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Saturday, February 03, 2007

February Literary Events for Sacramento

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

3 Saturday
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.

4 Sunday
PoemSpirits
Jan Haag. 6pm. Unitarian Uni-
versalist Society of Sacramento. 2425
Sierra Blvd. 2 blocks north of Fair Oaks
Blvd, between Howe and Fulton. Co-
Host Tom Goff will also offer a brief
presentation on the writings of
Michelangelo. A professor in the
Journalism and English departments
at Sacramento City College, Haag is a
prolific news reporter, copy editor and
essayist. She advises on student pub-
lications, especially Susurrus, the
award-winning SCC literary journal. She
turned to poetry, and publishing of
Companion Spirit (by LAMP Press),
after the loss of her husband, and with
her subsequent involvement in the
Sutter Writers Program.Info: Tom Goff,
(916) 481-3312. www.uuss.org. Free.
Open mic follows.

5 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
Theresa McCourt and Judy
Halebsky. 7:30pm. HQ. 1719 25th.

6 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

Moore time for Poetry
Terry Moore. Access Television
Show. 9pm. Co-host Tyra Moore.
Access Sacramento, Channel 17.

8 Thursday
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.

10 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

11 Sunday
Poetry Reading for Peace
Jose Montoya and Julia Connor.
5pm. The Book Collector. 1008 24th
Street. Hosted by James Lee Jobe.
Open mic Follows. Free. Info:
Richard@poems-for-all.com

12 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
Board of Directors meeting.
5:45pm. HQ. 1719 25th St. All are
welcome to attend.
Sacramento Poetry Center
Couples: Valentine’s Day
reading. 7:30pm. HQ. 1719 25th.
Hosted by Indigo Moor. An evening
of Poetry Lovers. Hear readings by
notable poetic couples: Nora
Staklis & Tom Goff; Christina &
Art Mantecon; Erik & Terryl;
Laverne & Carol Frith and more!
Come and read with (or to) your poetic
soulmate!

13 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.

14 Wednesday
Rattlesnake Press Reading
Brigit Truex. . . . . 7:30pm. The Book
Collector. 1008 24th Street. Hosted
by Kathy Kieth. Celebrating the
release of the Placerville poet’s
latest chapbook, A Counterpane
Without. And a littlesnake broadside
from Wendy Williams. Read-around
follows; bring your own poems or
somebody else’s. Info:
kathykieth@hotmail.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.

Poetry in Davis
Emily Norwood, Gabrielle Myers,
and Crystal Anderson. 8pm. Café
Roma. 3rd & University. Presented by
the UC-Davis Creative Writing
program.

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

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.

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

Black History Month event
7-9:30pm. The Guild Theater. 35th &
Broadway. Poets, dancers, vocalists,
the BME tour and more.
19 Monday

Sacramento Poetry Center
No reading. 7:30pm. HQ. 1719 25th.

20 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

Adaptation and the Importance of
Script and Story
Capital Film Arts Alliance presents
author and screenwriter Mary
Mackey. 7pm. HQ for the Arts. 25th
& R. Mackey has sold feature-length
screenplays and is the author of nu-
merous documentary filmscripts, five
books of poetry, and eleven novels.

Moore time for Poetry
Terry Moore. Access Television
Show. 9pm. Co-host Tyra Moore.
Access Sacramento, Channel 17.

22 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s
Chris Olander and Bill Carr. 8pm.
Luna’s Café. 1414 16th Street. Hosted
by BL Kennedy. Open mic before/
after. Free. Info: 441-3931 or
www.lunascafe.com.

Creative Writing in Davis
Fiction writer Noy Holland. 7:30pm.
126 Voorhies Hall, 1st & A Streets,
Davis. Presented by the UC-Davis
Creative Writing program.

24 Saturday
“The Show” Poetry Series
9 pm. Wo’se Community Center (Off
35th and Broadway.) 2863 35th Street.
$5. Info: T.Mo at (916) 455-POET.

26 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
Julia Levine and Kate Northrop.
7:30pm. HQ. 1719 25th.

27 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

28 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.

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