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Monday, March 10, 2008

Sacramento Literary Events for March

Calendar

Note: Unless otherwise stated, events take place in Sacramento, CA.


March Literary Events for Sacramento

1 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

2 Sunday
A reading by Joe Finkleman and Susan Finkleman plus musicians
Francesca Reitano and Mark Halverson at Congregation Bet
Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road, Davis. 3pm. $5 cover charge goes to
the synagogue.

3 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center.
Sacramento Poetry Center features Julia Levine and Rick Campbell.
Hosted by Tim Kahl. HQ for the Arts – 1719 25th Street. 7:30pm

4 Tuesday
(1) Washington DC author and teacher Rosemary Winslow
reads her poetry at Sacramento State – 12noon at the
University Bookstore Conference Room. Free.
(2) Cosumnes River College presents Frank Portman, author
of the critically acclaimed novel for young adults, King Dork.
1:30 to 3:00 pm in the CRC Main Building (Forum Room
L111) Free.
(3) SPC Poetry Workshop, 7:30pm, Hart Senior Center, 27th &
J. Bring 15 - 20 copies of your one-page poem. Info:
Danyen, (530) 756-6228

5 Wednesday
Another chance to hear Frank Portman, author of King Dork, this time
at Sacramento State. 6pm in the CSUS Library – 3rd floor, Room
3023. Free.

6 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged features TBA at Luna’s Café. Fuh Shang & The
Jalapeno Chocolates. Hosted by Mario Ellis Hill. Festivities begin at
8pm and there will be an open mic as well.

7 Friday
The Other Voice, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of
Davis presents Suzanne Roberts and Nancy Bodily. 7:30 to 9:00 in
the library of the Church at 27074 Patwin Road, Davis. Refreshments
and Open Mike follow - bring along a poem or two to share.

8 Saturday
Culture Collection features Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd, vocalist Carla
Fleming and ‘Fuh Shang & The Jalapeno Chocolates.’ Plus open mic.
6391 Riverside Blvd in Greenhaven. 2 – 4 pm. FREE! Call (916)
427-7715 for more info.

9 Sunday
The El Camino Chapter of Chaparral Poets will be meeting at the
Senior Center on 27th and J Streets between 11AM and 1PM for
poetry and tea. All are welcome to attend. Please bring 10 copies of
a poem to share and critique. RSVP: Carol Louise Moon
poetrycarol@yahoo.com

10 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents a reading by Edythe Haendel
Schwartz, in honor of her new collection, Exposure. HQ for the Arts –
1719 25th Street. 7:30 pm, FREE. Hosted by Bob Stanley

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

12 Wednesday
Rattlesnake Press presents a new chapbook by ANN PRIVATEER
(Attracted to Light) and a littlesnake broadside from JEANINE
STEVENS (Eclipse), a new issue of Rattlesnake Review (#17) and
Conversations Vol. 2 of B.L. Kennedy's Rattlesnake Interview
Series—all at The Book Collector, 1008 24th St., Sacramento, 7:30
PM. Info: kathykieth@hotmail.com or 916-442-9295.

13 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 Saturday
Underground Books features what may well be the final performance
of Black Men Expressing Tour. Plus Random Abilideaze and R and B
singer Carla Fleming. 2814 35th Street off 35th and Broadway.
7 – 9 p.m. $3.00

17 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents TBA. HQ for the Arts – 1719 25th
Street. 7:30 pm, FREE.

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

20 Thursday
Poetry Unplugged at Luna’s Café. 8pm. Hosted by Frank Andrick.
Free.

24 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center presents Zaid Shlah and Brad Buchanan
hosted by Tim Kahl. HQ for the Arts – 1719 25th Street. 7:30 pm,
FREE.

25 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

26 Wednesday
River City Writers Series presents Robert Wrigley 7 pm in the Little
Theater, Sacramento City College

27 Thursday
River City Writers Series presents Kim Barnes. 12 noon. Little
Theater, Sacramento City College.

Poetry Unplugged features Jackie Schaffer, Marty, the Pirate, plus
Robert Grossklaus & Litany at Luna’s Café. 8pm. Hosted by B.L.
Kennedy. Free.

29 Saturday
The Show features Lady Kitty Griffin, Kevin Sandbloom and DeDe
Hunt. Wo'se Community Center 2863 35th Street off 35th and
Broadway. 7 – 9 pm. $5.00

31 Monday
Sacramento Poetry Center features a reading by the Zen Marxist
Launderettes: Laura Ann Walton, Emily Wright, Mira Kores, Sandra
Senne, Magaret Burns, Erin Doyle, Ellen Johnson, Carolyn
Schneider. Hosted by Frank Graham. HQ for the Arts – 1719 25th
Street. 7:30 pm, FREE.


April Literary Events (partial listing)

April 2, 3
Gathering of California Community Poets Laureate

April 3rd

Poetry Unplugged features TBA at Luna’s Café.
Susan & Joe Finkleman hosted by Mario Ellis Hill.
Festivities begin at 8pm and there will be an open
mic as well.

April 4, 5
SPC Poetry Conference at HQ for the Arts
CRC Writers’ Conference at Hart Senior Center

April 9
Rattlesnake Press’s annual birthday bash at The
Book Collector, 1008 24th St., Sacramento, 7:30
PM. Featuring new chapbooks from Annie
Menebroker and Ted Finn, as well as #2 in our
HandyStuff series, this time a blank (well, not
really) journal from Katy Brown.

And Monday nights at SPC in April:

April 14
Winners of the 2nd
Annual SPC High School Poetry
Contest

April 21
!X – Sac City Ethnic Theater Workshop – returns
to HQ for the Arts

April 28
William O' Daly reads – hosted by Tim Kahl

1 comment:

graham dixon said...

additional event: SPC Poets will give a special event, with lectures by Tim Kahl and Bob Stanley and a reading by Stan Zumbiel from 6:30-8:30pm on April 29, 2008 at the Carmichael Library. Open mic will be hosted by Elizabeth Krause.