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September 2003 Reading & Events Listings

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  • R.M. Engelhardt
    SEPTEMBER 2003 ALBANY POETRY EVENTS: OPEN POETRY MIKES & READINGS IN THE CAPITAL REGION LISTINGS... Monday, September 1st 2003 WomanWords & Friends Open Mike
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      SEPTEMBER 2003
      ALBANY POETRY EVENTS:


      OPEN POETRY MIKES & READINGS IN THE CAPITAL REGION

      LISTINGS...



      Monday, September 1st 2003
      WomanWords & Friends
      Open Mike Poetry
      hosted by Marilyn Day
      Doors Open At 7pm
      Featured Poets, September 2003:
      Lesley Tabor & TBA
      @ THE NEW AGE CABARET
      453 North Pearl St.
      Albany, NY 12204
      $3.00 Donation
      518-869-1706 wmnwords@...

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      Colony Cafe/ Woodstock, NY

      Monday, September 1 2003
      8:00pm

      Phil's Short Attention Span Variety Show
      (poetry, dance, theater, comedy, music)
      Hosted by Phillip Levine

      Colony Cafe
      22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY
      $3. pprod@...
      Every Monday

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      THE POETS LOUNGE
      Open Mike for Poets
      Tuesday September 2, 2003
      "The Poet's Lounge"
      Open Mike (signup at 7:30p)
      Hosted by Beth Waugh

      YOUR'S NIGHTCLUB
      145 Barret Street
      Schenectady, NY 12305

      *held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month



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      1st Wednesday of every month
      Caffe Lena Open Mic
      47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs
      www.caffelena.com
      7pm sign-up, 7:30 start $2
      Hosted by Carol Graser

      Scheduled Featured Poet:
      September 3, 2003: Victorio Reyes

      *Oct. 1st...The Albany Poetry Syndicate

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      Friday, September 5th, 2003
      10:00pm *HELD EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT!
      Grown Folks Music
      Clayton's: Open Mike & Poetry Slam
      Open Mike starts at 10pm
      Poetry Slam starts at 11:30pm
      ($50 cash prize; $5 entry fee)
      Hosted by Musa A. Zwana
      Clayton's
      244 Washington Ave., Albany, NY
      $3 cover. 518-426-4360 or www.blackstarline.net

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      Mudd Puddle Cafe, New Paltz, NY
      On Saturday, September 6, 2003
      At 8:00pm

      Featured poet and an open poetry mike
      Hosted by Amy Ouzoonian

      Mudd Puddle Cafe
      10 Main St., New Paltz, NY
      845-255-3436

      *Bimonthly

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      *new event!

      The Poetry Book Club
      Miss Jill's Artist Studio, 121 Adams St., Delmar, NY
      jillypoet@... info
      With A Discussion of
      "Fuel" by Naomi Shihab Nye.

      First meeting, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003 at 7pm.
      $3 donation

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      Second Monday Poetry Open Mic
      New Age Cabaret
      453 No. Pearl St.
      Albany, NY 12204
      518-482-2639
      starts at 7:30 pm
      $3 admission

      Featured poet for September 8th, 2003
      Carol Graser

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      Live From the Living Room, Albany, NY

      Wednesday, September 10, 2003

      Featured Poet & An open poetry mike

      (7pm signup-7:30pm start)
      Hosted by Don Levy

      Featured Poet: Pinata Goddess : A. C. Everson

      Capital District Gay & Lesbian Community Center
      332 Hudson Ave., Albany, NY
      518-462-6138

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      Soul Kitchen, Albany-NY

      Thursday, September 11 2003
      8:00pm

      Poetry Open Mike
      Hosted by Mojavi

      Clayton's Restaurant
      244 Washington Ave., Albany, NY

      info: musa@...

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      2nd Saturday of the month...September 13th
      WOODSTOCK POETRY SOCIETY
      Woodstock Town Hall
      76 Tinker Street, Woodstock
      2PM start

      Featured Poets:
      Ken Holland, Sharon Nichols, & Lisa Rings
      & an open mike
      Hosted by Bob Wright

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      On Sunday, September 14th, 2003
      At 3:00pm
      The Saratoga Poetry Zone,Saratoga, NY
      Featured Poets & Workshop
      Hosted by Mary Jablonski
      Saratoga Poetry Zone
      Community Room
      Saratoga Springs Public Library
      49 Henry Street
      Free to The public
      518-584-7860-call ahead
      Every Second Sunday (featured readers one month, open mike the next)

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      Colony Cafe-Woodstock, NY

      Monday, September 15, 2003
      8:00pm

      The Debut of The Albany Poetry Syndicate:

      Featuring poets:

      Thom Francis, Mary Panza, R.M. Engelhardt & Bone Leonard

      www.AlbanyPoetrySyndicate.com (info)

      Colony Cafe
      22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY
      $3. pprod@...
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      also:

      The Poet's Say

      An open mic night w/ a featured poet each month.
      Every third Monday @ 7:00pm starting
      September 15th at:

      The New Age Cabaret
      453 North Pearl Street, Albany

      Featured poet : Leo

      ($3 cover)
      For detailed information contact Emily at :
      thepoetsay@...

