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Friday, July 20, 2007

Sacramento Literary Events for July/August

9 Monday
SPC Board of Directors meets at
Carmichael Library, 5605 Marconi
Avenue. 5:45-7:00pm.
Sacramento Poetry Center
presents Catherine French. 7:30
pm at Carmichael Library, 5605
Marconi Avenue. Bob Stanley
and Indigo Moor host.

10 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

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.

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

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

15 Sunday
Third Sunday Writing Group.
Free creative writing workshop.
10th & U, Sacramento.
Contact Nancy Walker for more
information @
oolalaparee03@yahoo.com

16 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
presents Cache Creek Nature
Preserve Writers. 7:30 pm at HQ
for the Arts, 1719 25th Street.
Rebecca Morrison hosts.

17 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.

The Moore Time for Poetry TV
series presents Pastor Alonzo
Morris and choir plus R & B artist
Willie Whitl. Cablecast on
channel 17, Comcast Cable @
5:00 am.

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

21 Saturday
Underground Poetry Series.
Open mic. 7-9pm, $3.00.
Featuring TBA. Underground
Books, 2814 35th Street (35th
and Broadway. Hosted by Terry
Moore. www.terrymoore.info)

23 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center in
collaboration with Alliance
Francaise to help celebrate the
French Film Festival July 20-29.
Hors d’oevres and visual
entertainment. After the
freatured readers, please join the
open mic and read poems in
French, in translation or about
France. 7:30 pm at HQ for the
Arts, 1719 25th Street. Rebecca
Morrison hosts.

24 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

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.

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

27 Thursday
Luna’s Poetry Unplugged features
TBA. Open mic before/after.
Hosted by B.L. Kennedy. 8pm at
Luna’s Café, 1414 16th Street.
Info: 441-3931 or
www.lunascafe.com. Free.

28 Saturday
“The Show” Poetry Series. 9 pm
at Wo’se Community Center (Off
35th and Broadway), 2863 35th
Street, Sacramento. $5.00. Info:
T.Mo at (916) 455-POET.

August 2007
2 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged features TBA.
1414 16th Street. Info: 441-3931
or www.lunascafe.com. Free.
Festivities begin at 8pm and
there will be an open mic as well.
Hosted by Mario Ellis Hill.

5 Sunday
PoemSpirits featuring guest
reader TBA .Free and open to
the public; open mic, light
refreshments provided. Bring a
favorite poem to share, yours or
another’s. Location: UUSS, 2425
Sierra Blvd., Sacramento, CA
95825: www.uuss.org. Contact:
Tom Goff or Nora Staklis: 916-
481-3312, or JoAnn Anglin: 916-
451-1372.

6 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center
presents (tentative). 7:30 pm at
HQ for the Arts, 1719 25th Street.
Bob Stanley hosts.

7 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

The Moore Time for Poetry TV
series presents poet Nikki Skies
from Los Angeles. Cablecast on
channel 17, Comcast Cable @
5:00 am.

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

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

13 Monday
SPC Board of Directors meets at
Carmichael Library, 5605
Marconi Avenue. – 5:45-7:00pm.
Sacramento Poetry Center
presents Stan Zumbiel. 7:30 pm
at Carmichael Library, 5605
Marconi Avenue. Bob Stanley
and Indigo Moor host.

14 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

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.

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

18 Saturday
Underground Poetry Series.
Open mic. 7-9pm, $3.00.
Featuring TBA. Underground
Books, 2814 35th Street

23 Thursday - 8 p.m. - Kelly Richardson and April Jenkins read plus open mic. Poetry Unplugged at Luna's, 1414 16th Street. Hosted by b. l. k. Free. http://www.lunascafe.com, 916-441-3931.

25 Saturday - 7-9 p.m. The Show presents poets Michael Guinn from Texas, Frank Andrick, Simoetry, Cleo Cartel and The Forgotten One, at the Wo'se Community Center, 2863 35th Street (off 35th and Broadway across from the parking lot). For vendor or event information please call T. Mo at (916) 208-POET. "The Show" is every last Saturday of the month. $5. This is a family event. "The BEST SHOW IN TOWN with an Open Mic, Top Notch Features and Live Band LSB." Sponsored by the FREEDOM EQUITY GROUP. Click here

27 Monday - 7:30 p.m. - Luke Warm Water reads at at SPC, 25th and R. Free. 916-979-9706. Open mic.

28 Tuesday - 8 p.m. TBA reads plus open mic at The Bistro, 3rd and F Streets in Davis, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. Free. http://www.bistro33.com/bistro33_davis 530-756-4556 or aojones@ucdavis.edu

30 Thursday - 8 p.m. - Josh Fernandez reads plus open mic. Poetry Unplugged at Luna's, 1414 16th Street. Hosted by franc andrick. Free. http://www.lunascafe.com, 916-441-3931.

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