Friday, April 2, 2010

AWP Off-Site: ONE POEM FESTIVAL

FRIDAY, APRIL 9

6:30 - 9 PM
@
Dikeou Collection
1615 California St., Suite 515
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-3001


featuring

Aaron A. Abeyta
Naomi Ayala
Oscar Bermeo
Richard Blanco
Xánath Caraza
Lorna Dee Cervantes
John Chávez
David Dominguez
Mario Duarte
Juliana Aragón Fatula
Harrison Candelaria Fletcher
Diana García
Liz Gonzalez
Tim Z. Hernández
Lisa Jimenez
Sheryl Luna
J. Michael Martínez
Michael Luis Medrano
Maria Melendez
Carolina Monsiváis
Juan J. Morales
Kristin Naca
Emmy Pérez
Manuel Ramos
John Michael Rivera
Carmen Giménez Smith
Gloria Vando
Dan Vera
Rich Villar

MC: John-Michael Rivera
*
e-flyer designed

by

elena minor

4 comments:

MANY VOICES ONE VISION / MUCHAS VOCES UNA VISION said...

Dear Francisco: I hope your ONE POEM FESTIVAL at AWP goes well. On March 28, 2010, we did a collective benefit poetry reading for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti and Chile at La Peña in Berkeley. We called this reading MUCHAS VOCES/ONE VISIÓN•MANY VOICES/ONE VISION, and it was drawn on the FLORICANTO tradition of including poetry and music. In three and a half hours we had more than 30 Bay Area poets sharing their poems, voices, souls, and hearts in solidarity with the people of Haiti and Chile. The poetry reading really worked out incredibly well, it was moving, heartfelt, refreshing, provoking; a community building event the went very smoothly. Groups of seven poets came to to stage to read for 5 minutes max. It was intergenerational and multicultural. It included emerging poets as well as well-established ones like a former Poet Laureate of California as well as Poet Laureates of many locations in Northern California. The audience loved it. An on top of all, we were able to raise about $1,100 dollars in donations for worthy couses. I wish you the best on April 9 in Denver, Colorado. Muchos saludos, Francisco X. Alarcón

MANY VOICES ONE VISION / MUCHAS VOCES UNA VISION said...

Dear Francisco: I hope your ONE POEM FESTIVAL at AWP goes well. On March 28, 2010, we did a collective benefit poetry reading for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti and Chile at La Peña in Berkeley. We called this reading MUCHAS VOCES/ONE VISIÓN•MANY VOICES/ONE VISION, and it was drawn on the FLORICANTO tradition of including poetry and music. In three and a half hours we had more than 30 Bay Area poets sharing their poems, voices, souls, and hearts in solidarity with the people of Haiti and Chile. The poetry reading really worked out incredibly well, it was moving, heartfelt, refreshing, provoking; a community building event the went very smoothly. Groups of seven poets came to to stage to read for 5 minutes max. It was intergenerational and multicultural. It included emerging poets as well as well-established ones like a former Poet Laureate of California as well as Poet Laureates of many locations in Northern California. The audience loved it. An on top of all, we were able to raise about $1,100 dollars in donations for worthy couses. I wish you the best on April 9 in Denver, Colorado. Muchos saludos, Francisco X. Alarcón

msedano said...

the world needs fotos, video! ditto AWP.

ate,
mvs

Carmen Calatayud, LCPC said...

wow, this will be a SPECTACULAR reading! wish i could be there but i will be sending my heart and spirit to all of you wonderful poets. saludos francisco!