The Writer’s Center in Bethesda is sponsoring a Poetry and Prose Open Mic on Sunday, February 22nd, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sign up for readers begins at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. A reception will follow the reading. Please attend and support the Writer’s Center and those brave souls who will be reciting their poetry to us!
Category Archives: Poetry Readings
Gayle Danley and Shelley Puhak read Poetry tonight
Gayle Danley and Shelley Puhak read poems on themes from the play “Mary Stuart”. The event will be at the Folger Shakespeare Library – Elizabethan Theatre from 6: 00 to 7:00 p.m. tonight! It will be hosted by Teri Cross Davis. Admission is free.
Below is a YouTube video of an interview of Gayle Danley —
Below is a YouTube video of a poetry reading by Shelley Puhak –
Gayle Danley is the feature for Spit Dat
Gayle Danley is the feature for the Spit Dat open mic event on January 29th from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. However, others are encouraged to attend and participate. The event will be held at Emergence Community Arts Collective (ECAC) 733 Euclid Street NW, in D.C.
Spit Dat is a weekly open mic event. It is presented by Droopy the Broke Baller and Dwayne B. the Crochet Kingpin. The cover charge is only $1.00.
Below is a video from YouTube of one of Ms. Danley’s performances of “She Didn’t Need to Know” at the 2014 Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness, last March at the National Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium in D.C. –
Spit Dat event tonight in D.C.
Don’t forget – the Spit Dat open mic event is tonight. Morgan “Momo” Butler is the feature, but others are encouraged to participate. The event is from 8:30 p. to 11:30 p.m. at the Emergence Community Arts Collective (ECAC) on 733 Euclid Street NW., D.C. The cover charge is only $1.00.
Below is a YouTube video of Savage Nature Films’ presentation of a recent Spit Dat Open Mic event –
Deborah Ager reads at Beltway Poetry Sonnet event
Deborah Ager will be the guest at the Beltway Poetry Sonnet issue reading on January 22nd at the West End Library Annex at the Watergate. She will be joined by Holly Bass, Holly Karapetkova and Melanie Henderson, editors Kim Roberts and Michael Gushue, The event is from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Here is a recitation of her poem “Morning” on YouTube –
Holly Karapetkova reads at Beltway Poetry Sonnet event
Holly Karapetkova will be joining others in the Beltway Poetry Sonnet issue reading on January 22nd at the West End Library Annex at the Watergate. The event is from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Below is one of her readings from YouTube –