration “Panel, Performance & Open Mic”, presented by Community Against Hate / Poetic Recovery. This online event will be streamed live on www.PoeticRecovery.net  

Aug
01

Poetry: “DISCOPOET” KHARI B.

By | Poetry

Providing the very best in Spoken Word Edutainment “Truth tellers are not always palatable. There is a preference for candybars.” Gwendolyn Brooks Discopoet Khari B. is a spoken word musician and educator working internationally as both a performer and instructor in the literary arts. With a solid reputation for delivering powerful performances with intense instrumental […]

May
19

Poetry/Opinion: JOHN W. FOUNTAIN “Portraits of Corona”

By | OpinionPoetry

“Portraits of Corona” Grim Reaper—Across these states,Doctors orders they are defyin’But it wont be longSoonthey will be cryin’Dyin’Sickness risin’Coronavirus lyin’In wait to claimIgnorance—that hisses at the lessons of history & scienceArrogance—Defiantly spittingIn the face of factAnd truthAnd irrefutable proofAbout this plague—That already has claimed hundreds of thousands of livesInfecting—Millions worldwideStaking its deadly claimLike the Grim […]

May
15

Poetry/Literature: JOHN W. FOUNTAIN

By | LiteraturePoetry

A native son of Chicago, John W. Fountain is an award-winning columnist, journalist, professor and author of the memoir, True Vine: A Young Black Man’s Journey of Faith, Hope and Clarity (Public Affairs, 2003) and Dear Dad: Reflections on Fatherhood (WestSide Press, 2011). His essay, “The God Who Embraced Me” appears in National Public Radio’s […]

Apr
30

Dance/Poetry: ERIKA JARVIS

By | DancePoetry

Choreographer, producer, impersonator, and author, ERIKA JARVIS studied dance under the direction of Deidre M. Dawson, Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance Company and The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Merchandising from International Academy of Design and Technology.   As Artistic Director of Creative Soul Entertainment and […]

Apr
13

Business: UNLEASH YOUR INHIBITIONS

By | Arts & CultureDanceFashionMusicPoetry

A multidisciplinary production for grown folks. We entertain and heighten your senses with dance, poetry, fashion and music. Artistic Director: Erika Jarvis(email) creativesoul_ent@yahoo.com(Blog) https://www.blogtalkradio.com/unleashyourinhibitions?fbclid=IwAR1RYkwl29nyu6Lpah66oR4ZaFJH3EV-1HerB2Jwo9hXTtop_ak0hhefz6U

Mar
25

Poet: De’Andre “BLAQ ICE” Hawthorne

By | Arts & CulturePoetry

Blaq Ice is an American poet, international spoken word artist, entertainer, lecturer, promoter, producer, host, published author, mentor and activist. The contributions of this amazing artist to American spoken word poetry, is truly monumental. Not only has he left an imprint in arts and entertainment, but he has also left his footprint in communities all […]