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Cleveland Drafts 2019

10/12/2019 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Panel/Performance

The 2nd Annual Cleveland Drafts Literary Festival is here! This unique literary crawl features local writers working in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and playwriting at every stage of their careers. Join us as we invade the Larchmere neighborhood for an afternoon celebration of words, writers, and community!

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Loganberry Books
13015 Larchmere Blvd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44120

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Cleveland Drafts

Dissident Arts Festival 2019

10/05/2019 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

The Dissident Arts Festival, founded 2006, is the annual gathering of revolutionary creativity, showcasing free jazz, protest poetry, renegade rock, topical song, and visual art from beneath the underground. This year’s Festival is dedicated to women’s empowerment; our theme is #SilentNoMore.   All proceeds will benefit the Dwelling Place of NY, a transitional residence for homeless women. Among the spoken word artists will be Puma Perl, Zigi Lowenberg, Larry Roland, Rose Tang and John Pietaro. 

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17 Frost Theater & Gallery
17 Frost Street
Brooklyn , NY 11211

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John Pietaro
646-599-0060

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House: Charles Dickens in New York, 1867

11/29/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Fiction
Performance

​It's December 1867, Charles Dickens arrives in New York City for a month of sold-out performances of his beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. Join Mr. Dickens, portrayed by John Kevin Jones, in the elegant and intimate parlor of the Landmark 1832 Merchant's House Museum and be transported back 150 years in this captivating and critically acclaimed one hour performance created from Dickens' own script. 

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Merchant's House Museum
29 E 4th Street
New York, NY 10003

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Merchant's House Museum
6468726643

Killing an Evening with Edgar Allan Poe: Murder at the Merchant's House

09/24/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Fiction
Performance

In 1845 Edgar Allan Poe lived on Amity Street (now W. 3rd Street) just blocks from the Merchant's House. That year his publication of "The Raven" had brought him instant fame and invitations to the city's most fashionable literary salons. Join John Kevin Jones (A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House) as the great American master of horror for a haunting performance of Poe's thrilling tales, "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Raven." The Merchant's House parlor will be set for a funeral, complete with coffin and draped mirrors.

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Merchant's House Museum
29 E 4th Street
New York, NY 10003

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Merchant's House Museum
6468726643

Words & Music: A Literary Festival in New Orleans

11/21/2019 - 10:00am to 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Panel/Talk/Performance

Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans is thrilled to present four days of celebrating the arts in New Orleans, November 21-24 at the Ace Hotel.

This year's theme, "Mapping Change," allows us to explore how the arts can serve as vehicles for social justice. Through presentations on literature, music, film, and history, we will examine past and present changes in our city.

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Ace Hotel
600 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Small Press Book Festival

09/21/2019 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop/Talk/Performance

Beyond Baroque, the Culver City Arts Foundation and Vagabond are happy to announce the creation of the Small Press Book Festival to take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at The Wende Museum of the Cold War in Culver City.

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The Wende Museum of the Cold War
10808 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230

2019 Brooklyn Book Festival Day and Literary Market

09/22/2019 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Workshop/Panel/Talk/Performance

Join us on Sunday, September 22 from 10am – 6pm as nearly 300 national and international authors take to the stage at the annual Brooklyn Book Festival. Plus, BKBF Children’s Day on Saturday, September 21 celebrates childhood reading with workshops, and the beloved Picture Book Tent and Young Reader’s Stage. You can also enjoy our Bookend events hosted at venues citywide from September 16-23.

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Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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