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Monday, December 25, 2006

January 2007 Literary Calendar

4 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s
Julia Connor, Sacramento Poet
Laureate. 8pm. Luna’s Café. 1414 16th
Street. Hosted by Mario Ellis Hill. Open
mic before/after. Free. Info: 441-3931 or
www.lunascafe.com.
6 Saturday
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
Writing workshop and potluck.
11am. La Raza Galeria Posada,
1024 22nd St. Info: Graciela Ramirez,
456-5323 or joannpen@comcast.net.

7 Sunday
PoemSpirits
Geoffrey Stockdale. 6pm. Uni-
tarian Universalist Society of
Sacramento. 2425 Sierra Blvd. 2
blocks north of Fair Oaks Blvd,
between Howe and Fulton. Co-Host
JoAnn Anglin will offer a brief
presentation on the work of poet-
activist Denise Levertov. Info: Tom
Goff, (916) 481-3312. www.uuss.org.
Free. Open mic follows.

8 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
Board of Directors meeting.
5:45pm. HQ. 1719 25th St. All are
welcome to attend.
Sacramento Poetry Center
Best of 2006: an Open Mic
opportunity – 7pm. HQ. 1719 25th
St. Hosted by Indigo Moor. Bring your
best two pieces from last year and
read them out loud! Note the special
start time.

The Moody Blues Poetry Series
8pm. “A Taste of Laguna” Southern
Cuisine. 9080 Laguna Main, Laguna.
Hosted by Ms. LaRue; Music by DJ
Barney B. Open Mic. $5 cover.

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

10 Wednesday
Rattlesnake Press Reading
Pearl Stein Selinsky. . . . . 7:30pm.
The Book Collector. 1008 24th Street.
Hosted by Kathy Kieth. Celebrating
the release of her new chapbook,
Vic & Me. Read-around follows; bring
your own poems or somebody else’s.
Info: kathykieth@hotmail.com

Mics and Moods
10pm-midnight. Capitol Garage. 1500
K Street. Hosted by Khiry Malik.
Features and Open Mic. 21+. $5. Info:
492-9336 or www.malikspeaks.com
Radio show

Dr. Andy’s Poetry &Technology
Hour. 5pm. Host: Andy Jones. KDVS—
90.3 FM or subscribe to podcast at
www.kdvs.org.

11 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s
TBA. 8pm. Luna’s Café. 1414 16th
Street. Hosted by Geoffrey Neill. Open
mic before/after. Free. Info: 441-3931 or
www.lunascafe.com.

Vibe Sessions
8-11pm. Cobbler Inn. 3520 Stockton
Blvd (next to Colonial Theater.)
Hosted by Flo Real. All ages. $5.
Open Mic.

13 Saturday
Patricity’s “In Spirit & Truth Series.”
3 to 5pm. 61 Yuence Smoked BBQ &
Grill. 9657 Folsom Blvd (off Bradshaw.)
Features plus Open Mic. Free. Info:
361-2014

The Moody Blues Poetry Series
8pm. “A Taste of Laguna” Southern
Cuisine. 9080 Laguna Main, Laguna.
Hosted by Ms. LaRue; Music by DJ
Barney B. Open Mic. $5 cover.

14 Sunday
The Poet is a Thief of Fire
Frank Andrick, Becca Costello.
With special guests. 6pm. The Book
Collector. 1008 24th St. (between J &
K Sts.) A benefit reading to help Frank
with his medical costs. $10. Info: 442-
9295; richard@poems-for-all.com;
www.poems-for-all.com

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

Bistro 33 Poetry Series
8:30 pm. Bistro 33 in Historic Davis
City Hall. 226 F Street (3rd & F),
Davis. Open Mic after.

17 Wednesday
Mics and Moods features at Capitol
Garage, 1500 K Street. 10pm to
midnight. Features and Open Mic
hosted by Khiry Malik.
Moore time for Poetry
Terry Moore. Access Television
Show. 9pm. Co-host Tyra Moore.
Access Sacramento, Channel 17.

18 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s
TBA. 8pm. Luna’s Café. 1414 16th
Street. Hosted by Frank Andrick. Open
mic before/after. Free. Info: 441-3931 or
www.lunascafe.com.

Vibe Sessions
8-11pm. Cobbler Inn. 3520 Stockton
Blvd (next to Colonial Theater.)
Hosted by Flo Real. All ages. $5.
Open Mic.

20 Saturday
Raíces Latinas (Latin Roots)
Adrián Arias. 7:30pm. La Raza
Galeria Posada. 1024 22nd St. MC
and co-reader:.Jim Michael.
Adrián is a Spanish-language
poet and graphic designer from
San Francisco’s Mission Cultural
Center, who is also a graphic artist.
(http://adrian-arias.blogspot.com/ )
$5, but no one turned away for lack
of $. For info, call Graciela at 916-
456-5323; more info at website:
www.escritoresdelnuevosol.com

Underground Poetry Series
7-9pm. Underground Books. 2814
35th St. (35th and Broadway.) Hosted
by La-Rue. $3. Open mic.

22 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
Meg Withers and Truong Tran.
7:30pm. HQ. 1719
25th St. Hosted by Tim Kahl.

The Moody Blues Poetry Series
8pm. “A Taste of Laguna” Southern
Cuisine. 9080 Laguna Main, Laguna.
Hosted by Ms. LaRue; Music by DJ
Barney B. Open Mic. $5 cover.

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

24 Wednesday
Radio show
Dr. Andy’s Poetry &Technology
Hour. 5pm. Host: Andy Jones. KDVS—
90.3 FM or subscribe to podcast at
www.kdvs.org.

Mics and Moods
10pm-midnight. Capitol Garage. 1500
K Street. Hosted by Khiry Malik.
Features and Open Mic. 21+. $5. Info:
492-9336 or www.malikspeaks.com

25 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s
TBA. 8pm. Luna’s Café. 1414 16th
Street. Open mic before/after. Free.
Info: 441-3931 or www.lunascafe.com.

Mics and Moods
10pm-midnight. Capitol Garage. 1500
K Street. Hosted by Khiry Malik.
Features and Open Mic. 21+. $5. Info:
492-9336 or www.malikspeaks.com

26 Saturday
“The Show” Poetry Series
Ike Torres (Sacramento slam team),
Izreal, Damnyo Lee (L.A. slam)
team. 9 pm. Wo’se Community Center
(Off 35th and Broadway.) 2863 35th
Street. $5. Info: T.Mo at 455-POET.

29 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
Kimberly White, Michael Pulley.
7:30pm. HQ. 1719 25th St. Hosted
by Bob Stanley.

1 comment:

La Ronda said...

Thanks for the calendar. I will share it with the writers at the Sacramento Branch of the California Writer's Club. We meet monthly, 3rd Saturday of the month. www.sacramento-writers.org