Quote:

"Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition." - Eli Khamarov, The Shadow Zone

Friday, October 27, 2017

This Weekend in Poetry!!!

Friday

10-27-17
Poetry Salon
Jack Callan’s House
2931 Somme Ave
Norfolk VA
8:00 –    (4th Fri)
757-622-8721 - BYOB!!
Hosts:  Jack & Judith

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10-27-17
Poetry Night @ Café Zata!
taZa Coffee n Crème
5047 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond VA
7:00 – 9:00 (4th Fri)
Host:  Joanna Lee

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10-27-17
Poetic License
410 Gallery
513 W 35th St
Norfolk VA
Starts @ 9:00 (Every Fri)
$3.00 cover
757-816-9149


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10-28-17
Slam Richmond’s
Poetry Slam Workshop
(5-7) Open-Mic (8-11)
ArtSpace Gallery Annex
The Shop – Zero E 4th St
Richmond VA (Every Sat)
Paid parking in some areas –
540-999-6103


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10-28-17
The Wet Poetry Spot
Coastal Spice
5204 Fairfield Shopping Ctr
VA Beach VA
9:00–midnight
$5 for performers
$10 for spectators
Host:  Godchild the Omen & ICU

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10-28-17
Poetry in Abandoned and Forgotten Places
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry St
Richmond VA
1:00 – 4:00
RSVP Requested
More Info/Alternative Rain Location:  

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10-28-17
Pop-Up Poetry Workshop
A.R.E. Labyrinth
215 67th St
VA Beach VA
1:00 – 3:00
Classroom Fee:  $35.00
Instructor:  Elaine F Chapman

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Sunday

10-29-17 to 11/1/17
Oceanfront Writer’s Festival
Abbey Road Tavern
203 22nd St
VA Beach VA
8:00 – 9:30

Featuring : Bob Arthur, Carolyn Kreiter Foronda, Tim Seibles, Daniel Pravda and More!!
For more details:  https://www.facebook.com/events/152366078663476/

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Poetry This Weekend!!

10-14-17
Poetry on the Square
Workshop/Open Mic
Work Nimbly
201 Penniman Rd
Williamsburg VA
4:00 – 6:00
Host:  Derek Kannemeyer


10-14-17
Evening of Poetry in the Enchanted Garden
Featuring: Laura-Gray Street & Nicole Terez Duncan
The Poe Museum
1914-16 E Main St
Richmond VA
6:00 – 9:00

10-14-17
Slam Richmond’s
Poetry Slam Workshop
(5-7) Open-Mic (8-11)
ArtSpace Gallery Annex
The Shop – Zero E 4th St
Richmond VA (Every Sat)
Paid parking in some areas –
540-999-6103

10-15-17
Poetry in the Park
River St Park
300 River St
Hampton VA
4:00 – 7:00
Host:  Q5
  
10-15-17
Veterans Open Mic
The Virginia Beer Co.
401 2nd St
Williamsburg VA

7:30 – 9:00
$10 online, $15 at the door

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The Poetry Community Mourns the Loss of Lorna Pinckney



http://richmondmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/richmond-mourns-loss-of-lorna-pinckney/

http://www.richmond.com/news/local/lorna-pinckney-driving-force-behind-richmond-jazz-poetry-scene-dies/article_9c69525f-a066-5fd3-b6dd-fbbfcd70593c.html

Lorna Pinckney Interviews:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Umh1a9KWJ2c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZi750uWN84