With the launch of this website, the MCA has created a platform for archiving and publishing images and stories from our 50-year history. Though many pages currently lack descriptions or illustrations, we’re committed to a program of ongoing research that will fill in the blanks over time. If you have information about past MCA Stage events, we’d be delighted to hear from you.


Two Midwest Poets: John Knoepfle & Lucien Stryk - Knoepfle-author of Rivers Into Islands, The Intricate Land, Thinking Of Offerings, and A Boy Of Sandalwood. Stryk-author of Selected Poems and the Penguin Book of Zen Poetry.