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Maxine Hong Kingston

Maxine Hong Kingston, Al Young, Arlene Biala, Genny Lim, more

3 MAY 2017 — wednesday

SJSU Annual Legacy of Poetry Day celebrates Asian American poetry, featuring readings by an all-star cast of Bay Area-based Asian American poets, spoken-word artists, and musicians including poet, novelist, and memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior, To Be the Poet, Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Arlene Biala, her beckoning hands, California Poet Laureate emeritus Al Young, Something About the Blues , poet Barbara Jane Reyes, To Love as Aswang, Metro columnist and poet Gary Singh, Green Tea Ice Cream Stockings, poet Genny Lim, Child of War, accompanied by pianist Jon Jang, percussionist Jimmy Biala, saxophonist Francis Wong of the Pan-Asian Arkestra; San Jose spoken word artists and poets ASHA, Lorenz Dumuk, and Quyhn Nguyen, with musicians and founders of SJ Taiko, P.J. and Roy Hirabayashi, San Jose State University, Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose, free, kick off at 5:00, main stage program 7:00 (408/924-8501, lpdsjsufest.com)




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19 JULY 2018 — thursday

    CENTRAL:
  • Poetry Flash presents a reading by Seattle poets Elizabeth Cooperman and Thomas Walton, from their new book, The Last Mosaic, wheelchair accessible, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087, (www.moesbooks.com)
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    NORTH:
  • Marlene Cullen's Writer's Forum presents "Heading Down the Research Rabbit Hole: Layering Fiction and Non-Fiction Without Losing the Plot," with British American freelance journalist Frances Rivetti, Fog Valley Crush, who shares her tips and tools for managing research, scene setting, and how to avoid online procrastination, Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, free, 6:30-8:30 (www.thewritespot.us/forum.php)
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20 JULY 2018 — friday

21 JULY 2018 — saturday

22 JULY 2018 — sunday

23 JULY 2018 — monday

24 JULY 2018 — tuesday

    CENTRAL:
  • Friends of the San Francisco Public Library present "Tuesdays at North Beach," a weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent, hosted by Friends' Poet-in-Residence Jack Hirschman, this week features Toshi Washizu and Sharon Doubiago, North Beach Public Library, 850 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 6:30-8:00 (Byron Spooner, 415/626-7500, sfpl.org)
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25 JULY 2018 — wednesday

26 JULY 2018 — thursday

    CENTRAL:
  • Poetry Flash presents a reading by translator and poet William O'Daly, from Book of Twilight his new book of Neruda translations, just nominated for the Northern California Book Award in Translation, and Peter Weltner, The Return of What's Been Lost, wheelchair accessible, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com)
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27 JULY 2018 — friday

28 JULY 2018 — saturday

29 JULY 2018 — sunday

30 JULY 2018 — monday

31 JULY 2018 — tuesday

    CENTRAL:
  • Friends of the San Francisco Public Library present "Tuesdays at North Beach," a weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent, hosted by Friends' Poet-in-Residence Jack Hirschman, this week features Robert Anbian and Michael Koch, North Beach Public Library, 850 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 6:30-8:00 (Byron Spooner, 415/626-7500, sfpl.org)
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