Poetry News August 8, 2011
Here is your Poetry News for the week of August 8, 2011.
Poetry events are hot, hot, hot, wherever you go in the Pioneer Valley and beyond! Scroll all the way down for more poetry in CT, Boston and other areas.
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THIS WEEK in Western MA and Vicinity:
Wed. Aug. 10 - Prose Open Mic, Forbes Library, Northampton, 6:30pm
Aug. 8-13 - National Poetry Slam is coming to Cambridge, MA!! Volunteers needed, see below.
This is just a sampling. There are many other poetry events in Western MA, Boston, CT and beyond this week - Please scroll down!
HOLYOKE/SPRINGFIELD/WESTFIELD AREA POETRY
SPRINGFIELD LIBRARY - WORKSHOPS & READINGS
Please save the following dates! Thanks to Jean Canosa Albano, Manager of Public Services at the Springfield Library, Maria Arroyo just learned that she will receive a Massachusetts Cultural Council honorarium through the City of Springfield for the series of Saturday poetry workshops she will be facilitating at the Library.
And on an unrelated note, please bookmark her new website: marialuisaarroyo.weebly.com
Poetry Writing Workshop
Saturday August 6, 2011 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Come join a community of poets to read, listen, share, and comment on poems written by other artists. All levels (beginners to advanced) are welcomed in this adult workshop. The session is facilitated by María Luisa Arroyo, author of "Gathering Words: Recogiendo Palabras". María is a poet, educator, and teaching artist.
POETRY IN THE VALLEY AND BEYOND
Flying Object in Hadley has all sorts of poetry readings and workshops going on. Please go to their website at http://www.flying-object.org for more information.
Poetry Open Mic - Monday August 8
Prose Open Mic - Wednesday August 10
Sign up to read from 6:30 - 7 pm. Reading starts at 7 pm. First-come first served. 5-10 minutes depending on number of participants. Facilitated by Susan Tyler. Refreshments will be served. Everyone welcome.
A poetry performance by VFI/Out (Voices from Inside)
Saturday August 20, 2011 7 pm
Frances Crowe Community Room
Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic St, Northampton, MA
Formerly incarcerated women who participated in jail-based writing groups provided by Voices from Inside, will perform their poetry for the public on Saturday, August 20 at 7pm in the Frances Crowe Community Room in Northampton. Tickets are $10. Language and themes are not suitable for children.
Forbes Library Weekly Poetry Discussion Group
The discussion group will resume on Mondays during the academic year, The Forbes Poetry Discussion Group meets for a close reading of contemporary poetry, often of poets coming to the Smith College Poetry Center just prior to their reading. Upcoming poets likely to be included are W.S. Merwin, Anne Carson, Edwin Hirsch, Michael Klein, Donald Morrill, Maxin Kumin, selections from Galway Kinnell's Book of Nightmares, and poems by Mary Ruefle. Any cancellations will be made via postings at the library. Free and open to all.
The Woven Word Creative Writing Workshops For Young Writers
After School Workshops in Hadley
To Begin Week of September 12
Tuesdays (Girls Only), Wednesdays & Thursdays (Boys & Girls)
Grades 5-9 3:30-5:30 PM $17/Week Paid In Sessions
Home School Workshops in Hadley
Wednesday 10:30-12:30 Ages 8-teens
(Other Home School Times Possible by Arrangement)
There are usually two writing sessions per workshop followed by reading and positive comments. We focus on fun and creativity, not on grammar and spelling. We teach writing and literary techniques through example and positive feedback. We work to support each writer's style and voice.
Green Street Café, Northampton, Massachusetts
Green Street readings now take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. 7:30 pm
Green St. Series is finished for the summer. Fall schedule will be posted soon.
If you are interested in reading at Green Street, send a note with bio and sample poems to
Maria Williams-Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org
FLORENCE POETS SOCIETY
The next business/sharing meeting is Thursday, August 11, 2011 6:30pm
ALL POETS OF ALL TYPES AND AGES are welcome, bring one of your original works to share,
(12 to 15 copies will usually be enough for all to share) The meeting is held at Lilly Library community room and begins at 6:30 PM. Poetry presentation and discussion begins at 7PM
Martina Robinson and friends meet every 3rd Thursday at Lilly Library community Room at 6:30 PM. This group is currently open to join.
PLEASE CONSIDER JOINING AS A MEMBER OF FLORENCE POETS SOCIETY.
