Red Emma’s

Red Emma’s is the worker cooperative behind the restaurant, bookstore, and community events space at 1225 Cathedral Street, dedicated to putting principles of solidarity and sustainability into practice in a democratic workplace. They host a variety of talks, panels, readings, workshops, and screenings, almost all are entirely free to attend.

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AvantGarden

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Write About Now

AvantGarden draws patrons both from surrounding Montrose and Museum District neighborhoods in Houston and from afar with its plethora of nightly events. They host Write About Now’s weekly poetry slam and open mic series every Wednesday night from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM.

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AvantGarden courtyard patio with poet reading.

Trinosophes

Trinosophes is an independent arts venue and café, located in the historic Eastern Market district of Detroit. The vegan-friendly café features locally sourced fare and the art space hosts live music, art exhibits, and poetry readings.

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Trinosophes inside

Bowery Poetry

Bowery Poetry is home to poets, writers, and artists of diverse talents and skill sets. The venue is run by Bowery Arts + Science, a nonprofit organization that encourages cooperation and advancement among artists and cultural workers, aims to develop and produce works by emerging poets and performers, and promote the exploration, improvement, and advancement of the arts as a changemaking force in society.

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Terraza 7

Terraza 7 is a live music venue and community center; the perfect hub for local art, political expressions and your favorite coffee or mixed drink. Located in the heart of Queens, New York, between Elmhurst and Jackson Heights, two locations containing the most diverse population of immigrants on the planet, is committed to a progressive model of business that grows within its community base on local values. Every night on our amazing hanging stage and 2nd floor anfiteatro , there is something for the curious-minded; either live music, a literary event, film screening or a workshop.

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KGB Bar

In the 1940s, the space currently occupied by KGB Bar was a Ukranian socialist club. KGB opened in 1993 as a Soviet-era themed bar, and it remains a well-known literary venue. The bar hosts fiction and poetry readings most nights of the week, and admission is free.

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is one of downtown New York’s most vital cultural institutions, presenting an eclectic mix of events -- from readings and concerts to comedy nights and storytelling competitions – featuring many of today’s most exciting artists. The bookstore is staffed almost entirely by volunteers and 100 percent of its profits go to Housing Works, Inc., which provides housing, healthcare, job training, and advocacy for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.

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Franklin Park

Join us on the second Monday of each month for readings from emerging and established fiction writers, memoirists, poets, and storytellers. We showcase local talent and host authors from around the world.

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