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Tuesday, December 04, 2007

SACRAMENTO LITERARY CALENDAR [December 2007]

01 saturday
All are invited to Escritores del Nuevo Sol’s writing
workshop and potluck. 11am. at event will be held
at home of JoAnn Anglin. For directions, call:
916-451-1372 . For info call Graciela Ramirez,
456-5323 or joannpen@comcast.net.
www.escritoresdelnuevosol.com

03 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents Alfred
Arteaga and Lorna dee cervantes at The
Space, across the parking lot from HQ for the
Arts. 1719 25th Street. Hosted by Art Mantecon.
7:30pm.

4 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

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

7 friday
The Other Voice presents two outstanding Davis
Poets: Katy Brown and Danyen Powell. We
meet from 7:30 to 9:00 in the library of the Davis
Unitarian Universalist Church located at 47074
Patwin Road. Refreshments and open mike follow
so bring along a poem or two to share.

10 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents a reading by
sAndrA Mcpherson. Hosted by Frank Graham.
7:30pm at HQ for the Arts, 1719 25th Street,
Sacramento. Free.

11 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.

12 Wednesday
Rattlesnake Press presents Patricia
d’Alessandro at The Book Collector, 1008 24th
St., Sacramento, to celebrate the release of her
new chapbook, Metaphoric Intervals From The
Insanity Of Life. Also appearing will be a littlesnake
broadside, Notes From an Ivory Tower, from Ann
Wehrman, plus a new issue of Rattlesnake Review.
Refreshments and a read-around will follow; bring
your own poems or somebody else’s. 7:30-9 PM,
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.

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

15 saturday
Underground Poetry Series features Poets cAndy,
isAAc griffin and Bret Freeman plus open
mic. 7-9pm, $3.00. Underground Books, 2814 35th
Street (35th and Broadway).Hosted by La-Rue’ 916-
737-3333. Plus, a FREE spoken word workshop and
open mic. Learn more about: How to read your poem
effectively, How to market yourself and your work,
and more! www.mybmsf.com/terrymoore

17 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents Celtic Women
w/ JeAnine steVens, Brigit sheA truex,
chArLene ungstAd, and others. Hosted by
Rebecca Morrison. HQ for the Arts – 1719 25th
Street. 7:30pm.

18 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

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

20 thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s Café features
katastrophe from SF - aka rocco kyatatos
- famous international ‘Homo Hop’ star and lyrical
poet. (also a member of the famed original Sister
Spit spoken word group) Plus local Sac wonders
gene Bloom and Barbara Noble. 8pm, Free.

22 saturday
“The Show” Poetry Series features R & B vocalist
Marcia Lewis from Soul II Soul, plus slam
champion from Sacramento he spit fire, and New
York poet tAntrA (www.tantrasmasterwordplay.
com). 7:00 to 9:00pm All ages are welcome. Cost:
$5.00 Note: The Show is on a special date – not
the last Saturday! Wose Community Center Contact:
(916) 208-POET.

24 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center – no reading

25 tuesday
No SPC Poetry Workshop – Merry Christmas! Don’t
bring 15 - 20 copies of your one-page poem.

27 thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s Café. 8pm. Free.

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