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

Monday, August 29, 2016

September 11th: Veteran's Open Mic in Williamsburg!

Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP)
Poetry, Music, Storytelling (Hampton Roads, Greater Richmond)
Reading features Veterans, Service Members, Military Family
Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Doors Open: 7:30 PM, Program begins: 8:00 PM
Sign Up to Perform:  please complete this form first come, first serve basis.
General admission: $10 (half of the proceeds support ASAP)
Purchase: At the door; or reserve at classy.org/vbcopenmic
Info/Host: Brendan Wentz (brendan@asapasap.org)/Sam Pressler (sam@asapasap.org)

Friday, August 26, 2016

A Few Poetry Venue Weekend Options!!!!!

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

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

The Wet Poetry Spot/
Erotic Poetry (EXPLICIT!)
Fifty Eighteen
5018 Princess Anne Rd
Norfolk VA ($7 cover)
8:00 – midnight (Last Sat)
Host: Godchild the Omen 

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 – 

Feature Sundays: 
The Venue on 35th
631 35th St - Norfolk VA
$5 cover - 7:00 – 10:00
757-469-0337 (4th Sun)
Host: Jorge Mendez
Featuring: TBD

The Word-Art Show
Poetry, Spoken Word,
Prose, Lyrics Open Mic
Daily Grind Coffeehouse-Cafe
168 Central Park Ave.
Virginia Beach Town Center
5:00 – 7:00
Host: J. Scott Wilson

Verses & Vibes
Bella’s Restaurant & Lounge
950 J Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News VA
7:00 – 10:00
Host: Glo Shines

Have a Great Weekend!!

September 11th: Poetry Inspired by Art!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

This is Ladies Night (2)! Oh, What a Night!!

The Venue on 35th
631 35th St   - Norfolk VA
7:00 – 10:00
Host:  Taz!
Cover:  $5.00

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Today: The Muse Library Ceremony!

Facebook Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/309025522769067/

From the Facebook Page:

Today at 4 PM - 6 PM
Starts in about 7 hours · 79° Cloudy
The Muse Writers Center
2200 Colonial Ave, Ste 3, Norfolk, Virginia 23517
Join The Muse Writers Center as we dedicate our New Center’s Library, including the Brame Family International Poetry Library, a collection of more than 2,000 volumes of poetry from around the world and the United States.

The reception will include a reading from the international collection by Virginia Poet Laureate Tim Seibles and poets Luisa A. Igloria, Robert Arthur, Robbie Ciara, Michael Khandelwal, Sarah McCall, Kindra McDonald, Sarah Pringle, Noah Renn, Suzanne Rhodes, & Thomas Yuill.

Light refreshments will be served, including several opportunities for a Champagne toast.

Join us for a fun afternoon celebration. All are welcome!

(You can sponsor a new library bookcase for only $200. That and a dozen other New Center sponsorships available at http://donate.the-muse.org/ Thank you!)

This Sunday: Poetry Inspired by Art!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Thursday's Line-up!!

Poetry Prose & Pizza
Suffolk Museum
118 Bosley Rd
Suffolk VA
6:00 – 8:00
Host:  Nathan Richardson