This event taxonomy is a Poets & Writers for a performance.
Browse for the books you love to read at The Book Cellar, an independent bookstore in Chicago's Lincoln Square which features books by first-time authors, local authors, and more. They also offer wine by the glass, cozy couches, and delicious café fare. The Book Cellar welcomes book clubs and discussion groups.
Avenue 50 Studio is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts presentation organization grounded in Latina/o culture, visual arts, and the Northeast Los Angeles Community, that seeks to bridge cultures through artistic expression, using content-driven art to educate and to stimulate intercultural understanding. They host two monthly readings, one offsite semi-monthly reading, and various workshops, talks, lectures, panel discussions, poetry series, and book launches.
For close to twenty-five years, R. J. Julia has hosted high-caliber author events and currently host more than three hundred events each year. The shop supports local and independent authors and takes pride in their success.
Grinders Caffe hosts local talent every Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM for open mic night featuring music, comedy, and poetry.
City Lights Bookstore is in Sylva, North Carolina, a small Main Street town tucked in the heart of the southern Appalachian Mountains. The shop hosts author events including book signings, readings, and talks.
Joe's Place hosts a variety of literary happenings, including meet the author events, presentation and book signings, readings, book talks, and children's book events.
Marin Poetry Center was founded in 1981 by a dedicated group of Northern California poets as a nonprofit organization designed to nurture an environment for the enjoyment of poetry and the spoken word. Based at San Rafael's Falkirk Cultural Center, new poets, established writers, as well as anyone interested in the art of the spoken word are welcome. MPC also sponsors the annual Marin High School Poetry Contest, assigning poets to high school classrooms to encourage young poets. Another popular program is the annual Summer Traveling Show.
Each year more than 300 events are hosted including regional, national, and international superstars in the literary world. Authors include Sherman Alexie, Garrison Keillor, Ralph Nadar, Meg Tilly, Jonathan Safran Foer, David Suzuki, Terry Tempest Williams, Rick Steves, Ivan Doig and hundreds more. Many events have been fundraisers for local organizations such as the Whatcom Literacy Council, Northwest Indian College, Bellingham Boys & Girls Club and others.
Whistlestop Bookshop hosts signings, readings, concerts, parties, and similar opportunities. For regularly occurring events like downtown promotions, festivals, and my Fall Series of local history, check the What Goes Around, Comes Around page.