Birthday and Arts Extravaganza on Wednesday, August 10 at 5 p.m.

You are cordially invited to the Birthday and Arts Extravaganza

Wednesday, August 10 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Art & Ray Boutique & Fine Art Gallery at 305 East 9th Street, East Village, NY 10003

It’s Dorothy Friedman August’s birthday and there will be cake, wine, beer, and other refreshments as well.

Didi Champagne will have her amazing artwork and books for sell.

A fabulous line-up of poets and musicians to entertain, plus Didi and Dorothy will perform their duet, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

Special poetry reading by Didi Champagne and Dorothy Friedman-August

Poets scheduled to read:

Austin Alexis, Madeline Artenberg, Dorothy Cantwell, Patricia Carragon, Mitch Corber, Phillip Giambri, Evelyn Katz, Linda Kleinbub, Ron Kolm, Elizabeth Morse, Nicca Ray, Barbara Rosenthal, Marianne Sciberras, Susan Weiman, Francine Witte, Ernest Woodley

Musicians to perform:

David Banish, Daniel Carter, Rick Eckerle, Don Fuchs, Diana Gitesha Hernandez, Ptr Kozlowski, Perry Masco, Susan Mitchell, Matthew Paris, Su Polo, Linda Schwartz

Admission is FREE!

Patricia Carragon as the Emcee

Check out event on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/events/419769040176057?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark_search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D

Please RSVP to either Patricia Carragon at pcarragon@gmail.com

or Didi Champagne at dididlicious@gmail.com

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Birthday and Arts Extravaganza on Wednesday, August 10 at 5 p.m.

You are cordially invited to the Birthday and Arts Extravaganza

Wednesday, August 10 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Art & Ray Boutique & Fine Art Gallery at 305 East 9th Street, East Village, NY 10003

It’s Dorothy Friedman August’s birthday and there will be cake, wine, beer, and other refreshments as well.

Didi Champagne will have her amazing artwork and books for sell.

A fabulous line-up of poets and musicians to entertain, plus Didi and Dorothy will perform their duet, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

Special poetry reading by Didi Champagne and Dorothy Friedman-August

Poets scheduled to read:

Austin Alexis, Madeline Artenberg, Dorothy Cantwell, Patricia Carragon, Phillip Giambri, Jennifer Juneau, Evelyn Katz, Linda Kleinbub, Ron Kolm, Nicca Ray, Susan Weiman, Francine Witte, Ernest Woodley

Musicians to perform:

David Banish, Daniel Carter, Rick Eckerle, Don Fuchs, Diana Gitesha Hernandez, Ptr Kozlowski, Perry Masco, Susan Mitchell, Matthew Paris, Su Polo, Linda Schwartz

Admission is FREE!

Patricia Carragon to Emcee Event

Check out event on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/events/419769040176057?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark_search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D

Please RSVP to either Patricia Carragon at pcarragon@gmail.com

or Didi Champagne at dididlicious@gmail.com

Laborfest 2022, Tuesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. EST

Fighting for A New World, Poets & Musicians

July 12, 8 p.m EST

Zoom Event

FREE

Join LaborFest when we have labor music and poets from around the US.
Musicians include Matt Seidel and others.
Poets:
– Christopher Hirschmann Brandt is a writer, political activist, translator, carpenter, actor and theatre worker who teaches poetry workshops, Peace and Justice and theatre courses at Fordham and Pace Universities. His poems, essays and translations have been published in Spain, France, and Mexico as well as in US journals and anthologies.
– Ama Birch lives and works in New York City. Belladonna* published her chapbook, “(Spirit)” in June of 2022 as part of their Lesbian Allstars series.
– Patricia Carragon has been widely published online and in print. Her debut novel, Angel Fire, is from Alien Buddha Press. Her books from Poets Wear Prada are Meowku and The Cupcake Chronicles. She hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online.
– Linda Kleinbub is the curator of Fahrenheit Open Mic, founder of Pen Pal Poets & editor of Pink Trees Press. Linda was one of six local poets invited to read at the Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2021. Some of her work is found in The Best American Poetry, Brooklyn Rail, The Observer, and Sensitive Skin Magazine. Her first full-length book of poetry COVER CHARGE is an Unbearables Title from Autonomedia.
– Eve Packer: Bronx-born, poet/performer/actress, appears solo, w/music, in dance and theatre. Grants and awards include NYFA, Jerome Foundation, NEH, and NYSCA. She has published four poetry books, skulls head samba,, playland poems 1994-2004, new nails. (Fly By Night Press). Fall ’21 sees her new book no mask no talk corona poems 2020-2021 (w/photos) from Autonomedia Press. Has several poetry/jazz CD’s w/ saxophonist Noah Howard & others. Teaches at WCC. Honored to the skies to have known steve cannon and be one of the Tribes mom, grandmom, Lives downtown and swims daily.
– Jenifer Vernon is author of Rock Candy on West End Press and active with the Working-Class Studies Association (WCSA). You can see one of her poems, “Bobbie the Girl,” on WCSA’s website under the WCSA Creatives Corner section. She and Rosie O’Halloran got this section going in 2022. She lives on Nisenan lands in a place currently called Folsom, California with her family; and teaches communication and journalism at Sierra (Community) College.”
– Howard Pflanzer (poetry organizer) poet, playwright, and lyricist and co-founder of Crossways Theatre. Dead Birds or Avian Blues, his book of short poetic satiric plays and poetry, was published by Fly By Night Press. He was the prizewinning Poet of the Month of The Poetry Company. His hybrid performance piece, Walt Whitman Opera, adapted from Whitman’s poetry with music by Constance Cooper, was presented at the undergroundzero festival in New York.

