Community Events


Wednesday, November 26, 7:00PM

Sock Puppet Slam

The Wednesday night Berkeley Slam features a special sock puppet slam, as well as comedy by Caitlin Gill and music from Emily Yates, for a special Thanksgiving eve edition.

Friday, November 28, 7:00PM

Sophie Seita and Jenny Zhang

Poet and filmmaker Seita (Fantasias in Counting) and poet and Rookie writer Zhang (Dear Jenny, We Are All Find) read for this long-running series founded by Dorothea Lasky.

Saturday, November 29, 7:00PM

Sarah Kobrinsky and Renee Swindle

Hollie Hardy and Tomas Muniz host the "Saturday Night Special" open mic, this month featuring Emeryville, CA poet laurate Kobrinsky and novelist Swindle.

Sunday, November 30, 1:30PM

Cherrie Amour

Baltimore-based poet Amour returns to Detroit to read from her first poetry collection, Free to Be Me.

Monday, December 1, 8:00PM

Penny Arcade

Arcade—a poet, performance artist, and co-director of The Lower East Side Biography Project—presents a talk on memory, censorship and Jack Smith at the Poetry Project.

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