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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, September 30, 2007

October Literary Events in Sacramento

October Literary Events for Sacramento

1 Monday
Art Mantecon hosts at SPC – Iven
Lourie, Kirsten Casey and Scott
Young — three of the Six Sierra Poets
who have published Yuba Flows, a
new anthology from Hip Pocket Press.
7:30pm.


2 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


3 Wednesday
Poems-For-All is pleased to present
James DenBoer reading from his
book “Stonework: Selected Poems”
published this month (Sept. 2007) by
Sandy McPherson’s Swan Scythe
Press. Poems-For-All Chaplettes
of Mr. DenBoer’s work will be
dispensed. 7:30pm. The Book
Collector, 1008 24th Street (between
J & K Streets.) 442-9295.
www.poems-for-all.com


4 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged. Luna’s Café.
Hosted by Mario Ellis Hill. Festivities
begin at 8pm and there will be an
open mic as well.


6 Saturday
All are invited to 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. Website:
www.escritoresdelnuevosol.com


8 Monday
General meeting of the SPC Board of
Directors meets at HQ for the Arts -
1719 25th Street – 6:00pm. All
members or interested parties are
invited to attend.
Readings by Nina Lindsey and Helen
Wickes. Bob Stanley hosts at HQ
for the Arts, 1719 25th Street. 7:30pm


9 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.


Wednesday 10
Rattlesnake Press will celebrate
Sacramento Poetry Month by
presenting Placerville poet Kate Wells
at The Book Collector, 1008 24th St.,
Sacramento, from 7:30-9 PM to
celebrate the release of her new
chapbook, Spiral. Also released: a
broadside from Mary Field, plus #5 in
the new Rattlesnake Interview Series
featuring Julia Connor, as well as
the first of the new interview
anthologies. Refreshments and a
read-around will follow; bring your own
poems or somebody else’s. More info:
kathykieth@hotmail.com
Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology
Hour, host Andy Jones, 5pm, KDVS-
90.3 FM or subscribe to podcast at
www.kdvs.org


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


12 Friday
The Escritores del Nuevo Sol/Writers
of the New Sun, join with the Zapatista
Coalition on el Dia de la Raza, for the
annual remembrance of Chicano poet
Phil Goldvarg. 6 pm contact
Graciela Ramirez, 916-456-5323.
www.escritoresdelnuevosol.com


15 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents
Viola Weinberg at The Space—
25th & R Streets. Indigo Moor hosts.


16 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


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


18 Thursday
SPC’s reading series at the Carmichael
Library resumes with Bill Pieper,
John Bell, and Jill Stockinger.
7:30 pm at Carmichael Library, Marconi
Avenue between Garfield and Fair
Oaks. Free.
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s Café.
8pm. hosted by Frank Andrick. Free.


20 Saturday
Underground Poetry Series presents
Lori Jean Robinson, Random
Abiladeaze, and Taifa Jamari, plus
open mic. 7-9pm, $3.00. Underground
Books, 2814 35th Street (35th and
Broadway).Hosted by La-Rue’


22 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents
Phoebe Wayne, Francisco
Reinking and other UC Davis creative
writing grads. Tim Kahl hosts. HQ for
the Arts, 1719 25th Street. 7:30pm
23 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
24 Wednesday
Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology
Hour, host Andy Jones, 5pm, KDVS-
90.3 FM or subscribe to podcast at
www.kdvs.org.


25 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s Café.
8pm. Free.


26 Friday
Dia de los Muertos/Day of the
Dead The Escritores del Nuevo Sol/
Writers of the New Sun offer poetry
and music for this annual Mexican-
originated celebration, brought to the
US by the Chicano movement, and
which has become a meaningful time
of remembrance for people of many
backgrounds to honor with joy those
who have passed from their earthly
life. This is one of a week’s full of
activities coordinated by La Raza
Galeria Posada. Cost: $5 or free-will
donation as you can afford. 7:30 pm
contact Graciela Ramirez, 916-456-
5323. www.escritoresdelnuevosol.com


27 Saturday
“The Show” Poetry Series: Inter-
national Slam Champion Talaam
Acey —www.talaamacey.com—
comes to town from Baltimore. 7 to
9pm. All ages are welcome. $5.00
Note: This event will be held at the
Guild Theater - 2828 35th Street (at
Broadway) not at Wose Community
Center! Contact: (916) 208-POET.


29 Monday
Frank Graham hosts a Halloween
reading at HQ for the Arts with the
Ghastly Ghouls of SPC’s Tuesday
Night Workshop. 7:30pm


30 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

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