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      Cross Street Atelier, Saugerties, NY

      Tuesday, September 16th, 2003
      7:30pm

      Eliza Preatorius & Bob Wright
      + open poetry mike
      Hosted by Teresa Costa

      Cross Street Atelier
      7/11 Cross Street, Saugerties, NY
      For booking call 845-331-6713; teresacosta8@...

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      Changing Spaces Gallery, Albany, NY

      On Thursday, September 18th, 2003
      7:30pm

      Open Poetry Mike (1 poem each)
      Hosted by Dan Wilcox
      Featured Poet: Gene Damm

      Changing Spaces
      306 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY
      $2 Suggested Donation. 518-482-0262


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      KILL YOUR TV, FEED YOUR EARS
      Saturday September 20th, 8pm

      A monthly poetry reading featuring local writers at

      The Lark St. BookShop
      September's Poets:
      Thom Francis & K.A. Thayer

      The Lark St. BookShop
      215 Lark St., Albany
      7:30PM sign-up, 8PM start
      Hosted by Tanya Tarr
      $2 donation
      465-8126 for info

      also: September 2oth

      Voices of the Valley Poetry Open Mic, Kingston, NY

      With Featured Poets:

      R. M. Engelhardt, Haigan Smith & Marc Straus
      & open poets mike (2-poem limit)
      Hosted by Mike Jurkovic

      Voices of the Valley
      Monkey Joe Roasting Co.
      478 Broadway, Kingston, NY
      $3. 845-883-9172
      Every 3rd Saturday


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      On THURSDAY September 25th!
      SAY WORD!
      Open Mic Poetry!
      Hamilton Hill Arts Center
      409 Schenectady Street
      Schenectady, NY 12307
      518-346-1262
      *8pm-$5.00 Donation to The Arts Center
      Held on every fourth Thursday of each month
      "Bring your thoughts and emotions and let them be heard"
      Allow your soul to be soothed by the balm of the word.

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      A POET'S DAY:
      THE ALBANYWORDFEST 2003:
      At Valentine's, Saturday,
      September 27th 2003!
      From 12pm to 8pm!


      The AlbanyWordfest 2003: A Poet's Day:

      * 8 Groups Of Poets From All Over NY State & Beyond!
      (Woodstock, The Hudson Valley, Albany, CT, & others!)

      *An Incredible Open Mic For Poetry
      (sign up @3pm-
      Open Mike 6pm to 8pm downstairs!)

      *Music By Jason Martin, Dr. Sax and much more!

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      Sponsored by
      www.AlbanyPoets.Org & www.NodBooks.com

      WE'LL SEE YOU ON SEPTEMBER 27TH!

      MORE INFO TO COME!!!!
      Valentine's (upstairs)
      17 New Scotland Avenue
      Albany, NY

      note:

      **Individual Poet/ AlbanyWordfest Open Poetry Mike Paticipation
      happens on the day of the event, September 27th

      It will be held in the last two hours of the ALBANYWORDFEST POETRY
      MIKE on a first come/sign up basis at 3pm in the afternoon
      (Each poet gets one poem/5 min spotlight).

      *Individual entry fee is $5.00 for the event @THE DOOR,
      *poets as well as the general public.


      Any questions can also be directed to albanywordfest1@...


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      Colony Cafe: Multilingual Poetry Night, Woodstock, NY

      Sunday, September 28th

      Multilingual Poetry Night
      4pm to 6pm
      Hosted by Josie Peralta

      Colony Cafe
      22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY
      $5. 845-679-0431

      Every 4th Sunday

      At 7pm:

      Bilingual Poetry for Spanish and Spanish-American

      poets Hosted by Carlos Osorio & Jossie Peralta

      Colony Cafe
      22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY
      $5. 845-679-0431 or 845-679-2704


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      A Special
      SCHOOL OF NIGHT
      on Tuesday, September 30th will be :

      The School Of Night:
      A Free Form Jazz Edition & Open Mic For Jazz w/Dr. Sax!
      A Free Form Evening of Jazz hosted by musicians Mr. Bruce Richardson
      & James Washburn of Dr. Sax. All musicians are welcome on this
      evening to come and jam with The School of Night's most amazing pair.
      No Poetry Tonight....Just Jazz. All are invited to come and listen.
      8pm sign up to play, 8:30pm start time. $3.00 Donation.

      In October we go Back To The Poets!
      *Always on the Last Tuesday of each month...


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      * NOTE:

      All Events Scheduled Are Subject to Change So Please Call Ahead
      Before Each Event. To Be Listed Please Send Your Poetry/Venue
      Listings to albanypoetsorg@... at least One Month in Advance
      Before The Event To Be Included. Thank You.
      R.M. Engelhardt/Director
      Thom Francis/Co-Director



      Making The Albany, NY Poetry Scene Be Seen...

      www.AlbanyPoets.Org
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