Poetry at the Rainbow Cafe welcomes Laws, Roberts

Poetry at the Rainbow Cafe presents the works of Joann C. Roberts and Shannon P. Laws on Monday, Dec. 7. on Monday, Dec. 7. A native of the Universe, Joann Cathleen Roberts, known as simply “Jo” or by her recent stage alias “Paradigm,” grew up in the Chicago area. A poet/MC, musician, and producer, Roberts discovered a love for playing instruments, such as drums, bass and guitar at the age of 10, and by 13 was writing her own poetry and songs.