Category Archives: Philadelphia

Leonard Gontarek – Philadelphia, PA 2017

ORGANIZER: Leonard Gontarek CONTACT: gontarek9@earthlink.net 100000 POETS FOR CHANGE Leonard Gontarek Charles Carr & Co. Presented By POETRY IN COMMON & PEACE/WORKS Philadelphia PA USA The Radian (Outdoors) 3925 Walnut Street SEPTEMBER 30, 2 PM In Association With 100 THOUSAND … Continue reading

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Ariel Resnikoff and Jerome Rothenberg, Technicians of The Sacred: 50th Anniversary, Philadelphia, PA 2017

ORGANIZER: Ariel Resnikoff and Jerome Rothenberg, Kelly Writers House CONTACT: ariel.resnikoff@gmail.com   Since its first publication in 1968, JEROME ROTHENBERG’s Technicians of the Sacred has educated a generation of poets, artists, and readers to the multiple faces and possibilities of … Continue reading

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Steven Allen May – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2017

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Leonard Gontarek -West Philly, Pennsylvania 2016

ORGANIZER: Leonard Gontarek CONTACT: gontarek9@earthlink.net 100 Thousand Poets For Change – The Philadelphia Reading 9/24 PEACE/WORKS, POETRY IN COMMON, & THE GREEN LINE CAFE POETRY SERIES PRESENT 100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE – THE PHILADELPHIA POETS POETS FOR CHANGE – … Continue reading

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Leonard Gontarek-West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania- September 15, 2015

ORGANIZER: Leonard Gontarek CONTACT: gontarek9@earthlink.net THE GREEN LINE CAFE POETRY SERIES + PEACE / WORKS PRESENT: POETS FOR CHANGE – West Philly, USA TUESDAY, September 15, 2015, 6-8 PM This Is An Open Reading. Each poet is invited to read two … Continue reading

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Larry Robin-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015

ORGANIZER: Larry Robin CONTACT: larry@moonstoneartscenter.org Moonstone Arts Center  

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Larry Robin-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015

ORGANIZER: Larry Robin CONTACT: larry@moonstoneartscenter.org  

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Elliott batTzedek-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015

ORGANIZER: Elliott batTzedek CONTACT: outreach@bigbluemarblebooks.com

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Leonard Gontarek, Peace/Works and The Green Line Café-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014

ORGANIZER: Leonard Gontarek CONTACT: gontarek9@earthlink.net Leonard Gontarek, Peace/Works and The Green Line Café present Three Dozen Philadelphia Poets for Change. Poets reading their own work and the poetry of Denise Levertov. Denise Levertov, of course, committed her life to poetry and … Continue reading

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“(VRLive! Sara)”-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014

ORGANIZER: “(VRLive! Sara)” CONTACT: manycalled.fewchosen@gmail.com

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Larry Robin-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014

ORGANIZER: Larry Robin CONTACT: larry@moonstoneartscenter.org

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Peace On Streets-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014

ORGANIZER: Emery Moore CONTACT: railbuff8@aol.com

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Leonard Gontarek-Peace/Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2013

ORGANIZER: Leonard Gontarek

CONTACT: gontarek9@earthlink.net

Nine Philadelphia Poets For Change

The Poets:

Charles Carr
Katy Diana
Lillian Dunn
Katie Ford
Deborah Fries
Leonard Gontarek
Jennifer Hook
Iain Haley Pollock
Catie Rosemurgy

Location:

The outdoor café
of the Green Line Café located at 43rd & Baltimore Avenue, West
Philadelphia. Pennsylvania

Date & Time:

Saturday, September 28, 2-5 PM

Along with their own work,
the poets will read from
W.S. Merwin’s The Lice (first published in September 1967).
The entire book will be read throughout the afternoon.

Presented by:
Peace/Works:
Poetry Readings for Peace
and The Green Line Reading Series

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Leslie Harold-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2013

ORGANIZER: Leslie Harold CONTACT: road2624@gmail.com

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Ryan Eckes, Christophe Casamassima, Furniture Press, Philadelphia, PA 2013

Organizers: Ryan Eckes, Christophe Casamassima

Contact: ryaneckes@gmail.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/380913835344928/?notif_t=plan_user_invited

Saturday, September 28, 2013
12:00pm until 7:00pm in EDT

The Furniture Press Poetry Tour stops in Philly on 9/28
for a day of poetry & music
in solidarity w/ 100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE
(www.100tpc.org)

We’ll be raising funds for the Shalefield Organizing Committee, a group of concerned residents from across eastern Pennsylvania who work to protect human and ecological rights for those living in the shalefields. (http://shalefieldorganizing.wordpress.com/)

Come hang out and hear readings by:

Frank Sherlock
Carlos Soto-Román
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Mytili Jagannathan
Stan Mir
Eric Blasco
Martine Bellen
Magus Magnus
Ryan Eckes
Joshua Ware
Elizabeth Savage
Chris McCreary
Alyse Knorr
Iris Cushing
Chris Mason
Jacob A. Bennett
Jesse Nissim

and music by:

D.J. Robinson
Daquan
and more!

AND THERE WILL BE BEER!

100,000 Poets for Change: http://www.100tpc.org/
Furniture Press: http://furniturepressbooks.com/home/
Shalefield Organizing Committee: http://shalefieldorganizing.wordpress.com/

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Peace On Streets-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2013

ORGANIZER: Emery Moore CONTACT: railbuff8@aol.com

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Jacqueline Taylor-Adams-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2013

ORGANIZER: Jacqueline Taylor-Adams CONTACT: talk2us@mastergriotradio.com

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Kelly Writers House-Philadelphia, PA

Organizer: Jessica Lowenthal, Kelly Writers House Contact: jalowent@writing.upenn.edu Location: Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania 3805 Locust Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104 tel: 215-746-POEM fax: 215-573-9750 Time: Begins at 1pm

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Peace On Streets-100 Thousand Poets for Change event, Philadelphia, PA

Organizer: Emery Moore, Peace On Streets

Contact: railbuff8@aol.com

Peace On Streets FB page http://www.facebook.com/peace.streets

ARE YOU READY? ARE YOU READY? This Saturday, September 29, 2012, Residents Organized for Advocacy and Direction (ROAD), Safe Haven Re-Entry Program (SHaRP), Peace on Streets and Uniminds, with Tasker Elite providing staging, presents a global event, “100 Thousand Poets for Change” (www.100tpc.org). Join us for a community celebration of artistic, creative expression in honor of peace and sustainability. Location: Benson’s Lot, 2700 Wharton Street. Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm; 10:00am set-up. Join us and experience our various performers, speakers, expressionists, politicians and a Help Fair! STRENGTH, SUSTAINABILITY AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY is ROAD’s vision. See you there!

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