THE FEE IS $20.00 FOR THE YEAR FROM SEPTEMBER TO AUGUST. Your membership supports our Fall festival, SILKWORM our annual journal, (these first two items also are supported in part by the Northampton Arts Council via a grant) our website http://www.florencepoetssociety.net/,, our po box, the annual contest, the JAN SLAM, our spring art gallery reading. and our summer reading at William Cullen Bryant homestead.
For more information: Email us at FPOETS@localnet.com or check out our new web page at http://www.florencepoetssociety.net
NEW DAY AND TIME: Listen to "Twilite's Poetry Pub"
Enjoy the "Pub" with Carl and Tom every Tuesday night, 8pm on Valley Free Radio, WXOJ 103.3 fm, Northampton and now with improved streaming at http://www.valleyfreeradio.org/ !!!
Poetry to the people! WXOJ-FM LP 103.3 and streaming at http://www.valleyfreeradio.org/. Bringing to you a variety of interesting poetry and music!
All events are free and open to the public except as noted For more information, Call Tom at (413) 584-5914 or email at: email@example.com or: FPOETS@localnet.com or visit: http://www.florencepoetssociety.org/
POETRY A LA CARTE RADIO SHOW
on WMUA-Amherst 91.1 FM
Mondays from 6:00 to 6:30pm
WMUA is ably run by students, and the Programmer, who has the unenviable job of arranging a continuous, live, on-air series of shows, 24 hours a day, is hard-pressed to get coverage when the UMass students are on vacation. (DJs are usually about half students and half community members). Hence the change in schedule.
Streamed live at http://www.wmua.org/.
The program, hosted by Daisy Mathias, includes reading aloud from past and contemporary poets, and occasionally features live interview and poetry-reading with a local poet.
Poetry at the Leverett Library
6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, Poetry reading at the Leverett Library. 75 Montague Rd. Leverett, MA. Area poets are invited to read. For more information contact Petriana at 413. 549.9336 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
GREENFIELD, SHELBURNE FALLS AND NORTH
Open Mic 4th Thursdays in Northfield
All ages are welcome to share poetry and hear local poets at a monthly open mic.
at Northfield Coffee and Books, 105 Main St., Northfield, MA., 8pm
The series will take place on the third Thursday of every month, and is sponsored by Bernardston poet and track & field coach Jim Bell. Arrive a little early to sign up.
Greenfield Spoken Word
August 16th, Always the Third Tuesday
Featured Poets: Sarah Browning & Amy Dryansky
9 Mill St, Greenfield, MA
Doors open at 7:00
Open Mic starts at 7:30
Open Mic will be 10 - five-minute slots
Donation - Sliding Scale $1 - $5
The Watershed Poets Series
at The Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls explores the natural world along the Connecticut River as seen through the eyes of local poets. We will explore field guides, poetry, and possibly the Discovery Center grounds to wake up our senses. Poems by Emily Dickinson, Poet’s Seat poet, Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, Wallace Stevens, and many more!
Sunday, August 7, 2-3:30 p.m. WATERSHED POETS AND WATERSHED WILDFLOWERS
Sunday, August 14, 2-3:30 p.m. WATERSHED POETS AND WATERSHED BIRDS
Sunday, September 11, 2-3:30 p.m. WATERSHED POETS AND WATERSHED TREES
Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
ARMS LIBRARY READING
Third Friday Prose and Poetry Readings. 7 p.m. at The Arms Library, Corner of Main and Bridge Streets, Shelburne Falls, Mass. 413-625-0306.
Held in the upstairs Reading Room, readers should arrive a couple of minutes early to sign up for a reading slot, and then have five minutes to share their work. The building is accessible by entering at lower level and taking the elevator upstairs.
Collected Poets Series
$2– $5 suggested donation. Mocha Maya's Coffee House, 47 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370, 413-625-6292. Wheelchair accessible. See www.collectedpoets.com or www.mochamayas.com for more information. 7pm
2011 upcoming in the Series:
No CPS Readings in August or September
OCTOBER 6- Joan Houlihan & Timothy Liu
NOVEMBER 3 - Patricia Lee Lewis & Special Guest
DECEMBER 1 - Peter Covino & Daniel Hall
The Collected Poets Series highlights the work of established and emerging poets. Each event showcases the remarkable local poets of Western Massachusetts and the finest regional, national, and international talent.
