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Lambda Litfest: Queer Poetry Night

09/27/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Performance

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 27th 2019—As a part of our free monthly queer poetry reading series, our September 27th event will be held at the Roybal Foundation (5152 E Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90022) and will feature LA based queer poets: Mary Carrasco, Hadrian Shawn Miguel, Lauren Feller, Albus Wang, Andera Celestial, Lorilyn Luong, Audrey Kuo, Yessica Avila       librecht baker, & Jesus Daniel Cruz. The event begins at 7pm and we will also be releasing our first book: Queeronthology: Homespun Poems Of Interwoven Migrations.

 

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Roybal Foundation
5152 E Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022

David Shields: Marshawn Lynch, A History

10/11/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Talk/Performance

Award-winning author and essayist David Shields screens and discusses his latest project, MARSHAWN LYNCH: A HISTORY, a documentary film about retired NFL superstar Marshawn Lynch. Shields is joined by Gerald Graff, Emeritus Professor of English and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The screening will be followed by a discussion and brief Q&A period, time permitting.

About the film:

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American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

An Evening with Buddy Wakefield

09/08/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

Come out and enjoy 3-time world champion performance poet Buddy Wakefield’s only NYC tour stop this year.

The first author released on Write Bloody Publishing and the most toured spoken word artist in history, Wakefield delivers raw rounded, disarming performances of humor and heart.

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Secret Loft
137 W 14th Street Buzzer Secret Loft, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011

Poetry & Drama: Murder in the Cathedral

09/11/2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Performance

        

See T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral in a newly-staged reading by Curious Theatre Branch, featuring Richard Beau O’Reilly, Jenny Magnus, Troy Martin, and Julie Williams. Murder in the Cathedral, a drama in verse first performed in 1935, portrays the 1170 assassination if Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral during the reign of Henry II.

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Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Poetry & Drama: Murder in the Cathedral

09/10/2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Performance

See T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral in a newly-staged reading by Curious Theatre Branch, featuring Richard Beau O’Reilly, Jenny Magnus, Troy Martin, and Julie Williams. Murder in the Cathedral, a drama in verse first performed in 1935, portrays the 1170 assassination if Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral during the reign of Henry II.

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Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Collaborative Works Festival: The Nation

09/07/2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Performance

Join us for the eighth iteration of Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago’s annual vocal chamber music festival. This year’s festival celebrates the many living composers writing art songs today. This concert will explore the art songs of American composers, including Jake Heggie, Nico Muhly, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Caroline Shaw. One centerpiece of the concert features a performance of Ned Rorem’s cycle composed of poems from Ariel, by Sylvia Plath.

Cosponsored with the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago

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Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Poetry Open Mic

09/24/2019 - 6:30pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

Poets and poetry lovers are invited to join us for a Poetry Open Mic. Come and read your own poetry, or read from one of your favorite published works. We’ll have a sign-up sheet with 5 minute time slots available at 6:30 pm. Reserve your spot to read, or just come and enjoy an evening of diverse poetry!

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Tattered Cover Colfax
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

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