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The Center hosts readings, workshops, lectures, and publishes a variety of poetry publications. SPC is located in the R25 Arts Complex located on the corner of R & 25th Streets in midtown Sacramento.



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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

SPC's SACRAMENTO POETRY EVENTS [AUGUST]

1 Tuesday
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm,
Hart Senior Center, 27th & J.
Bring 15 - 20 copies of your one-page poem. Info: Danyen, (530) 756-6228. Free. www.sacramentopoetrycenter.org/SPC Workshop News.

2 Wednesday
Mahogany Poets presents Mics and Moods at Capitol Garage, 1500 K Street. 10pm to midnight. Features and Open Mic hosted by Khiry Malik. Info: www.malikspeaks.com or 492-9336. 21 and over / $5 cover.

3 Thursday
Open Mic at Cobbler Inn, 3520 Stockton Blvd.
(next to Colonial Theater) Hosted by Flo Real and Malikspeaks. 8-11pm. $5.00 All ages.
Open MIc for comedians, singers, poets.

Poetry Unplugged presents: TBA. Open mic before/after. Hosted by Mario Ellis Hill. 8pm at Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St. Info: 441-3931 or www.lunascafe.com. Free.

5 Saturday
Escritores del Nuevo Sol’s writing workshop and potluck on 1st Saturdays. 11am.
Location not decided at press time.
For info call Graciela Ramirez, 456-5323 or joannpen@comcast.net.

First Saturday Poetry Series returns today!
Sojourner Truth Art Center, 2251 Florin Rd.
(Corner of Tamoshanter and Florin). 7pm.
Hosted by Noah Hayes and Felicia McGee.
All ages / $5.00. Come early for workshop.
Info: www.malikspeaks.com

7 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center No reading

8 Tuesday
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm,
See August 1 for details

9 Wednesday
Irene Lipshin will be reading at The Book Collector at 7:30 pm. to celebrate the release of her new chapbook, Shadowlines, from Rattlesnake Press. Also premiering that night will be littlesnake broadside #26, Out the Window, by Norma Kohout. Refreshments and a read-around will follow; bring your own poems or somebody else's.

Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour, host Andy Jones, 5pm, KDVS-90.3 FM or subscribe to podcast at www.kdvs.org. www.culturelover.com.

9 Wednesday
Mahogany Poets presents Mics and Moods at Capitol Garage, 1500 K Street. 10pm to midnight. Features and Open Mic hosted by Khiry Malik. Info: www.malikspeaks.com or 492-9336. 21 and over / $5 cover.

Moore time for Poetry: Terry Moore’s Access Television Show, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 9pm, co-host Tyra Moore. Access Sacramento, Channel 17. updates: tvguide.com. (916) 208-7638.

10 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged presents: TBA. Open mic before/after. Hosted by Geoffrey Neil. 8pm at Luna’s Café. See Aug 3 for details

12 Saturday
POEMS-FOR-ALL Second Saturday Series
presents frank andrick, Becca Costello, Rachel Liebrock “plus wacky guests galore” 8pm
The Book Collector, 1008 24th Street, Sacramento, between J and K Streets
916.442.9295

13 Sunday
Jim Nolt reads at McBean Perk (a coffee place) 3:00pm to 5:00pm
427 A St., Suite 400 Lincoln, CA

Poet's Corner Presents Open Mic. Barnes & Noble, Stockton’s Weberstown Mall. 7:00 pm www.poetscornerpress.com.

The Pomo Literati Radio Program –
2 hours of spoken word hosted by frank andrick.
KUSF 90.3 fm. San Francisco - www.kusf.edu for global streaming broadcast - 2pm tp 4pm

14 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents TBA. Host Indigo Moor. 7:30 p.m., SPC/HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th (25th and R) 451-5569. Free.

15 Tuesday
SPC Poetry Workshop, (See Aug 1 for details)

16 Wednesday
Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour, 5pm, KDVS-90.3 FM or www.kdvs.org.

16 Wednesday
Mahogany Poets presents Mics and Moods at Capitol Garage, 1500 K Street. 10pm to midnight. Features and Open Mic hosted by Khiry Malik. Info: www.malikspeaks.com or 492-9336. 21 and over / $5 cover.

17 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged features Francisco Alarcon. Open mic before/after. Hosted by frank andrick. 8pm at Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St. Info: 441-3931 or www.lunascafe.com. Free.

18 - 20 Friday – Sunday
Sacramento State Writers Conference featuring Gail Tsukiyama, John Lescroart, Jim Dodge, Dan Melzer, Jeff Vasseur, Sands Hall, Robin Burcell, David Bianculli, Marcos Breton, Lynn Ferrin, Albert Garcia, Josh McKinney, more. www.cce.csus.edu/cts06/WritersConference

19 Saturday
Underground Poetry Series presents Taylor Williams and Black Men Expressing Tour plus open mic. 7-9pm, $3.00. Underground Books, 2814 35th Street (35th and Broadway). Mother Rose is the bookstore manager and La-Rue’ is the series host. If you would like to be a featured poet please contact Terry Moore at 455-POET.
Nevada County Poetry Series presents Cowboy Poets: Daryl Knight, Dave Fisher, and Tony Argento. $5 general, $1 for under 18. Refreshments and open-mic included. www.thecenterforthearts.org

21 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center features
Rob Anthony and Josh Fernandez;
host: Bob Stanley. 7:30 p.m.
SPC/HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th Street
(25th & R). Info: 451-5569. Free.

22 Tuesday
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm,
see Aug 1 for details

23 Wednesday
Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour, host Andy Jones, 5pm, KDVS-90.3 FM

Urban Voices presents TBA
Hosted by B.L. Kennedy, 6:30 – 8 p.m. South Natomas Library, 2901 Truxel Rd. Free.

Mahogany Poets presents Mics and Moods at Capitol Garage, 1500 K Street. 10pm to midnight.

Features and Open Mic hosted by Khiry Malik. Info: www.malikspeaks.com or 492-9336. 21 and over / $5 cover.

Moore time for Poetry: Terry Moore’s Access Television Show, 9pm, co-host Tyra Moore.
See July 5 for details

24 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged presents Brad Buchanan and Robbie Grossklaus. Open mic before/after. Hosted by B.L. Kennedy.
8pm at Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St. Info: 441-3931 or www.lunascafe.com. Free.

26 Saturday
“The Show” Poetry Series features
Isaac Griffin, Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd,
He Spit Fire, Juanita Mason AKA: Yoke Breaker, and "UNTITLED" dance group
7-9 pm Wo'se Community Center (Off 35th and Broadway), 2863 35th Street, Sac; $5.00. Info: T.Mo at (916) 455-POET.

27 Sunday
A Cinematic and Poetic Betty Page fest – erotic prose and poetry and film. HQ for the Arts (25th and R). Hosts: Jay Greenberg and frank andrick.

28 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents Tupeloetics – Connie Gutowsky, Bill Ludington, Jim Moose, Edythe Haendel Schwartz and Bob Stanley.
Host: Tim Kahl. 7:30 p.m., SPC/HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th (25th and R Sts.) Info: 451-5569.

29 Tuesday
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm
See August 1 for details

30 Wednesday
Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour, 5pm, KDVS-90.3 FM or www.kdvs.org.

Mahogany Poets presents Mics and Moods, 9pm at Capitol Garage. See Aug 9 for details

31 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged: Head Druid poet Michael R. Gorman, Magickal word worker poet Merlen Tofer, and medieval music by Kira. plus open mic. Hosted by frank andrick. 8:00 pm at Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St. Free.

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