WORD IN THE BERKSHIRES
There will be 2--one hour poetry programs starting at 2:00 pm at the
Pittsfield Community television station on Federico Drive, Pittsfield
Mass. A Jerry's Place production.This is an ongoing reading every third Thursday.
Pittsfield's Monthly Performance Series and Open Mic
- Outspoken! hosted by Matt Mcfadden, is held the 3rd Thursday of every month.
- Micro Theater (311 North St. in Pittsfield, Greylock Bldg. upstairs among the ArtOnNo studios - Up the block from Jae's Spice - Entrance to theater is around the corner on Union St. thru Orange door, right next door to Mary's Carrot Cake.
- 8 pm ($5 suggested donation)
- Interested open mic performers can sign up for 5 minute slot by
e-mailing matt at email@example.com
- Those needing more information can e-mail the same address
Power of Words, Open Mic
Third Tuesdays 7pm to 8:30 pm Hosted by Garfield Reed.
This is an open opportunity to share poetry, readings, music and other spoken word.
Free and open to the public at Berkshire South Regional Community Center , Crissey Rd.,Great Barrington, MA Every third Tuesday of the month. Please call Garfield at 528 4127 for more information.
In Words, Out Words in Housatonic
In Housatonic, MA there is an open mic for poets and performers of all styles and ages.
1st Tuesday of each month at the Deb Koffman Gallery 137 Front Street, Housatonic, MA 01236. “In Words, Out Words.” is hosted by John Meeks and there is usually a $7 suggested donation for heat and electricity. There are snacks there provided by whoever wants to bring them. The open mic begins at 7 and the featured performer goes on for about 20 minutes. It usually lasts until between 9 and 9:30.
Zeitgeist Gallery Pittsfield
Monday Poetry Nights 6 to10pm 648 North Street in Pittsfield call Alan Nidle, the Director at (857) 991-8448 for details
WORD IN WORCESTER
A Worcester Celebration of Poets
A day-long poetry event at Worcester's historic Hanover Theater!
Saturday, August 13, 12 noon to 6:00pm - Open Mics, Music, Book & CD Sales
- In the Hanover Lobby
followed by 7:30pm - Poetry Readings in Celebration of the Elizabeth Bishop Centenary.
United States Poet Laureate 2007 to 2008
United States Poet Laureate 1997 to 2000
Complete details posted in a few days on the WCPA site: http://wcpa.homestead.com/.
This event is FREE & Open to the Public!
Every Thursday night at 7pm, with an open mic preceding the feature. It is free and all ages, and will be held at The Strange Attractor, 97D Webster St, Worcester MA. Hosted by "Cowboy" Matt Hopewell, who also does the booking and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (508) 479 8311.
The d'Alzon Arts Series: Poetry Reading
takes place at Assumption College (500 Salisbury Street, Worcester) in the Emmanuel d'Alzon Library on the third Friday of each month during the academic year. The format is an open mic for the first half-hour or so, a short break with refreshments and then 2 featured poets.. The reading starts at 7:00 p.m. and typically runs for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Readings run throughout the school year.
THE POETS ASYLUM
Sunday, August 7:
Join the Poets' Asylum this week for the Send-off Feature of the 2011 Worcester Slam Team. They've been refining, practicing and tweaking their poetry and performance since they won the chance to represent Worcester back in April. Come down and hear their voices once again as Brandi MacDonald, Bill MacMillan, Bobby Gibbs, Alex Charalambides and Liz Heath take to the stage once again before heading to the 2011 National Poetry Slam.
Come down to the Front Room at WCUW (910 Main Street, Worcester). Remember, the reading now starts at 7:00 p.m. ; doors open at 6:30 p.m. No cover; donations accepted to support the feature. Don't skip this one, we think you'll regret it!
The Dirty Gerund
The Dirty Gerund Poetry Show will be held every Monday night starting at 8:30 p.m. The reading is being held at Ralph's Chadwick Square Diner (148 Grove Street, Worcester) and is hosted by Rushelle Frazier. There will be an open mic every week with a mix of poetry slams and featured poets. No cover; donations accepted. 21+ Please join us at our new home,
is alive and well at our new home at The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, Connecticut. We are continuing with our scheduled day: the third Sunday of the month, and same hours: 4:30 to 6 p.m. It's a different location, but one with
heat, light and plenty of room - plus munchies and tea/coffee are available for purchase. Donations requested to support The Buttonwood Tree. I invite you to attend, try out our new place. It happens on the third Sunday of each month at The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown from 4:30 to 6 p.m
Wintonbury Branch Poetry Series & Open Mike/ Spring 2011
Celebrating 15 years! "my time" "my place " "my creativity"
Third Thursdays-- 7:00 PM
A warm, supportive place to meet fellow poets and share your poems! Refreshments and an open mike follows each featured poet.