Poets Building Bridges, Sunday, March 6 FROM 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST

Proud to be part of this spectacular event. Thank you, George Wallace for inviting me to read:

The second in a month-long series of triangulations between international communities of poets, conceived, produced and directed by series host George Wallace.

Attendance at this zoom event, which will also be streamed live on Facebook and recorded and posted on Youtube, is free.  

Please note morning start!

Featured on March 6 are the following: 

From BULGARIA; Anton Baev, Elka Dimitrova, and poet/musician Ivan Hristo (poet / musician) 

From GEORGIA: Shota Iatashvili, Paata Shamugia, and musician Erikle Deisadze 

From NYC: Billy Cancel, Patricia Carragon, Chatham Grey, and musician Ptr Kozlowski 

In addition to Wallace, comperes for the event are Anton Baev, Shota Iatashvili. Facebook livestream will be hosted by great weather for MEDIA. YouTube recording courtesy of Cultivating Voices. 

Please register on Eventbrite:

This event is the second in the inaugural World Poetry Day Triangulation Project, an arts collaboration joining poets and musicians worldwide for six days in March, 2022.

FORVER NIGHT, SIEMPRE NOCHE The 23rd Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/ Performance Extravaganza

FORVER NIGHT, SIEMPRE NOCHE

The 23rd Alternative New Year’s Day
Spoken Word/ Performance
Extravaganza

170 plus Performers
Poetry, Performance/ Music/ Dance
Plus Open Mic – Sign Up Early!

Sunday, January 1, 2017
2 p.m. to Midnight

Admission is Free

Patricia Carragon is scheduled to read between
4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Nuyorican Poets Café
236 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10009
(212) 505 – 8183

Subway:

F to Second Avenue

http://roguescholars.com/anydswpe/info.html


http://www.nuyorican.org/

http://web.mta.info/weekender/lineview.html?r=r

Bring paperback books to donate
to Books Through Bars

Patricia Carragon November Events

Patricia Carragon November Events:

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Proud to be one of the readers:

Pen Womens Workshop Reading at Pen American Center

Tuesday, November 1 at 6:00 p.m.

Led by founder and director Ilsa Gilbert, and now in it’s 24th year,

the PEN Women’s Literary Workshop will present readings of original

work in poetry and prose featuring:
Ilsa Gilbert, Rosalie Calabrese, Bracha Nechama Bomze,

Patricia Carragon, Caroline Thomas, Marni Rice, Jan Castro,

Roberta Gould, Alice Jacoby, Anne Weichberger, Gloria Vando,

Maria Arrillagra, Mimi Stern-Wolfe, and more.

PEN American Center

588 Broadway #303

New York, NY 10012

Admission Free; Reception to follow

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/787730638033948/

Subways:

D, F, M to Broadway-Lafayette, 4, 6 to Bleecker St., R to Prince St., E, A, C, to Spring St.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 2:00 P.M. AT THE NEW YORK POETRY FORUM

 

Soldiers’, Sailors’, Marines’ and Airmen’s Club

283 Lexington Avenue (between East 36th and 37th Sts)

New York, NY 10016

Hosted by Daniel Fernandez

with Patricia Carragon, Jay Chollick, Peggy Fitzgerald,

Katherine Hogan, and a lecture by James De Martini

$4 Members, $5 Non-members. Open Mic
FACEBOOK EVENT:
Subways:

6 to 33rd Street,

6, 4, 5, and Shuttle

to Grand Central

REMINDER: Concetta Abbate, Jan Castro, Jay Chollick at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, November 5 at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER:

Concetta Abbate, Jan Castro, Jay Chollick at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, November 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016
 
Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
 
Brownstone Poets presents Concetta Abbate, Jan Castro, and Jay Chollick on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.
 
 


Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
 
Concetta Abbate
Jan Castro
Jay Chollick
 


@ Park Plaza Restaurant

 
220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

 
718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

R to Court Street


4 or  to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

Please check the MTA’s “The Weekender” for all transit updates.

