Archives for February 2014

Monday, March 17th – 7 pm
POETS!Jennifer Barone featured reader, followed by an open mic

Jennifer Barone has been a featured poet at the Red Poppy Art House, the Beat Museum, SFMOMA, the DeYoung, the Randall Museum, the San Francisco Public Library and other venues. She was a winner of the 2007 and 2012 Poets Eleven city-wide contest to … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 16 – 4:30 to 6:30 pm
The Jesse Foster Quartet

Jesse's vocal style has evolved from a deep immersion in the work of musicians like Wes Montgomery, Marvin Gaye, John Coltrane, Smokey Robinson, David Ruffin, Nat "King" Cole and Miles Davis.  He has developed an original composition and arranging … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 16th – 2:00 pm
Ivan Arguelles, Jack Foley and Clara Hsu: a Presentation of Poetry Hotel Press

Three titles from this new press will be presented by their authors, the poets Ivan Argüelles, Jack Foley and Clara Hsu. Of the press and its intentions, co-publisher (with Clara Hsu) Jack Foley puts it well indeed: ¶The point of … [Read more...]

San Francisco Neighborhoods
on the Brink: A Panel Discussion on Displacement, Gentrification, Rising Rents & the Loss of Affordable Housing
Wednesday, March 12th – 7:00 pm

Alejandro Murguia (SF Poet Laureate) leads off a panel discussion with John Avalos (District 11 Supervisor), Gen Fujioka (Public Policy Director, Chinatown Community Development Center) and Sarah Brant (SFUSD teacher & Ellis Act target). Join … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 6th at 2:00 p.m.
Finishing Line Press:
six poets read from their books

Poets Judy Bebelaar (Walking the Pacific), Raffi Del Bourgo (Inexplicable Business), Ellaraine Lockie (Wild as in Familiar), Kathleen McClung (Almost the Rowboat), Laura Schulkind (Lost in Tall Grass) and Zara Raab (Rumplestiltskin, or What's in a … [Read more...]