Wintonbury Branch Library, 1015 Blue Hills Ave, Bloomfield, CT
860 242-0041 www.prosserlibrary.info "Wintonbury Branch"
INESCAPABLE RHYTHMS POETRY SERIES
Real Art Ways, 7pm
56 Arbor St., Hartford
Ongoing: monthly, second Wednesday
Series format: a featured poet gives a half hour reading (7:00pm) followed by an open mike (7:30pm), in which members of the audience are invited to share their work. The series takes its title from the Wallace Stevens poem, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." Stevens, a major American Modernist poet, was a Hartford resident. More info: Contact Andrea Henchey at email@example.com .
is a monthly gathering of local (and not so local) writers who come together to share their work and listen to others. Original work preferred but not required. Please bring a small donation or dish to share and an open spirit to our beautiful space.
3rd Sunday of every month 5- 7pm.
Yoga Center of Collinsville (860) 693-9642, 10 Front St, Ste 102, Collinsville, CT 06019
Wednesday Night Poetry Series
Wed. Aug. 10 - Andrea Barton & Martina Crouch
Martina Crouch is one of quadruplets born to Nigerian-American parents. She was invited to read at the 2009 Sunken Garden Festival for Fresh Voices when she was a Danbury High School senior. At that time, her work had been published in her school’s literary magazine and she attended the New England Young Writers’ Conference in Vermont. Martina is now a student at Yale, class of 2014.
Andrea Barton is a mother, a daughter, a poet, and English teacher, and an editor, in that order. Her work has been published in Labletter, The Cleave Webzine, The Lewis and Clark Literary Review, and most recently was included in Ray Bechard’s latest book: The Berlin Turnpike: The True Story of Human Trafficking in America. In the fall of 2010, her chapbook, Leaves Pasted Akimbo was released, and she is pleased to know that it is being used as text in an English classroom in Windsor, CT. Andrea runs a monthly, first Monday series called GotPoetry Live II in Willimantic where she hosts features from all over the east coast, and an open mic. She lives inGlastonbury with her 7 year old daughter, some cats and a whole bunch of woods.
The Wednesday Night Poetry Series (WNPS or Wedpoetry) meets at “The Garage,” at 53 Church Hill Road, Newtown. See our venue page for directions. For 16 Years and counting: poets, spoken-word artists, monologists and storytellers, acoustic performances by songwriters and musicians are welcome! Read your own work or works by your favorite writers. OPEN MYK SIGN-UP starts at 7:30 PM / OPEN MYK – 7:45 PM /FEATURED READING – 8:45 PM We are a warm, friendly environment for 1st-time readers!
RIVERWOOD AT THE BUTTONWOOD TREE
Last Saturday of Jan, Feb., Mar., Apr., May, June. ( NO poetry in Dec., July, Aug.)
Time: 6:30 PM
Riverwood Poetry Series presents the Saturday Night Poetry
The Buttonwood Tree, 605 Main St., Middletown, CT
$5 suggested donation or $3 with a non-perishable food item for the benefit of St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry. Open mike follows feature.
More info: www.riverwoodpoetry.org
The Buttonwood Tree, 605 Main Street, Middletown, $3.00 - $5.00 suggested donation
Ongoing: every Monday
This open mike, hosted by J-Cherry, is a warm group that encourages personal development--come play with us! You'll find Phill is available to drum along if you like. We have a piano and congas or BYO instrument, poem, dance, or whatever artistic piece of yourself you'd like to share. We're all in this together--let's have some fun and create ourselves anew! More info: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.buttonwood.org; (860) 347-4957.
Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series
at Manchester Community College, Great Path Academy, Community Commons (Use Parking Lot B), Manchester, CT 06040
Sponsored by MCC Foundation Annual Fund Campaign / Hosted by Stephen Campiglio
3rd Thursday of each month; 7-9 p.m.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For more information and directions: www.mcc.commnet.edu/faculty/spoken.php
Doors for the show open at 7:15. The open mic begins at 8:00, the feature performs at approximately 10:00, and an open poetry slam follows. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3 unless otherwise noted.
