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Rhyme & Wine with Regine T. Rousseau + The Lab3l
Uncommon Ground - Lakeview
Chicago, IL
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Rhyme & Wine with Regine T. Rousseau + The Lab3l
Join this curated dinner show with a rare wine pairing by Regine T Rousseau and DJ set by The Lab3l in the Uncommon Ground Listening Room!

$40 tickets include a seat to the performance, An Autographed copy of Searching for Cloves and Lilies: The Wine Edition, and Wine Tasting of 4 wines from the Navarra, Spain region.

$25 includes the same, but no signed copy of the book.

Uncommon Ground is the first 4-star restaurant with a certified organic rooftop farm in the U.S. and one of the most intimate Listening Rooms in Chicago.

Seating and Dinner Service begins 6:30
Show begins 7pm
Tickets do not include dinner

Ticket sales close at 3pm day of show
Tickets sold at the door are:
$50 w/ autographed book
$30 w/o autographed book

Inspired by the rhythmic nuances of music and the structural complexities of wine, Regine uses her artistry with words to anchor the raw emotions depicted in Searching for Cloves and Lilies. A specially curated experience both unique and immersive, her poems act as a canvas for the paired wine and song selections which mimic the soulful complexity of the poetry itself. Each pairing collectively captures the variety of feelings amid all the triumphs, confessional vulnerabilities and hope channeled through her poetic subjects.

Rousseau's work mixes short, sharp portraits of her friends and family with musings about her own experiences with love and loss. Providing an intimate glimpse into her life, Rousseau examines failed relationships and wonders at bad luck with romance. She writes odes to the men who abandoned her and those who stayed. She tells of deep loss and trauma but also the beauties of family, friendship and faith.

While the poems in this collection are striking on their own, The Wine Edition pairs each poem with a suggested wine to heighten your reading. Rousseau uses her experience as a sommelier to create experiences that flood the senses with a combination of words that are truly unforgettable.

This unique collection lays out which wine to pair with heartache and which best represents the state of modern relationships.


Uncommon Ground - Lakeview (View)
3800 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60613
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: uncommon ground
On BPT Since: Dec 08, 2015
Uncommon Ground
(773) 929-3680

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