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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

Detroit Lit Walk

09/21/2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00am
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

The Detroit Writers' Guild Presents
THE 8th Annual Midtown Detroit Literary Walk
Hosted by Detroit Poet M.L. Liebler

Free Admission & Free Parking at Hannan

NOON at Hannan Café
Alexander Payne Morgan | Esperanza Cintron | Writer L. Bush

1PM at Hannan Café
Ann Holdreith | Olga Klekner | Dorene O'Brien

2PM at N'Namdi Art Gallery
Jamaal May | Jim Daniels | Mark James Andrews

Made possible by Detroit Writers Guild, Poets & Writers, Knight Foundation, Hannan Center, and N'Namdi Center For Contemporary Art

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Hannan House
315 East Warren 315 East Warren
Detroit, MI 48201

Esoterotica's F*ck Outside the Heteronormative, All Queerotica

08/28/2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

On Wednesday, August 28th Your Favorite Local Provocateurs are getting ready for Decadence/Dykeadence by not only showing the sexy, but also getting perfectly queer at a Night of All Outside the Herteronormative Queerotica...In a Variety of Forms, for Your Variety of Pleasures. Please visit the Esoterotica facebook page for updates.

 

Do You Have a Sexy Story to Share? We Love New Voices and would love to hear yours! Email Us to Submit your Original Erotica or to Get More Information at info@esoterotica.com.

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The AllWays Lounge & Cabaret
2240 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117

Letters READ: Lafcadio Hearn, Revisited

08/25/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Performance

Letters Read, Antenna Gallery and Crescent City Books are excited to re-present a very special selection of letters by Lafcadio Hearn. The evening will be emceed by Christopher Kamenstein and feature readings by Mack C. Guillory III and Grace Kennedy.

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Crescent City Books
124 Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

Contact Information

Nancy Sharon Collins
5045244997

Literature on the Lawn: Stories from the Magic Forest

09/05/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

Join Karen Rae Kraut for two stories of life changing encounters In the deep, dark woods. Carl Jung called the forest a metaphor for the unconscious, where we confront and triumph over our fears and weaknesses. 

In “The Magic Forest,” from Croatia, a mother must rescue her beloved son, and in “The Old Man Who Lost His Wen,” from Japan, a man has the chance to transform and make a fresh joyful start. 

Music and audience participation abound! This event starts at 7pm on September 5th at the Riverside Public Library, located at 3581 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501.

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Riverside Public Library
3581 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Desert Fox by the Sea Book Celebration & Projection Music Show

09/22/2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading/Performance

Words! Images! Music! Come celebrate the new Hoot 'n' Waddle book Desert Fox By The Sea with the author Christine Sloan Stoddard and special guest readers curated by Quail Bell Magazine! Projected images and music will accompany the reading. Guest readers include Jeanne Joe Perrone, Mari Pack, Ghia Vitale, Benjamin E. Nardolilli, and Clairette Durand-Gasselin. Featuring music by Deniz Zeynep, Virginia Jaguar, and others.

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Quimby's Bookstore
536 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Contact Information

Christine Sloan Stoddard
(347) 889-5569

The 15th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival

08/25/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC), Greenlight Bookstore & Akashic Books present the 15th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival. This year we'll gather at Roulette (509 Atlantic Ave) to celebrate a summer of storytelling. We're thrilled to present our featured readers, Tina Chang, Shira Erlichman, Ladan Osman, & Nicole Sealey. All in attendance will be dazzled by a performance from the young dancers of Brooklyn Ballet.

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Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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