BOSTON/CAPE COD POETRY
Outermost Poetry Festival
NEW ENGLAND POETRY CLUB andSLAM AT THE CANTAB
LONGFELLOW NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Rain or Shine 4pm Sunday August 14th
Where do Poems Comes From? poetry readings
by DIANA DER-HOVANESSIAN,
author of Dancing at the Monastery
X.J. KENNEDY, author of In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus
F.D. REEVE, author of The Puzzle Master Longfellow House,
East Lawn 105 Brattle St., Cambridge
UPCOMING READINGS Longfellow Summer Reading Series,
Sundays at 4pm Longfellow House, 105 Brattle St.Cambridge
August 28: Editors of The Art of the Sonnet:
Stephen Burt and David Mikiks, and poet Forrest Gander
The FALL READING Series begins September 6 Harvard
Yenching Common Room 136, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge
For the full NEPC schedule, please see:
NEW ENGLAND POETRY CLUB Founded in 1915 by Amy Lowell,
Robert Frost, and Conrad Aiken * Free and open to the public*
* For information, please call 617-744-6034* *
NEPC website http://www.nepoetryclub.org/ *
Central Square’s world-famous Cantab Lounge presents weekly performances from local and national poets, as well as a chance to present your own work in the open mic or poetry slam. DJ Muse spins before the show and between poets. Upcoming features include:
• Wednesday, August 10
The National Poetry Slam is in town, and the Cantab will be hosting back-to-back bouts tonight! For the first time since 2000, the Cantab will open the upstairs and downstairs stages to poetry; teams from all over the country will compete in 4x4 bouts to see who will advance to semi-final competition, and, ultimately, the Finals of the National Poetry Slam. Check out all the details at nps2011.com. $5 cover, show starts promptly at 7:00 p.m., no open mic or open slam tonight!
• Wednesday, August 17
If she hadn’t already captured your heart from the open mic, then surely you were blown away by Kemi Alabi at this year’s MBTA slam. What’s that: you haven’t seen this Boston University sensation take the mic yet? Then here’s your chance to enjoy a full feature from this talented, up-and-coming performer. Speed Slam: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
• Wednesday, August 24
Poet and spoken word pioneer Regie Cabico visits us at long last. After taking top prizes in the 1993, 1994 & 1997 National Poetry Slams, this dynamic poet has spent the last decade collecting NYC and national accolades for his work in both dramatic and literary fields. Speed Slam: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
• Wednesday, August 31
Poet and performer Sam Teitel needs no introduction to most of our regulars: a competitor and/or coach at four National Poetry Slams, he graduated from Hampshire College with a thesis entitled "Poetry, Performance and Punk Rock" in 2009. He currently serves as a co-SlamMaster at the Slam Free Or Die series in Manchester, New Hampshire, and his first published volume, SURVIVE SURVIVE SURVIVE, is available from Bicycle Comics Productions. Speed Slam: 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds.
Doors for the show open at 7:15. The open mic begins at 8:00, the feature performs at approximately 10:00, and an open poetry slam follows. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3 unless otherwise noted.
Simone Beaubien, SlamMaster
The Boston Poetry Slam at The Cantab Lounge
738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Mass.
National Poetry Slam in Boston Seeks Volunteers
The 2011 National Poetry Slam is coming to New England! We're looking for talented people to help us welcome hundreds of poets from all over the world to Cambridge, MA this summer, August 8th through August 13th. See http://www.nps2011.com for more information, or email email@example.com to offer your help.
Out of the Blue on Fridays
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
Out of the Blue Art Gallery
106 Prospect Street, Cambridge
Dire Literary Series
Features after an Open Mic
Bagel Bards meets every Saturday from Nine A.M. to noon at Au Bon Pain in Davis Square. We are a poetry community with an average of twenty-five attendees out of about forty-five regular affiliates and about fifteen additional part-time affiliates. We are always on the grow. Now in our sixth year, we meet for networking, conviviality, camaraderie, and schmoozing. We are not a workshop; however, poets are welcome to read a "finished" poem for general response. Joining our get-together at least once qualifies you to submit one of your best poems to our annual anthology. Our fifth anthology, edited by Julia Carlson and Steve Glines will be available shortly. There is no cost to attend other than buying at least a cup of tea or coffee to keep the manager happy. Please join us. We shall always make room at our tables. Hope to see YOU there.
