Monday, April 13, 2009

Double Feature Thursday April 16


Bard Fest 2009 Double-Feature!

Thursday, April 16, 2009 - Awilda I. Castro-Suarez, Hard Bean Boyertown, Second Thursday Poetry hosted by Jodi Corbett and Luke Kasik, 7:00 pm. Open mic. Call for information, 610-223-4378.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 - Award-winning poet Lamont B. Steptoe, Poetry Reading and Book Signing, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County, 416 Franklin Street, Reading, 6:00 pm. Mr. Steptoe is the recipient of a 2006 Pew Fellowship in the Arts in Poetry, and the American Book Award in 2005 for his book, "A Long Movie of Shadows."

Call to reserve: 610-370-2629. This event is free and open to the general public. Reservations requested for reception hosted by the UU Church.

Liz Stanley
~Berks Bards

Membership: Marilyn Klimcho, Treasurer

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

7 Poets at Outsider Folk Art Gallery, GoggleWorks

Tonight the Outsider Folk Art Gallery at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts welcomes seven poets from Alvernia University, Kutztown University and Penn State Berks Campus: Tom Bierowski, Karen Blomain, Jayne Relaford Brown, Elizabeth DeMeo, Dubem Okafor, Berks County Poet Laureate Heather Thomas, and Andrew Vogel.

The event begins at 6 pm in the Gallery, Room 504, The GoggleWorks, 201 Washington ST, Reading, PA. Open mic. This event is part of the 2009 Bard Fest, sponsored by Berks Bards.

New gallery installation is "Ecologically Correct: The Philadelphia Dumpster Divers." (April 2 to June 10, 2009)

For more information, call 610-939-1737.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Love Song April 8th

Barbara DeCesare will be the featured guest on Poet's Pause, Wednesday, April 8th at 7:00 pm on Berks Community Television (BCTV). Doug Arnold is host. The program will be broadcast live on Comcast Cable Channel 13 in the Reading Area, as well as streaming online at

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