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Feb. 1st, 2009 @ 07:46 pm Address Change
This community has moved to:
http://saturdayafternoonpoetry.blogspot.com
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kingfisher1031:
Dec. 23rd, 2008 @ 05:50 am New Format for 2009!
Hey Cyber Poets,

Saturday Afternoon Poetry is undergoing a format change in 2009 to make each section of it a deeper experience. We will still meet EVERY Saturday in the backroom of the Santa Catalina Branch of the Pasadena Public Library on 999 E. Washington Blvd., but between 2pm and 4pm. Here's how it'll work:

January 3rd - EUP Writing Workshop
January 10th - Deep Critique
January 17th - Open Reading
January 24th - Field Trip, 12:30pm departure: Beyond Baroque Workshop
January 31st - Feature: Ruth Nolan and the Phantom Seed Poets

February 7th - Feature: M and Steve Williams
February 14th - EUP Writing Workshop
February 21st - Deep Critique
February 28th - Open Reading

March 7th - Feature: San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly # 41
March 14th - EUP Writing Workshop
March 21st - Deep Critique
March 28th - Open Reading

April 4th - Field Trip, 1:30pm departure: Poetry & Cookies in Altadena Library
April 11th - EUP Writing Workshop
April 18th - Deep Critique
April 25th - Open Reading

All events remain FREE, as always.

Hope to see you there,
Don Kingfisher Campbell
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kingfisher1031:
Dec. 21st, 2008 @ 08:20 am 2009 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Calendar
Hey Cyber Poets,

The publishing party for the poets being published in the 2009 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Calendar will be on Saturday, December 27th, 2008 between 2pm and 4pm in the backroom of the Santa Catalina Branch of the Pasadena Public Library on 999 E. Washington Blvd.

Here is a list of the poets:

LYNN HALLEY ALLGOOD
MICHELLE ANGELINI
THERESA ANTONIA
JACK BOWMAN
CALOKIE
DON KINGFISHER CAMPBELL
BRANDON CESMAT
BARBARA COGSWELL
PAULI DUTTON
HELEN GRAZIANO
CHARLES HARMON
ELEANOR HIGGINS
LINDY HILL
JEFFRY JENSEN
MINA KIRBY
KAREN KLINGMAN
DEBORAH P KOLODJI
SHARMAGNE LELAND-ST.JOHN
ELLARAINE LOCKIE
RADOMIR LUZA
TOTI O'BRIEN

Poets in attendance will receive a free copy of the calendar. Copies will also be available of the full-color digest-sized cardstock-covered 2009 calendar for just $5 each. If you cannot attend, you may order copies by going to http://paypal.com , selecting Send Money, and directing payment of $7 (includes $2 shipping) to kingfisher1031@charter.net , then just wait by the ol' mailbox for lightning-fast first class mail delivery!
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kingfisher1031:
Nov. 30th, 2008 @ 09:26 am Schedule for Saturday Afternoon Poetry in Pasadena
Hey CyberPoets,

Here's the schedule of featured poets for Saturday Afternoon Poetry during December in the backroom of the Santa Catalina Branch of the Pasadena Public Library on 999 E. Washington Blvd.

December 13th - Publication party for San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly #40, Fall 2008 Issue
December 20th - Holiday Poetry Slam. $5 donation per poet to participate. Winner-takes-all! Non-participants judge.
December 27th - Publication Party for the 2009 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Calendar. Please send up to three poems of no more than 30 lines each (including stanza breaks) in the body of an email message by December 13th to: kingfisher1031@charter.net  

We meet EVERY SATURDAY for three gas-saving events (except on FIELD TRIP days):

1:30 to 2:30pm - Emerging Urban Poets writing workshop
2:45 to 3:45pm - Pure Poetry critique workshop
4:00 to 5:00pm - Saturday Afternoon Poetry (featured poet(s) + open reading)

Attend any one, two, or three as you wish. It's always FREE!
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kingfisher1031:
Sep. 23rd, 2008 @ 08:32 am Emerging Urban Poets TOUR '08
Don Kingfisher Campbell and the Emerging Urban Poets (Michelle Angelini, Theresa Antonia, CaLokie, Barbara Cogswell, Pauline Dutton, Richard Dutton, Helen Graziano, Eleanor Higgins, Lindy Hill, Patrick Jeffries, Mina Kirby, James Pinkerton, Mary Frances Spencer, and Mary Torregrossa) are going on tour with their new anthology and CD! Watch for them at these venues:

Saturday, September 27th, 2pm inside the backroom of the Santa Catalina Branch of the Pasadena Public Library for Saturday Afternoon Poetry

Saturday, October 11th, 4pm at the Little Theater in Hollywood for the Artists For A Better World Festival

Sunday, October 12th, 4:30pm at the Lonny Chapman Repertory Theater in North Hollywood for the Sunday Poetry Spectacular

Thursday, October 16th, 7pm at the Bower Condo in Claremont for the Scriblerus Soiree

Saturday, October 18th, 7pm at the Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park for the tcCreative Press launch of Lisa Marie Sandoval's book

Sunday, October 19th, 12:30pm at the Pasadena Senior Center

Sunday, October 26th, 2pm at the Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park for La Palabra

Tuesday, November 4th, 7:30pm at the Union Artists Gallery in Ventura

Tuesday, November 11th, 9pm at the Cobalt in Canoga Park

Saturday, November 15th, 7pm at the Dorsey House in Lancaster

Sunday, November 16th, 2:30pm at the Home Brew Coffee Company in San Dimas for Our Poetic Souls

Wednesday, November 19th, 6pm at the Canyon Country Library in Santa Clarita for the Poets and Songwriters Workshop
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kingfisher1031:
Aug. 4th, 2008 @ 12:58 am Poets Tour the Mission Inn




After the Poetry Reading at the Riverside Library, Karine Armen led a group of poets on a tour of the Mission Inn.....

wedding cake
we lose count of the number
of brides
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JGardenBridge
dkolodji:
Jun. 7th, 2008 @ 11:58 pm Photo from Saturday Afternoon Poetry at Lindy's
On Saturday, May 31st, Saturday Afternoon Poetry was in the backyard of Lindy Hill. Here's a photo:





I was so inspired by Mary Nelson's readings of Mary Oliver poems that I went out and bought Oliver's New and Selected Poems, Volume Two immediately after the party.
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Egrets Reading
dkolodji: