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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.



Sacramento Poetry Center memberships support a variety of local poetry programs, publications, readings, and events. Members receive a free subscription to Tule Review and Poetry Now. Please send your check for $30 or more to SPC, 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95816. Fixed incomes are $15.


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Sunday, August 27, 2006

SPC's September Poetry Events

Saturday, September 2
First Saturday Poetry Series
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

Tuesday, September 5, 12, 19, 26
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm,
Hart Senior Center, 27th & J.
Info: Danyen, (530) 756-6228. Free. www.sacramentopoetrycenter.org/SPC Workshop News.

Wednesday, September 6
Mics and Moods presents Taalam Acey 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.

Thursday, September 7
Vibe Sessions features Taalam Acey at Cobbler Inn, 3520 Stockton Blvd. (next to Colonial Theater) Hosted by Flo Real 8-11pm. $5.00 All ages. Open Mic for comedians, singers, poets.

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

Monday, September 11
Sacramento Poetry Center presents TBA
hosted by Indigo Moor. 7:30 p.m.,
SPC/HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th
(25th and R) 451-5569. Free.

Wednesday, September 13
Mics and Moods presents Ranonsense 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.

Wednesday, September 13
Rattlesnake Press presents Phil Weidman at The Book Collector, 1008 24th St., Sacramento, from 7:30-9 PM to celebrate his new poetry rattle-chapbook, Fictional Character: The Ernie Poems. info: kathykieth@hotmail.com

Thursday, September 14
Poetry Unplugged presents: Marian Jones. Open mic before/after. Hosted by Geoffrey Neil. 8pm at Luna’s Café. See September 7 for details.

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

Friday, September 15
David Humphreys and Paula Sheil are featured readers at Our House Defines Art. (El Dorado Hills Town Center, just south of Hwy 50 in El Dorado Hills) at 7 pm. An open mic follows.

correction Escritores del Nuevo Sol presents the poets of the Generation of 27, Rafael Alberti and Federico García Lorca, as well as poems from Dr. Fausto Avendaño and Mariela Santana. You are invited to read your favorite poem in Spanish during the “open mic” period. 7:30 - 9:30 pm. Mariposa Hall, Rm. 1000, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J St.* Donation: $5.00 ($3.00 students and members; no one turned away for lack of money.)

Saturday, September 16
Celebrate the publication of Volume 5 of Manzanita: Poetry and Prose of the Mother Lode and Sierra 2 - 6 P.M. Kautz Ironstone Winery in Murphys

Underground Poetry Series presents
Felecia McGee and Black Men Expressing Tour plus open mic. 7-9pm, $3.00. Underground Books, 2814 35th Street (35th and Broadway).

Sunday, September 17
Poet's Corner Presents Open Mic.
Barnes & Noble, Stockton’s Weberstown Mall. 7:00 pm www.poetscornerpress.com.

Monday, September 18
Sacramento Poetry Center presents
frank andrick and friends. Host Bob Stanley. 7:30 p.m., SPC/HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th (25th and R) 451-5569. Free.

Wednesday, September 20
Mics and Moods presents the live music of Sparlha Swa (who has been featured on BET J) 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.

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

Thursday, September 21
River City Writers Series presents Chris Ransick reading at 12 noon at the Little Theater (Room A6) at Sacramento City College.

Poetry Unplugged features Todd Mann, Leslie Kramer, and Rachel Gregg plus open mic before/after. Hosted by frank andrick. 8pm at Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St. Info: 441-3931 or www.lunascafe.com. Free.

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

Sunday, September 24
Poems-for-All presents Bill Pieper.
A Book Release Party for his latest novel, "Belonging," a tale of Downieville and California's Modern Gold Country. 4 to 6 pm. The Book Collector, 1008 24th Street, Sacramento. Free. Info: (919)442-9295.


Monday, September 25
Sacramento Poetry Center features
Camille Norton - National Poetry Series Award Winner for her book, Corruption.
host: Tim Kahl. 7:30 p.m. Info: 451-5569. Free.
SPC/HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th Street

Tuesday, September 26
Craig Paulenich reads at 7 pm in the library gallery at CSUS. His new book of poetry, Drift of the Hunt, is the first offering from nobodaddies press.

Wednesday, September 27
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.


Poetry reading at Hidden Passage Books (352 Main St., Placerville), 6-7 pm, features an open mic read-around.


Thursday, September 28
Poetry Unplugged features Matt Amatt and Jennifer Jeanne O’Neil-Pickering. 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.

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

Saturday, September 30
“The Show” Poetry Series features
Prentice "2006 OAKLAND/SAN FRANCISCO GRAND SLAM CHAMPION"
Noah "SupaNova" Hayes (Birthday)
Lawrence Brooks, Jason Banks,
Miss Ashleigh, Love Jones Poetry Night
7-9 pm Wo'se Community Center (Off 35th and Broadway), 2863 35th Street, Sac; $5.00. Info: T.Mo at (916) 455-POET.

1 comment:

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