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View video of Salerno created especially for the 100TPC World Conference!
100 TPC organizers from over 30 countries have contacted us to express their interest and enthusiasm in seeing this world conference happen. So, we are working very hard to make it happen!
The 100 Thousand Poets for Change World Conference is an amazing opportunity for us to come together. Finally, we will all be able to sit in one room and discuss our concerns and our dreams for the future of 100 Thousand Poets for Change, as well as share our poetry and activism with organizers from all over the world!
Terri Carrion and Michael Rothenberg co-founders of 100 TPC and regional organizers, 100 TPC Salerno and The Alfonso Gatto Cultural Foundation will be coordinating this 5 day conference consisting of meetings and gatherings for 100TPC organizers, dinners and poetry readings, music events, a day long festival of poetry, dance, art and more, public lectures and workshops, as well as a tour of historic Salerno and a day trip to Pompeii!
Meetings and events will be held at the beautiful Monumental Complex of St. Sofia in the historic center of Salerno. Salerno is a small city in the Campania region (south-western Italy) and is the capital of the province of the same name. It is located on the Gulf of Salerno on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Salerno is the main town close to the famous and beautiful Amalfi Coast.
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Writers Against Domestic Violence – 100 Thousand Poets for Change
Friday, Mar. 27, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cry of the Nightbird is a collection of prose and poetry pieces of a hidden tragedy: violence in homes, living in fear, and forced silence. Authors from every walk of life and every aspect of this difficult issue raise their voices as one to end this silence, to bring freedom and release for themselves and others. These words will inform and inspire readers: give them eyes to see, a way to express, and motivation to act.
Kalia Mussetter, Diane Madrigal, Spirette Dotter, Dianna Grayer (performing with Sheridan Gold on drums/wooden flute) and Michelle Wing (a co-editor of the collection) will read their pieces. Ann Hutchinson (a co-editor) will MC. There will also be music, TBA.
$5 minimum purchase required to support the venue – teas, wine, beer, juices, chai, etc.; vegetarian buffet dinner available
Gaia’s Garden Restaurant, 1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA
April 19th-Frederick, Maryland-National Poetry Month & Earth Day Event!
Congratulations to Ivonne Sanchez Barea for making Granada, Spain the first Spanish language city to be named City of Literature by UNESCO!
Dear friends and subscribers, supporters, and all those that joined the campaign for the City of GRANADA to become part of the circuit of UNESCO as capital of the Creative Cities Network.
On December 1, 2014, the City of Granada was named Capital of Literature.
It is the first Spanish language speaking city to be appointed, and this will be for the benefit of culture, poetry, literature and all cultural expression.
All your contributions have helped make this dream a reality.
Congratulations to GRANADA and to all.
Thanks for your help and support!
Ivonne Sanchez Barea- Organizer: 100TPC Granada
See GRANADA”S EVENT PAGE for links and articles.