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Avenue 50 Studio

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.

Laguna Woods Village

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Thea Iberall

The Spoken Word Club of Laguna Woods is a place for writers, poets, playwrights, monologuists, and storytellers to read their work and develop new material. In our monthly meetings, members have an opportunity to read and hear others. There is a featured reader every month. Guests are welcomed to listen or read ($2 charge for guests per meeting). Light refreshments at the Redwoods Room in the Community Center on El Toro on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1pm-3pm.

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Open Mic at the MOAD

01/16/2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Jeanne Powell is a poet and essayist, with four books in print from Taurean Horn Press and Regent Press: MY OWN SILENCE, WORD DANCING, TWO SEASONS, and CAROUSEL.  She holds degrees from WSU and USF.  She is the founder of Meridien PressWorks™, which has published 20 other writers.  For ten years she hosted “Celebration of the Word,” a weekly open mic in San Francisco.  Jeanne taught in the College Summit, OLLI and Upward Bound programs on college campuses.  She is an online cultural critic, reviewing films, plays and concerts for  Jeanne currently facilita

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Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD)
685 Mission Street at Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Dr. Jeanne Powell

First Sundays at RAM

02/02/2020 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

In a fresh new approach to Inlandia’s First Sundays programming at Riverside Art Museum, Master puppeteer Nicole Cloeren joins our beloved storyteller Karen Rae Kraut for a powerful mix of interactive storytelling and puppetry. Karen's stories and Nicole's puppets will open your eyes to new ways of interpreting the world and open your hearts to a powerful form of play. Nicole transforms everyday objects into unique and delightful characters to teach audience members basic puppeteering skills through interactive participation. 


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Riverside Art Museum
3425 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

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Cati Porter
(951) 790-2458

Montez Press Radio January 2020

01/29/2020 - 10:00am to 11:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction

Five days of live radio and performance. From 1/29/2020 to 2/2/2020 at 46 Canal Street NYC and on All broadcasts are free and open to the public.


Seth Price

Tongue and Cheek with Emma McCormick-Goodhart, Tim Simonds, and Aaron Lehman

Keenan Jay in Conversation with Wendy Olsoff and Penny Pilkington 

germ lynn and Alexander Pyles: Artificial Intelligence: Bodies and Care           

Hard to Read and Mal Journal          

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Montez Press Radio
46 Canal Street #2
New York , NY 10002

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Montez Press Radio

First Date vol. 1

01/23/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Let's meet downtown for our First Date. Charlie Janelle and Michael Londres host this monthly event series of poetry, prose, and sound art. Following each performer, ask your burning questions about craft, process, and their favorite flavor gelato. Wine will be served.

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Chad Schepp / short fiction
Whitney Bard / poetry
Michelle Luong / guzheng and poetry

$5 suggested donation. Proceeds go to the featured performers.

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27 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002

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Michael Londres

Danez Smith: Homie

02/11/2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Poet DANEZ SMITH presents their new collection Homie. Rooted in the loss of one of Smith’s close friends, this book comes out of the search for joy and intimacy within a nation where both can seem scarce and getting scarcer. Smith is joined by writer and performance poet BRITTENEY ROSE BLACK KAPRI.

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American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601

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American Writers Museum

6 Year Wanniversary Poetry Pizza Party

02/26/2020 - 7:30pm

Come out and celebrate 6 years of Write About Now with us with poetry and pizza! This event is a closed list and will feature our regulars from throughout the year <3.

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411 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006

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Write About Now


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