Virgin of Guadalupe Bilingual Poetry

Praises to Tonantzin / Alabanzas a Tonantzin

Ninth Annual Evening of Bilingual Poetry in honor of the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the Winter Solstice

Join us for an evening of bilingual poetry and refreshments honoring the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, also known as Tonantzin and Mother Earth.

We invite you to share your offerings of poetry, stories, dreams, or music in Spanish or English
Los invitamos a compartir sus proprias ofrendas a Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe y el solsticio de invierno

Sunday, 9 December, 2018
6 pm to 8 pm
Grace Hudson Museum Community Room
431 South Main Street, Ukiah, CA 05482

Presented by Bill Churchill, Theresa Whitehill, and the Grace Hudson Museum
with support from Writers Read and the Poet Laureate Committee of Ukiah

For more information, contact Theresa Whitehill: poetry@coloredhorse.com
Para mas información, comuníquese a Jabez Churchill: jabezw@sonic.net

Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe poesia y meriendas

 

 

 

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Updated For December 2018

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ONGOING SERIES AND OPEN READINGS
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First Thursday Poetry Open Mic in Fort Bragg, CA

Open Mic Poetry

6:00-8:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library Community Room
499 East Laurel Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437

For more information, contact Dan Hesse, Branch Librarian, Fort Bragg Branch Library, 707 961-2625, www.fortbragglibrary.org

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First Fridays in Ukiah, CA

Mendocino Environmental Center and Gallery
Open Mic, Poetry, and Spoken Word

5:00-8:00 pm
Mendocino Environmental Center & Gallery
Downtown Ukiah
Broadcast live on KMEC LP 105.1 FM radio

For more information, contact Tonya Di Andrea at 707 391-3046
Participating Member of the First Friday Ukiah Art Walk

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First & Third Sundays on Public Radio

Rhythm Running River
Poetry programming

1st Sunday 2-3pm and 3rd Sunday 2-4pm
KZYX&Z Public Radio, 90.7, 91.5, and 88.1 FM
Host: Dan Roberts

For playlists visit Out Far Press
For streaming audio of each show (has not been updated in a while), follow this link

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Third Thursday in Mendocino

Writers of the Mendocino Coast

6:00 pm
Mendocino Hotel
Mendocino, California

Sponsored by Writers of the Mendocino Coast, branch of the California Writers Club

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Third Thursday in Point Arena

Third Thursday Poetry Night
Open reading followed by featured reading

7:00 pm: open mic followed by featured reading
215 Pub
215 Main Street
Point Arena, California
Admission: Free

2018 Schedule

Thursday, December 20, 2018: Solstice Open Mic Reading

This reading series is supported by Ling-Yen Jones, our generous community, and Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant it has received from the James Irvine Foundation. For more information, contact Blake More, 707 884-9189 or blake@snakelyone.com

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Last Thursday in Ukiah

Writers Read Ukiah
Featured Readers: 7 pm, followed by Open Mic

2018 Schedule

In December, Writers Read will support the annual Virgin of Guadalupe reading:
Sunday, December 9, 2018: Virgin of Guadalupe/Tonantzin Bilingual Solstice Open Reading, Grace Hudson Museum

2019 Schedule: In January of 2019, the series will move to the Grace Hudson Museum Community Room

Thursday, January 31, 2019: Kirk Lumpkin
Remainder of 2019 schedule pending

Grace Hudson Museum Community Room
431 South Main Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Suggested donation: $5
Refreshments provided

For Information, contact Series co-producers, Dan Barth, bookem@pacific.net or Michael Riedell, innisfree@pacific.net

This reading series is sponsored in part by Poets & Writers, through a grant from the James Irvine Foundation and the Hearst Foundation. Additional support provided by an anonymous local writer, Michael Riedell, Dan Barth, Bill “Jabez” Churchill, The Poet Laureate Committee of Ukiah, Grace Hudson Museum, and donations.

A little history: Writers Read, founded by Susan Sparrow and Hal Zina Bennett of Tenacity Press, has been happening monthly on the last Thursday of the month since 1999 in Ukiah, California, starting at the Emerald Cafe, moving to the Saturday Afternoon Club, then to Colored Horse Studios for five years (2004-2009) and as of 2009, back almost full-circle to Art Center Ukiah’s annex, which is next door to the former location of the Emerald Cafe. Dan Barth and Theresa Whitehill co-produced the series with Susan and Hal for many years. As of August 2014, Bill Churchill took over producing the series with Theresa Whitehill as co-producer. As of January 2017, Michael Riedell has taken over hosting the series, with Theresa Whitehill, Dan Barth, and Bill Churchill as co-producers. As of January 2019, the series will move to the Grace Hudson Museum Community Room. Michael Riedell and Dan Barth will co-produce and host the series.


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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Mendocino Spring Poetry Reading 2017 & 2018
2018: visit this Facebook link
2017: visit this Facebook link
For information: Gordon Black, gblack@mcn.org or 707 937-4107

Sonoma County Literary Update
A great resource of all things literary, including a massive list of featured and open mic readings in Sonoma County

Mendo Courage Campaign: Courage Arts Action
As part of Mendocino’s Courage Campaign, Dot Brovarney and Melissa Carr have formed an arts affinity group. They are seeking ideas and ways to promote creative expression in our community during these times or seeking people who would like to participate in the arts group. For information, email Dot: dot@landcestry.com

Mendo Courage Campaign
Organized locally by Sujsan Klimist-Zingo: sklimist@gmail.com
“The best way not to fee hopeless is to get up and do something.” President Obama said that.
A statewide initiative that now has a local chapter, organized to promote activism and positive change in light of the recent election. There’s lots to do. If you want to contribute energy, time, support:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1619568148349569/
https://couragecampaign.org/

OUT OF THE ASHES FEATURED POETRY EVENING: Poetry & Writings in Response to the Mendocino & Lake County Wildfires

Featuring Linda Noel, Michael Riedell, Theresa Whitehill, Georgina Marie, Dot Brovarney, and Yvonne Kramer

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; reading begins at 6:30; event closes at 8:00 p.m.
Mendocino County Museum
400 East Commercial Street
Willits, CA 95490

For more information see the calendar listing at the Mendocino County Museum

In association with Out of the Ashes: Community Rebuilding Through Art

OUT OF THE ASHES COMMUNITY POETRY EVENING: Poetry & Writings from the Community in Response to the Mendocino & Lake County Wildfires

Sunday, October 21, 2018
2 to 4 pm
Ukiah Branch Library

To be considered as a participant in the reading, students from the Out of the Ashes workshops in August and September, along with the community at large, are invited to submit stories & poems written in response to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires in Mendocino & Lake Counties.

Submission Deadline: Friday, October 5, 2018

Stories & Poems should be 4 to 6 minutes in length or shorter

Send submissions to: Linda Noel: lindanoelmntn38@yahoo.com

Link to pdf flyer: http://www.coloredhorse.com/poetry/pdf/Out-of-the-Ashes-Readings-Flyer-v3.pdf

Produced by Linda Noel with support from the Ukiah Branch Library and in association with Out of the Ashes 2018

For more on the reading contact:
Ukiah Branch Library
105 North Main Street,
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 463-4490

Devreaux Baker Hungry Ghosts

Devreaux Baker Book Release Readings for her new collection, Hungry Ghosts

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Gallery Books, Mendocino
6:30 to 7:30 pm

Sunday, September 9, 2018
Point Arena Library, Point Arena
2:00 pm