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html


$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
 
 en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712 
 
Bios:
 
 
 
 
 
Concetta Abbate, a NYC violinist, violist, vocalist, and composer, began studying classical violin and ear training at age 4. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry in Spanish, and everyday objects and sounds. She released her first solo album Falling in Time in February 2015 (Waterbug Records.) She has performed at The East Indian Music Academy, the Rubin Art Museum, The Eastman School of Music, Cornelia Street Cafe, Columbia University, and more. She was a visiting composer in residence at TAKT gallery in Berlin this past winter. Concetta performed with poet Cornelius Eady (Kattywompus Press), guitarist Charlie Rauh (Brain Plan Records), and Latin music band Inti and the Moon (Intiluna Records). She is the musical director of a music education non-profit,”Teacup Music”. She’s currently pursuing graduate studies in Music and Music education at Columbia University and has received grants from the Charles Mayer Foundation, as well as The Roothbert Fund.
 
 
 
Jan Garden Castro’s poetry chapbooks—The Last Frontier (Eclectic Press) and Mandala of the Five Senses are out of print. Her poetry and other writings have appeared in periodicals includingAmerican Poetry Review, American Book Review, Sculpture Magazine, Bomb, The Nation, New Letters, Roof, and Telephone. Castro was a finalist for the Adirondack Review Fulton Fiction Prize and received the CCLM Editor’s Award as Editor of River Styx Magazine. She blogs monthly at http://www.sculpture.org and is Contributing Editor for Sculpture Magazine. She has curated exhibitions for JAMA (Japan Association of Art Museums), and ICPNA (Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano – Lima). See http://www.jancastro.com for her books, interviews, and essays. 
 
 
Jay Chollick: The word’s most harmless terrorist; shadowy at the open mic; insufferable in print; bookish in slim volumes: Colors; American Vesuvius; FiveO The Stately Poems; prizes & awards but not the bluest ribbons; big mouth on the radio; a tv pipsqueak, for which only his one hand claps.

Concetta Abbate, Jan Castro, Jay Chollick at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, November 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016
 
Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
 
Brownstone Poets presents Concetta Abbate, Jan Castro, and Jay Chollick on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.
 
 


Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
 
Concetta Abbate
Jan Castro
Jay Chollick
 


@ Park Plaza Restaurant

 

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

 
718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:
Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

R to Court Street


4 or  to 5 Borough Hall
For more directions:

Please check the MTA’s “The Weekender” for all transit updates.

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html


$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon

 

pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
 
 en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712 
 
Bios:
 
 
 
 
 
Concetta Abbate, a NYC violinist, violist, vocalist, and composer, began studying classical violin and ear training at age 4. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry in Spanish, and everyday objects and sounds. She released her first solo album Falling in Time in February 2015 (Waterbug Records.) She has performed at The East Indian Music Academy, the Rubin Art Museum, The Eastman School of Music, Cornelia Street Cafe, Columbia University, and more. She was a visiting composer in residence at TAKT gallery in Berlin this past winter. Concetta performed with poet Cornelius Eady (Kattywompus Press), guitarist Charlie Rauh (Brain Plan Records), and Latin music band Inti and the Moon (Intiluna Records). She is the musical director of a music education non-profit,”Teacup Music”. She’s currently pursuing graduate studies in Music and Music education at Columbia University and has received grants from the Charles Mayer Foundation, as well as The Roothbert Fund.
 
 
 
Jan Garden Castro’s poetry chapbooks—The Last Frontier (Eclectic Press) and Mandala of the Five Senses are out of print. Her poetry and other writings have appeared in periodicals includingAmerican Poetry Review, American Book Review, Sculpture Magazine, Bomb, The Nation, New Letters, Roof, and Telephone. Castro was a finalist for the Adirondack Review Fulton Fiction Prize and received the CCLM Editor’s Award as Editor of River Styx Magazine. She blogs monthly at http://www.sculpture.org and is Contributing Editor for Sculpture Magazine. She has curated exhibitions for JAMA (Japan Association of Art Museums), and ICPNA (Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano – Lima). See http://www.jancastro.com for her books, interviews, and essays. 
 
 
Jay Chollick: The word’s most harmless terrorist; shadowy at the open mic; insufferable in print; bookish in slim volumes: Colors; American Vesuvius; FiveO The Stately Poems; prizes & awards but not the bluest ribbons; big mouth on the radio; a tv pipsqueak, for which only his one hand claps.

REMINDER: Evie Ivy’s Dance of the Word, Friday, October 30 at 6 p.m. at Cornelia Street CafeCoe

REMINDER: Evie Ivy’s Dance of the Word, Friday, October 30 at 6 p.m. at Cornelia Street Cafe

REMINDER:

Join us for Evie Ivy’s Dance of the Word 
A Halloween Harvest of Dance, Poetry, and Music
 
Friday, October 30, 2015  from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
 
MC: Alan Baxter
 
Poets: Amy Barone, Mary Askin-Jencsik, Patricia Carragon, Mark Johnson, Anthony Moscini, Bob Heman, Gordon Gilbert, Yi Wu
 

Dancers: Evie Ivy, Sword Dancer: Cleopatra Amaris

Musicians: Jazz Pianist: Paul Knopf,

Special Presentation: Len Vretholm



The Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
Greenwich Village, NY – 10014
212-989-9319
 
Subways: A, C, E, B, D, F to West 4th Street
1 to Christopher Street -Sheridan Sq.