We're excited to bring live music back into the mix this
month at RCS. Not only will we have both featured poetry AND our signature open
mic, but the two will be complemented by the sweet sounds of the saxophone.
Keep an eye on Facebook (shortlink http://bit.ly/tenthmuse) for more details
about our August feature and musician!
As ever, light refreshments will be provided. This event
is supported by CultureWorks, but we will be accepting donations to help out
the gallery itself.
The secret is out... where the locals go to get their
Moon Poetry/Sugar Pad Project
Aug 10, 7-10pm
Rick Tatnall, firstname.lastname@example.org
was fortunate enough to have read at this awesome event last month; this month
the organizers are opening it up as an open mic available to all interested. I
am going to try to make it again, at least to listen... It's a gorgeous setting
on the river, poetry under the full moon. Lawn chairs/picnics encouraged.
organizer Rick Tatnall:
success of our full moon poetry event on July 12th has inspired the Sugar Pad
Project's Full Moon Series, with the next event on Sunday August 10th from
7-10pm. Attached is a graphic describing
the Full Moon Series, which is also presented at the end of the above
webpage. Entertainment and activities
for each event are still in the planning stages. For the August event we are going to do an
"Open Mic Night" sort of concept to build on the poetry readings in
July. We will have the same PA set-up
with generator. Anyone wishing to read
poetry, tell a story, sing a song, or otherwise perform for the audience is
welcome to participate. I will
coordinate the show and would appreciate an email or phone heads-up from anyone
who would like to participate.
is a link to my Replenish Richmond website offering a full description and the
current plans for the Sugar Pad Project - please send this onto anyone you have
helped to connect to our project and anyone you might like to introduce to our
Finding Your Muse
Union Market, 2306 Jefferson Ave., RVA 23223
Thursday August 14, 6pm--?
Calling all poets, writers & artists of every stripe!
You are cordially invited to a discussion with like-minded creatives!
This intimate group format went over so well in April/May
that, as promised, we've pencilled in another round, sharing experiences &
advice round-table style over food and drink. We're relaxing the rules this
time around, with discussion topics TBA and by request. RSVP required (but no
pre-registration). Seating is limited to a dozen, so reserve your space at the
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
C'est Le Vin, 15 N. 17th St.
Thursday August 21, 7pm
Relax with a glass of good red, smooth tunes and of
course some thought-provoking poetry at C'est Le Vin on our third-Thursday
Poetry & Jazz Tasting. Over the course of the evening, you'll get a taste
of poetry from local wordsmiths of all experience & publication levels,
layered with live jazz by the gentlemen of Super64 and songstress Wendy Carter.
The whole is as always set off by C'est le Vin's alluring wine selection, plus
a re-vamped menu & backdrop of ever-changing art. (Have a few verses to throw
down yourself? Make sure to get on the list! Look for me early in the evening
or email ahead of time: dottoressa.joanna at hotmail dot com)
Poetry Night @ taZa
taZa Coffee n Creme, 5047 Forest Hill Ave., RVA 23225
Friday August 22, 7pm
Back-to-back poetry nights-- it doesn't get much more
inspiring than this! Join us Friday evening at this cozy & inspiring
Westover Hills coffee shop. With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for
nurturing new voices, this is a night of pure poetry you don't want to miss.
Sign up early & don't get left off the stage!
Monday Night Workshop & Critique Series
Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe
Even the August heat can't keep a good poet down! We've
got two sessions of critique this month to keep you on your toes, dates and
locations below. Please bring 1-3 poems and a handful of copies of each to
share. Be ready to give and receive constructive feedback, but don't worry-- we
don't bite! As always, these sessions are open to all experience levels &
completely free. (Missing our Monday night workshop series? Never fear! We'll
be back in full swing next month.)
Monday, August 11, 6:30-8pm Urban Farmhouse, Shockoe.
(1217 E. Cary St. RVA 23219)
Monday, August 18, 6:30-8pm Urban Farmhouse, Church Hill (310 N. 33rd St., inside Lava Lofts, RVA 23223)