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1 September 2014 - 30 September 2014
Sep 1 Mon
Labor Day
 
Labor Day
 
Labour Day
 
Sep 3 Wed
Open Mic
Fergie's Pub
7:00pm Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie's Pup
Another poet reads your poem, then you read it. How does it sound, does it say what you wanted it to say? Then you read someone else’s poem - Elijah B. Pringle, III host

For More Information on this, and other Moonstone Events, please visit us at www.moonstoneartscenter.org
Sep 4 Thu
Open Mic
Dowlings Palace, 1310 N. Broad St.
9:00pm Jus' Words: Open mic with featured performer
Experience some of the best talent in the area -- Spoken Word, Singing, Comedy,Live House Band. Hosted by Shyster, Queen Shakira, and Sam I Am.

Dowlings Palace has a long history of providing a stage for new performers who go on to become some of the nation's best-loved artists. We're also noted for providing a stage to many talented folks who never become famous, but
who keep the arts alive and growing for all to enjoy. Open Mic is an important part of this tradition.

Lite complimentary buffet, cash bar. Reduced admission between 9pm-9:30pm.
Cover:
$3 before 9:30pm
$5 after 9:30pm

215-236-9888
www.dowlingspalace.com/juswords.html
Sep 6 Sat
Reading
Open Mic
Other
Spoken Word

Towne Book Center Collegeville, PA
7:00pm - 9:00pm Creeping Lotus Press poetry reading
Come to Creeping Lotus Press' monthly poetry reading at Towne Book Center in Collegeville, PA at 7pm. Each month we feature an area poet and also invite the public for an open reading.

For more info: www.creepinglotus.com or www.townebc.com
Sep 7 Sun
Independence Day\n(Dia da Independência do Brasil)
 
Sep 9 Tue
Reading
PhillyCam Studios
7:00pm Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAM Studios
Mentor & Mentored # 13 - Pat McLean with Ali Padilla & Christina Atkinson

Pat McLean, a performance poet and teaching artist, facilitated workshops at Temple University’s Pan-African Studies Community Education Program, is a teaching artist with the Woodmere Art Museum and the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation. She has facilitated workshops for the Mastery and Universal Charter Schools in affiliation with the Art Sanctuary, The Department of Human Services, The United Way, as well as with other organizations. Pat is the author of three books of poetry, “A Sister Speaks of,” “Ain’t Gonna Bite My Tongue No More.” and “Healing Her Hurts,” a collection of short stories and poetry.

For More Information on this, and other Moonstone Events, please visit us at www.moonstoneartscenter.org
Sep 10 Wed
Reading
Open Mic

Fergie's Pub
7:00pm Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub
Kevin Varrone’s most recent project is box score: an autobiography, a free, interactive poetry app for iPhone and iPad. His other publications include Eephus , Passyunk Lost, the philadelphia improvements, id est, and g-point Almanac: 6.21-9.21 . He is a 2012 Pew Fellow in the Arts.

Bill Van Buskirk has published poetry in the Comstock Review, Paterson Literary Review, LIPS, and Philadelphia Poets. His book: This Wild Joy that Thrills Outside the Law won the Joie de Vivre Poetry Contest from Mad Poet’s Review.

Open Reading follows, Charles S. Carr, host
Open Mic
Reading

Liquid Charm: 1207 Race, Philadelphia, Pa
9:00pm Say Word Wednesday
For all poets and artist looking for something new this is for you.

How many of us have tuned the radio out because your simply tired of listening to the same 10 songs every hour or how many of you have heard people say they can't see themselves jamming to poetry well now that's about to change.Here @ Say Word we are going to change the game of what people jam to.

Imagine going to a club and hearing some of the tightest poets mixed by some of Philly's hottest DJ's. Imagine a place that's going to bring back the soul music we yearn to hear. Imagine a place that wants to give those of us (artist) a place to be heard. You have now been hit with the future of music and now we want you to be part of it.

Calling all artist for promotional use only @ Say Word we want to spin you, please send us a copy of your CD with a bio and be part of the new happening of not only the poetry seen but the music industry as well. Contact Crasher's Inc. via Brotha Train for more info.

It's time for a change people and the only way it's going to happen is if we "Say Word"

Free Admission, Snacks and Drink Specials ALL NIGHT! Come treat yourself, and feed your mind. For those of you who have been to a Crasher's Inc. event already know how we do it, share this with a friend. Don't come alone.

openmikes.org/listings/liquidcharm
www.myspace.com/crashersinc
Sep 11 Thu
Open Mic
Dowlings Palace, 1310 N. Broad St.
9:00pm Jus' Words: Open mic with featured performer
Experience some of the best talent in the area -- Spoken Word, Singing, Comedy,Live House Band. Hosted by Shyster, Queen Shakira, and Sam I Am.

Dowlings Palace has a long history of providing a stage for new performers who go on to become some of the nation's best-loved artists. We're also noted for providing a stage to many talented folks who never become famous, but
who keep the arts alive and growing for all to enjoy. Open Mic is an important part of this tradition.

