Monday, May 4th – 7 pm
POETS! 1st & 3rd Mondays
Jorge Argueta and Jerry Ferraz

Jorge Argueta and Jerry Ferraz share the featured slots on tonight’s reading — which coincidentally is Jerry’s birthday!

Jerry has been hosting our reading series for more than a dozen years, and was on the first bill of poets we ever presented here.  He’s a native son of the city, and has been wandering the streets with his pint sized guitars for decades, performing enigmatic yet epic song-poems and taking in the city around us.  Surely, his heritage comes from the bardic and troubadour traditions of time gone by.

Jorge has had a long and beautiful career in poetry, and bilingual children’s books as well.  He has a warm heart, a fierce strength and a sage demeanor — and a beautiful way with language in both Spanish and English.

An open mic follows.

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