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The Path Not Chosen: Caregivers

  The Path Not Chosen: Caregivers

From parents caring for children to healthcare workers caring for patients, caregiving is one of those paths that can have a long-lasting effect on people’s lives. The Path Not Chosen Series dedicates this installement to the caregivers in our lives. We’ll hear stories from poets who care for children, teachers to students, healthcare workers, family […]

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Ed Mabrey Returns: Birthday Celebration with Guest B-Jazz

  Ed Mabrey Returns: Birthday Celebration with Guest B-Jazz

Thursday, July 26th, at 7 pm, 4 time International Slam Poet Champion, Emmy Winner, featured on multiple seasons on TV One’s Verses & Flow, and Columbus’s Own Ed Mabrey Returns to Columbus Ohio!!! Founder of Black Pearl Poetry at the Brownstone (now Pelican Room) Ed returns to his roots to bring a SPECTACULAR SHOW! This […]

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Poetry Slam with Sara Abou Rashed and OH12 Congressional Candidate Jackie Patton

  Poetry Slam with Sara Abou Rashed and OH12 Congressional Candidate Jackie Patton

“I am throwing a poetry slam fund-raiser for my campaign, and am excited and honored to host award winning poet Sara Abou Rashed. Please join us to share your personal poems, writings or songs, and or to enjoy listening to others and to help raise funds for my campaign.” ~Jackie Patton Reading begins at 7:30 […]

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Quarter Given: New Poetry Series presented by Streetlight Guild

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Quarter Given: New Poetry Series presented by Streetlight Guild

Quarter Given: New Poetry is a truly exclusive poetry reading experience that features all-new work by a notable poet in an intimate setting, in which only 25 audience members are given access. Some of the work may be soon published or experimental, and almost all of it will be work you haven’t accessed in any […]

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Quarter Given: New Poetry Series presented by Streetlight Guild

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Quarter Given: New Poetry Series presented by Streetlight Guild

Quarter Given: New Poetry is a truly exclusive poetry reading experience that features all-new work by a notable poet in an intimate setting, in which only 25 audience members are given access. Some of the work may be soon published or experimental, and almost all of it will be work you haven’t accessed in any […]

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‘The Other Box’ Poetry Reading at Bottoms Up Centers Around Columbus Immigrants

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman ‘The Other Box’ Poetry Reading at Bottoms Up Centers Around Columbus Immigrants

A 2015 snapshot of the contributions of Columbus immigrants estimated that immigrants account for nearly 25 percent of all population growth. This Saturday, a poetry reading featuring these immigrants and their children will open up conversation around this increasingly contentious topic and its effects on voices right here at home. Featured poets include Anisa Gandevivala, Ruth Awad, Ethan Rivera, […]

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Steve Abbott Book Launch

  Steve Abbott Book Launch

Steve Abbott, sometimes called the godfather of Columbus poetry, will hold a book launch featuring readings from “A Green Line Between Green Fields,” his first full-length collection of poems. In addition to experience as a landscaper, alternative newspaper editor, criminal defendant, delivery truck driver, courtroom bailiff, free-lance writer, private investigator, PR flack, and college professor, […]

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