Monday, September 1st – 7 pm
POETS! Charles Curtis Blackwell
open mic follows – Jerry Ferraz, mc

Charles BlackwellCharles Curtis Blackwell, though his vision is profoundly impaired, is a renowned painter as well as an incredible poet, steeped in jazz.  His books include Lou Next Door and Is, the Color of Mississippi Mud.  Just out is the latest poetry collection, title to follow.

An exhibition of Charles’ paintings —
“The Mood, The Music, The Passion in Art” — is up through September 6th at the Oakland Public Library’s 14th Street branch.  More info available by clicking here.