Lite complimentary buffet, cash bar. Reduced admission between 9pm-9:30pm.
Cover:
$3 before 9:30pm
$5 after 9:30pm

215-236-9888
www.dowlingspalace.com/juswords.html
Sep 12 Fri
Reading
October Gallery
7:30pm Panoramic Poetry
701 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

Celebrating our 14th Year of Excellence Every 2nd and 3rd Friday

Please sign up to be a FEATURED READER by emailing
panoramicpoetry@octobergallery.com.

Friday, January 12th and/or 19th, 2006 @ 7:30 p.m.

FREE for Performing Poets

For audience: $7 at the door, OR $5 with RSVP to
panoramicpoetry@octobergallery.com or
215.629.3939 ext. 13

For directions:

Report to 701 Market Street (between 7th & 8th on Market). Inside the building on the same floor as Ross, there is a Citizen's Bank ATM. Next to the ATM are glass doors. Report behind these doors to the table and you will gain access to
the elevator bank for the reading on the 3rd floor.
--
Panoramic Poetry
2nd and 3rd Fridays
October Gallery and Cheyney University
215.629.3939 ext.13
www.octobergallery.com
Sep 16 Tue
Independencia de México
 
Reading
Open Mic

Bubble House
7:30pm Inverse Poetry Reading
inversepoetry.com/
Sep 17 Wed
Reading
Open Mic

Fergie's Pub
7:00am Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub
Sandra Becker is the author of Imperfect Matter, At the Well of Flowers, and Foreign. Her poems have appeared in journals including Barefoot Review, Bucks County Writer, Mad Poets Review, Main Street Rag, Schuylkill Valley Journal of the Arts, Out of Line.

Mezzo-soprano, Sharon Rhinesmith and classical guitarist, Thomas are frequently heard in concert in the Mid-Atlantic region, including appearances with the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society, The Bethlehem Guitar Festival, the Noontime Recital Series etc.

David Moolten is author of Primitive Mood ( T.S. Eliot Prize), Plums & Ashes(Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize) and Especially Then. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, The Southwest Review, and Epoch, among others.

Open Reading follows, Dave Worrell, host

For More Information on this, and other Moonstone Events, please visit us at www.moonstoneartscenter.org
Open Mic
Reading

Liquid Charm: 1207 Race, Philadelphia, Pa
9:00pm Say Word Wednesday
For all poets and artist looking for something new this is for you.

How many of us have tuned the radio out because your simply tired of listening to the same 10 songs every hour or how many of you have heard people say they can't see themselves jamming to poetry well now that's about to change.Here @ Say Word we are going to change the game of what people jam to.

Imagine going to a club and hearing some of the tightest poets mixed by some of Philly's hottest DJ's. Imagine a place that's going to bring back the soul music we yearn to hear. Imagine a place that wants to give those of us (artist) a place to be heard. You have now been hit with the future of music and now we want you to be part of it.

Calling all artist for promotional use only @ Say Word we want to spin you, please send us a copy of your CD with a bio and be part of the new happening of not only the poetry seen but the music industry as well. Contact Crasher's Inc. via Brotha Train for more info.

It's time for a change people and the only way it's going to happen is if we "Say Word"

Free Admission, Snacks and Drink Specials ALL NIGHT! Come treat yourself, and feed your mind. For those of you who have been to a Crasher's Inc. event already know how we do it, share this with a friend. Don't come alone.

openmikes.org/listings/liquidcharm
www.myspace.com/crashersinc
Sep 18 Thu
Reading
Open Mic

Fleisher Art Memorial
5:00pm - 7:00pm The Free Spirit! Open Mic
Hosted by Fleisher Art Memorial's Teen Lounge!

Open to the public, absolutely free. Though we encourage teen performers, everyone is welcome to perform.

This month we'll be featuring poet Brittanie Sterner!
 
Open Mic
Dowlings Palace, 1310 N. Broad St.
9:00pm Jus' Words: Open mic with featured performer
Experience some of the best talent in the area -- Spoken Word, Singing, Comedy,Live House Band. Hosted by Shyster, Queen Shakira, and Sam I Am.

Dowlings Palace has a long history of providing a stage for new performers who go on to become some of the nation's best-loved artists. We're also noted for providing a stage to many talented folks who never become famous, but
who keep the arts alive and growing for all to enjoy. Open Mic is an important part of this tradition.

Lite complimentary buffet, cash bar. Reduced admission between 9pm-9:30pm.
Cover:
$3 before 9:30pm
$5 after 9:30pm

215-236-9888
www.dowlingspalace.com/juswords.html
Sep 19 Fri
Reading
October Gallery
7:30pm Panoramic Poetry
701 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

Celebrating our 14th Year of Excellence Every 2nd and 3rd Friday

Please sign up to be a FEATURED READER by emailing
panoramicpoetry@octobergallery.com.

