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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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Wednesday, December 06, 2006

CALENDAR OF LITERARY EVENTS—DECEMBER

Friday, December 1
Terry Moore opens for Brian McKnight at Memorial Auditorium. Also featured is LaToya London. 7 p.m. For ticket information: www.isoundtracks.net

Saturday, December 2
First Saturday Poetry Series, 7pm.
Sojourner Truth Art Center, 2251 Florin Rd.
Hosted by Noah Hayes and Felicia McGee. All ages / $5.00. Come early for workshop.
Info: www.malikspeaks.com

Escritores del Nuevo Sol’s writing workshop and potluck. 11am. at La Raza Galeria Posada,
1024 22nd Street, Sacramento. For info call Graciela Ramirez, 456-5323 or joannpen@comcast.net.

Sunday, December 3
PoemSpirits presents Albert Garcia at the
Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento, 2425 Sierra Blvd. (2 blocks north of Fair Oaks Blvd, between Howe and Fulton), 6 PM.

Monday, December 4
Sacramento Poetry Center presents
Celtic Women: Brigit Truex, Jeanine Stevens, Charlene Ungstad and Rebecca Morrison. Serving up “some Celtic chic, dishes, libations, music, poetry, broadsides, and photos.” Bring
Celtic poetry-stories-goodies to share (anything from Northern Europe qualifies).
Hosted by Bob Stanley. SPC/HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th (25th and R) 451-5569. Free.
Special time 7:00 p.m

The Moody Blues Poetry Series
at “A Taste of Laguna” Southern Cuisine
9080 Laguna Main, Laguna
8:00PM OPEN MIC $5 cover
Hosted by Ms. LaRue, Music by DJ Barney B

Hannah Stein and Susan Kelly-DeWitt
read at The Other Voice (Unitarian Universalist Church, Patwin Road, Davis). 7:30 PM.

Tuesday, December 5
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm, Hart Senior Center, 27th & J. Bring 15 - 20 copies of your one-page poem. Info: Danyen, (530) 756-6228

Wednesday, December 6
*** Film event – 7pm at the Crest Theater –
Premiere Screening of “I Began to Speak”
The History of Poetry in Sacramento
by BL Kennedy and Linda Thorell.
Advance tickets available from the Crest!

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

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

Thursday, December 7
!X – The Ethnic Theater Ensemble at Luna’s Poetry Unplugged. 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.

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

Saturday, December 9
Patricity's Poetry "In Spirit & Truth Series"
features plus Open Mic. 3 to 5 p.m.
61 Yuence Smoked BBQ & Grill, 9657 Folsom Bl. Sacramento (0ff Bradshaw) 361-2014 Free.

Sunday, December 10
Poets from Manzanita, Vol. 5 will be reading at Barnes & Noble in Stockton 6pm. Pacific Avenue, across from Delta College.
Information: mrosemanza@jps.net

Monday, December 11
SPC Board of Directors meets at HQ for the Arts - 1719 25th Street – 5:45pm.

Sacramento Poetry Center presents a reading by Mendocino County poets Teresa Whitehall, Linda Noel and Devreaux Baker. Hosted by Bob Stanley. HQ for the Arts, 1719-25th Street (25th and R) 7:30pm 979-9706.

The Moody Blues Poetry Series presents
Hosted by Ms. LaRue. see Dec 4 for details

Tuesday, December 12
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm, See Dec 5.

Bistro 33 Poetry Series
8:30 pm Open Mic after.
Bistro 33 in Historic Davis City Hall, 226 “F” Street, 3rd and “F” Streets in Davis.

Wednesday, December 13
Mics and Moods features Jamie Kilstein at Capitol Garage, 1500 K Street. 10pm to midnight. Features and Open Mic hosted by Khiry Malik.

Joseph and Susan Finkleman read at The Book Collector, presented by Rattlesnake Press
1008 24th St., Sacramento. 7:30-9 PM
Celebrate the release of their new spiralchap, Poems in Two Voices. Refreshments and a read-around will follow; bring your own poems or somebody else's. Info: kathykieth@hotmail.com

Moore time for Poetry: Terry Moore’s Access Television Show, 9pm, co-host Tyra Moore. Access Sacramento, Channel 17

Thursday, December 14
Vibe Sessions at Cobbler Inn, 3520 Stockton Blvd. (next to Colonial Theater) Hosted by Flo Real 8-11pm. $5.00 All ages. Open MIc.

Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s Café. 8pm
hosted by Geoffrey Neil. Free. See Dec 7.

Friday, December 15
Native American writer, Luke Warmwater, shares his poetry and perceptions at LA GALERÍA POSADA/LA RAZA BOOKSTORE 1024 -22nd Street (between K and J) Sacramento. Open Mic to follow. 7:30 pm Info contact: Graciela Ramirez, 916-456-5323. website: www.escritoresdelnuevosol.com

Saturday, December 16
Mario Ellis Hill, Jamie Kilstein (One of New York City's top slam poets) Born 2B Poets, and Bloom Beloved are featured at the
Underground Poetry Series plus open mic.
7-9pm, $3.00. Underground Books, 2814 35th Street (35th and Broadway).Hosted by La-Rue’

Monday, December 18
Sacramento Poetry Center: no reading

The Moody Blues Poetry Series in Laguna presents. Hosted by Ms. LaRue.
see Dec 4 for details

Tuesday, December 19
SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm, (see November 7 for details)

Wednesday, December 20
Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour, 5pm, KDVS-90.3 FM or www.kdvs.org.

Mics and Moods at Capitol Garage, 1500 K Street. 10pm to midnight. Features and Open Mic hosted by Khiry Malik. Details: See Nov 1.

Thursday, December 21
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s. See Dec. 7.

Mics and Moods at Capitol Garage
1500 K Street. 10pm to midnight.

Saturday. December 30
“The Show” Poetry Series features Rodzilla, Brigit Truex, Brittney Robinson and
Luke Breit. 7-9 pm at Wo'se Community Center (Off 35th and Broadway), 2863 35th Street, Sac; $5.00. Info: T.Mo at (916) 455-POET.

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