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Beast Crawl: Leg 2

2 SEPTEMBER 2017 — saturday

Beast Crawl: Leg 2 presents Leg 2 Open Mic, hosted by Rivet Journal and Red Bridge Press, with Deborah K. Steinberg and Lindsay Merbaum, sign up thirty minutes prior, three-minute limit, Laurel Book Store, 1423 Broadway; "Kearney St. Workshop and Asian Ameican Art Museaum: Interdisciplinary Writers Lab" reading by Shelley Wong, Lark Omura, Matt Nelson, Derrick Carr, Vida Kuang, host Jason Bayani, Farley's East, 33 Grand Avenue; "Small Press Distrubution: The Oak" reading by Leora Fridman, Ivy Johnson, Amy Berkowitz, Lindsey Boldt, host Johnny T. Hernandez, Econo Jam Records, 2519 Telegraph Avenue; "Be About It: Beelzebub About it" reading with Rhea 'Alex' Smith, A. Razor, Ham Coquette, Mike Bushnell, host Alexandra Naughton, Darling's Elixirs,1635 Broadway; "Saturday Night Special" reading by Peter Thomas Bullen, Terron "Kwesi" Wilkerson, G. Macias Gusman, Lisa Martinovic, Dillie Dauley, host Hollie Hardy, Telegraph Beer Garden, 2318 Telegraph Avenue; "StorySlam Oakland: Truth & Consequences" reading by Gina Gold, Justin Lockwood, Josh Cereghino, Mosa Maxwell-Smith, Lauren Chouinard, Abdul Kenyatta, host Julie Soller, The Layover Lounge, 1517 Franklin Street; "Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Showcase 2017: Finalist Performance and New Laureate Announcement" reading by Lucy Flattery-Vickness, Miles de Rosa, Lilah Mottley, Lizette Navarro, Euna Bonovich, and others, host Peggy Simmons, Chapter 510 & The Department of Make Believe, 2301 Telegraph Avenue; "Perfectly Queer East Bay" reading by Anand Vedawala, Anna Pulley, Gar McVey-Russell, hosts Rick May and Wayne Goodman, The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster Street; "Naked Bulb Press: Sixth Sense" reading by Bill Gainer, Steve Goldberg, Laura A. Zink, Kwan Booth, Iwalani Venerable, Andrew. J. Thomas, William Taylor Jr., host Missy Church, Agave Uptown, 2135 Franklin Street; "Big Bridge: Bridge Beyond the Universe" reading by Maxine Chernoff, Nick Johnson, Nicia De'Lovely, Fisayo Adeyeye, Clement Tsang, Karen Penley, host Youssef Alaoui, Woods Bar & Brewery, 1701 Telegraph Avenue; "Skinless: New and Raw Writing" reading by Keith Gaboury, Richard Lorenger, Matthew Sherling, Daryl Llamas, Indiana Pehlivanova, SB Stokes, host SB Stokes, The Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph Avenue; "Literary Speakeasy: Drunk on Words" reading by Annah Anti-Palindrome, Alia Volz, Kay Nilsson, host James J. Siegel, The Miranda, 1739 Broadway Avenue, all in downtown Oakland; free, 6:30-7:30 (415/706-9128,

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16 DECEMBER 2017 — saturday

  • Café Society Holiday Book Party, Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place, Point Richmond, free street parking on Railroad Avenue, 4:00-7:00 (
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17 DECEMBER 2017 — sunday

18 DECEMBER 2017 — monday

  • Poetry Express presents reading by Michael Caylo-Baradi open reading follows, hosted by Bruce, Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, 7:00-9:00 (,
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19 DECEMBER 2017 — tuesday

  • Tuesdays at North Beach, a weekly poetry series celebrating international poets and showcasing local talent, presents a reading by Maria Medina Serafin and Colin O'Leary, curated by Jack Hirschman, North Beach Branch Library, 850 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, 6:30 (415/522-8602,
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20 DECEMBER 2017 — wednesday

21 DECEMBER 2017 — thursday

  • Third Thursday Poetry & Jazz Improv Reading Series features Solstice Open Mic and community party, hosted by blake more, reading begins with live jazz by local musicians and an open mic with jazz improve, 215 Main Pub, 215 Main Street, Point Arena, free, 7:00 (707/884-9189,,
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