Community Events


Monday, December 22, 6:00PM

Winter Poem Spectacular

Poetry Aloud invites members of the community to select a wintry, festive, or holiday poem or two to read as part of this quarterly event in the Rines Auditorium.

Tuesday, December 23, 11:00AM

Thomas G. Kelly

This is one of five Tuesday readings that retired Wentworth Institute of Technology professor Kelly will give in December in order to bring poetry to the community.

Wednesday, December 24, 3:00PM

Cover to Cover with Jack Foley

On Christmas Eve, enjoy Foley's radio show, which regularly features Beat and San Francisco Renaissance poetry, from the comfort of home. If you live outside the Bay Area, you can hear it streaming online...

Thursday, December 25, 7:00PM

Twisted Poets Literary Salon

The League of Canadian Poets and Pandora's Collective presents this bimonthly poetry salon hosted by Daniela Elza and Rosemary Nowicki.

Friday, December 26, 11:00PM

ASL Open Mic

Performers present poems, skits, and jokes in American Sign Language at Busboys and Poets, a community gathering place named in honor of Langston Hughes.

Saturday, December 27, 3:00PM

Danny Romero

Sacramento City College writing and literature professor Romero, who grew up in the area, reads from his first full-length collection of poems, Traces.

Sunday, December 28, 6:00PM

Jacob Miller and Nikki Stiller

Miller (The Last Word), who founded Studio Writers' Workshop in New York City in 1989, reads with NYC-based poet Stiller (Burial Ship). Advance copies of the CD of Miller's opera, Manhattan in Charcoal,...

Monday, December 29, 7:00PM

Simeon Berry, Thomas Dooley and Sara Eliza Johnson

Berry (Ampersand Revisited), Dooley (Trespass) and Johnson (Bone Map), three of the five poets selected for the 2013 National Poetry Series, read their award-winning work at Boston's only independent...

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