For one night only, Tuesday, March 18, Nitty Gritty Slam #66 will be at The Linda for the final Open Slam as we get closer to the Grand Slam.
The 2014 “Frequency North” readings at The College of Saint Rose roll on with renowned poets Sean Thomas Dougherty and January Gill O’Neil.
We have another solid seven days of poetry and spoken word ahead of us in upstate New York starting Sunday afternoon in Troy at The Arts Center.
Poet Catherine Norr will read from his work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:30PM.
The monthly Woodstock Poetry Society reading is this coming Saturday afternoon at the Golden Notebook featuring Marina Mati and Robert Milby.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2014 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry and spoken word of upstate NY.
Poet and spoken word artist Karen Schoemer will give two area performances in March as part of the Schoemer Formation, a three-piece live band.
The Fifth Annual Smith’s Tavern Poet Laureate Contest will be taking place on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Smith’s Tavern in Voorheesville.
Here’s the full lineup of everything that is going on in the upstate poetry and spoken word our community this coming week.
On Tuesday, March 4 we are back at our new home, The Low Beat, for Nitty Gritty Slam #65, Albany’s one and only poetry slam series.
We’re kicking off the week with the Sunday Four Open Mic in Voorheesville on Sunday followed by Poets Speak Loud at McGeary’s on Monday.
It’s a phrase that Mary says to her daughter all the time, starting when she was in the temper tantrum phase. Now it takes on a whole new meaning.
The next poetry reading and open mic at Caffe Lena is coming up on Wednesday, March 5 with featured poets Cara Benson and Colie Collen.
Harvey Havel will read from “Mother, A Memoir”, and also “Charlie Zero’s Last-Ditch Attempt, A Novel”, at the Hudson River Coffee Company.
Albany Poets returns to McGeary’s on Monday, February 24, for Poets Speak Loud. with featured poet Saint Rose professor Melody Davis.
Maggie Estep passed away on Wednesday in Albany of complications from a heart attack that she suffered at her home in Hudson, NY on Sunday.
We have another big week of poetry and spoken word including a fresh Nitty Gritty Slam and the Third Thursday Poetry Night right on Central Ave.