Friday, January 12th and/or 19th, 2006 @ 7:30 p.m.

FREE for Performing Poets

For audience: $7 at the door, OR $5 with RSVP to
panoramicpoetry@octobergallery.com or
215.629.3939 ext. 13

For directions:

Report to 701 Market Street (between 7th & 8th on Market). Inside the building on the same floor as Ross, there is a Citizen's Bank ATM. Next to the ATM are glass doors. Report behind these doors to the table and you will gain access to
the elevator bank for the reading on the 3rd floor.
--
Panoramic Poetry
2nd and 3rd Fridays
October Gallery and Cheyney University
215.629.3939 ext.13
www.octobergallery.com
Sep 24 Wed
Heritage Day
 
Iain Haley Pollock teaches at Springside Chesnut Hill Academy, where he is the Cyrus H. Nathan ‘30 Distinguished Faculty Chair for English. His first collection of poems, Spit Back a Boy won the 2010 Cave Canem Poetry Prize.

Kate Gale is the Managing Editor of Red Hen Press, Editor of The Los Angeles Review and President of the American Composers Forum, Los Angeles. She serves on the boards of A Room of Her Own Foundation and Poetry Society of America. Her latest poetry collections are The Goldilocks Zone and Echo Light.

Quincy R. Lehr is the author of several poetry collections, most recently Shadows and Gifts, Heimat, and The Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar. He co-founded Modern Metrics Press and he has served as the associate editor of The Raintown Review.

E-Verse Equinox Host Ernest Hilbert is the author of the poetry collections Sixty Sonnets and All of You on the Good Earth ,as well as the spoken word album Elegies & Laments.

For More Information on this, and other Moonstone Events, please visit us at www.moonstoneartscenter.org
Sep 25 Thu
Open Mic
Dowlings Palace, 1310 N. Broad St.
9:00pm Jus' Words: Open mic with featured performer
Experience some of the best talent in the area -- Spoken Word, Singing, Comedy,Live House Band. Hosted by Shyster, Queen Shakira, and Sam I Am.

Dowlings Palace has a long history of providing a stage for new performers who go on to become some of the nation's best-loved artists. We're also noted for providing a stage to many talented folks who never become famous, but
who keep the arts alive and growing for all to enjoy. Open Mic is an important part of this tradition.

Lite complimentary buffet, cash bar. Reduced admission between 9pm-9:30pm.
Cover:
$3 before 9:30pm
$5 after 9:30pm

215-236-9888
www.dowlingspalace.com/juswords.html
Sep 26 Fri
Reading
Open Mic

Big Blue Marble Bookstore
7:15pm Poetry Aloud and Alive
551 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Poetry Aloud & Alive has been a thriving poetry program for five years under the dedicated supervision of Mike Cohen and Maleka Fruean. This series is a lively, friendly monthly community poetry event. Enjoy the poetry of fine local poets and the commentary shared by attendees. Watch the website for upcoming featured poets at this venue!

Open reading to follow. Hosted By Michael Cohen. Co-sponsored by the Mad Poets Society.

215-844-1870
info@bigbluemarblebooks.com
www.bigbluemarblebooks.com/
Sep 27 Sat
Reading
Brandywine Workshop 728 S. Broad Street.
4:00pm Moonstone Poetry @ Brandywine Workshop
100,000 Poets for Change
Join us as we join other poets, musicians, and artists around the world in a demonstration/celebration to promote peace and sustainability and to call for serious social, environmental and political change

• Music - Clef Club of Jazz's Youth Ensemble directed by Lovett Hines
• Poetry - www.moonstoneartscenter.org for more information and the list of readers
• Art & Artists Advocating for Change, Exhibit Open September 8th – October 3rd
• Open House at Brandywine Workshop
Sep 29 Mon
Reading
Brandywine Workshop 728 S. Broad Street.
7:00pm Moonstone Poetry @ Brandywine Workshop
Shane Book is a poet, filmmaker and author of Ceiling of Sticks
(Prairie Schooner Book Prize, Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award and was a Poetry Society of America “New American Poet” and Congotronic.

Raina J. León, Cave Canem graduate fellow, CantoMundo fellow, and member of the Carolina African American Writers Collective, has been published in numerous journals as a writer of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. She is author of Canticle of Idols ( finalist for both the Cave Canem First Book Poetry Prize & the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize) and Boogeyman Dawn (finalist for the Naomi Long Madgett Prize). She also is a founding editor of The Acentos Review, an online quarterly, international journal devoted to the promotion and publication of Latino and Latina arts.

Rich Villar is the author of Comprehending Forever. He has been quoted on Latino literature and culture by both the New York Times and the Daily News, and his poetry and essays have appeared journals including Black Renaissance, Noire, Hanging Loose, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Amistad, Latino Poetry Review.

For More Information on this, and other Moonstone Events, please visit us at www.moonstoneartscenter.org
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