The Greater Brockton Society for Poetry and the Arts
Poetry Series at the Brockton Library
304 Main Street. Our website www.gbspa.org
Our workshops and venue are free, the seats comfortable, the refreshments delicious.
1:00 - 2:00 Prose Workshop (critique & discussion)
2:30 - 4:30 Memoir Workshop
12:00 - 2:00 Poetry Workshop
1:30 - 2:00 Sign up for Open-Mic Reading
2:15 - 3:15 Open-Mic Reading
3:30 - 4:30 Feature Poets
During Open-Mic Reading share your own poetry or read from works of your favorite poets
Upcoming Features (For information on the following poets click on our website)
Sat. Jul 16 - Sandra Kohler, Dzivinia Orlowsky
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam Sunday Night!
Cambridge Common 1667 Mass. Ave., Cambridge
Every Sunday Poetry Slam: 8:00 pm, Feature: 9:30 pm, Open Mike: 10:30 pm
The Blacksmith House Poetry Series
is held on Monday nights at 8:00 p.m.
at the Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle Street, Cambridge.
Tickets are $3.00, available 45 minutes prior to each reading.
For more information, including a list of upcoming features at the reading, call
617-547-6789 x1, or visit http://www.ccae.org/events/blacksmith.html .
Stone Soup Poetry
meets from 8-10 pm. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art
Gallery at 106 Prospect Street in Cambridge with an open mic sign-up at 7:30
p.m. A featured poet follows the open mic.
For links to the feature's work, information on future features and more, visit
the Stone Soup Web site: http://stonesouppoetry.blogspot.com
Last Thursday Open Mic at The Cultural Center of Cape Cod
307 Old Main St., S. Yarmouth, MA co-hosts Joe Gouveia and Barry Hellman:
The last Thursday of every month, 7pm. Open mic and featured poet.. Bring your own refreshments.
Arrive early to sign up for open mic. For updated info on this and other Cape activities go to:
CHECK OUT http://home.comcast.net/~bmhellman FOR MORE INFORMATION AND DETAILS ABOUT CAPE COD POETRY AND ALL OF THESE EVENTS.
Lowell Poetry Slam and Open Mic
Every FIRST Thursday at Brew'd Awakening! Only poets can compete in the slam and win the prize... but the mic is open to musical performers as well. Whether you come to perform, compete or just enjoy some coffee and great local talent, don't miss this event! 7:00pm - 9:30 pm *Sign-up between 6:30-7:00* The event is free and open to the public—so come on down for an evening of good company and some terrific regional voices!
Brew'd Awakening Coffeehaus, 61 Market Street, Lowell, MA 978-454-BREW
For more info, please email CIntern2@lowellma.gov
meets @ the Out Of The Blue Art Gallery, 106 PROSPECT ST. (the home of Stone Soup) CENTRAL SQUARE, CAMBRIDGE. SIGN-UP AT 8:00pm OPEN MIC STARTS @ 8:15pm,
FEATURE @ 9:00pm Come and perform or listen!
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam Sunday Night!
Cambridge Common 1667 Mass. Ave., Cambridge $5 Cover Every Sunday Poetry Slam: 8:00 pm,
Feature: 9:30 pm, Open Mike: 10:30 pm 617-547-0759 http://poetryjam.org/
Newton Free Library Poetry Reading Series
The series meets the second Tuesday of every month open mic after features. Starts 7PM For complete information go to http://newtonfreelibrarypoetryseries.blogspot.com/ Director: Doug Holder http://authorsden.com/douglasholder
Cambridge Community Television
Tuesdays at 11:00 PM Saturdays at 10:30PM Catch the latest from the Boston Poetry Slam I
LETRA Poetry Nights
in LAWRENCE MASS Every TUESDAY at Julio's 99 Club 99 Essex Street Lawrence, MA
Doors open at 7pm open mic starts at 8pm Admission $3.00 For more information or for directions please call
Michelle Richardson at 978-423-7045
Brattleboro Literary Festival is Coming! October 14-16, 2011.
For information on workshops and the festival go to their website at: http://brattleboroliteraryfestival.org/
Poetry readings at the Putney Library
55 Main Street, Putney VT (802) 387-4407
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