Friday, January 15, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016 6-8 p.m. at the GoggleWorks with Community Activist and Poet Noah Ayala

This artist is a Community Activist who inspires with his bold expression. He captivates young minds one poem at a time.

Noah has served our community by taking part in mentoring programs all over the city from the I Lead Charter School to the Children's Home of Reading. He uses the art of the spoken word to deliver his outlook on life.
Noah has been inspired by the hip-hop culture and many poetic souls throughout his journey.
Please welcome to Berks Bards, First Thursday in February, the Poet Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Noah Ayala

An open mic will follow Noah's reading.

This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, January 4, 2016

January 7, 2016 6 to 8 p.m. at the GoggleWorks for the poetry of Alexandra Papoutsis

Join Berks Bards in welcoming Alexandra Papoutsis to First Thursday.

Papoutsis was the 2014 Berks County Scholastic Poet Laureate. She graduated from Wilson High School in 2015, and currently attends Albright College where she studies Accounting. At Albright she is a part of the Honors Program, and also received the Shirk Scholarship which is based on community service involvement. In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, hanging out with her friends, and reading. She loves to inspire people and hopes to eventually publish some of her works.

An open mic will follow the reading.  

Berks Bards is supported in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts administered locally by the Berks Arts Council and by the Friends of Berks County Libraries.