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Beast Crawl: Leg 3

2 SEPTEMBER 2017 — saturday

Beast Crawl: Leg 3 presents Leg 3 Open Mic, hosted by Matthew DeCoster, sign up thirty minutes prior, three-minute limit, The Legionnaire Saloon, 2272 Telegraph Avenue; Manic D Press: KAPOW! and Your Golden Sun Still Shines readings, KAPOW! reading by Juliette Torrez, James Tracy, Jon Longhi, Cas McGee, Tarin Towers, Your Golden Sun Still Shines reading by Denise Sullivan, Peter Case, Dee Allen, Kelly Dessaint, host Jennifer Joseph, Drexl Bar, 382 19th Street; Foglifter: We'll show You Monstrous reading by Nancy Au, Carson Beker, MK Chavez, Kim Freeman, Danny Thanh Nguyen, Milo Gallagher, host Foglifter Press, Club BNB, 2120 Broadway; "LIMINAL: Boundaries" reading Lyndsey Ellis, Liz Green, Elise Hunter, Liza Kuney, Bonnie Wai Lee Kwong, Raina J. León, Ginger Murray, Norma Smith, Kelechi Ubozoh, Lenore Weiss, host Gina Goldblatt, The Good Hop Bottle Shop, 2421 Telegraph Avenue; "Sunday Stories Writing Group: Brown People Don't Read?" reading by Blanca Torres-Aldana, Scott Russell Duncan, Jenny Irizary, Aya de Leon, Roger Porter, host Lisa D. Gray, Agave Uptown (AU), 2135 Franklin Street; "Elderotica:Dirty Old Women Read Sexy Stories" reading by Charli Allen, Lynx Canon, Stella Fosse, Rose K. Mark, Jan Steckel, host Lynx Canon, Feelmore 510/Feelmore Adult Gallery, 1703 Telegraph Avenue; "Bay Area Trans Writer's Workshop" reading by Reece Muldrow, Avren Keating, Mason Jairo Olaya-Smith, Jasper Jay, host Natasha Dennerstein, Bar 355, 355 19th Street; "Tourettes Without Regrets" reading by Alexandria Love, Duke The Bossman, Rachel Lark, Josh Healey, Frak, Kaila Love, SYzYgY, host Jamie DeWolf, Starline Social Club, 645 W. Grand Avenue; "¿Donde Esta Mi Gente?" reading by Eloisa Bravo, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, René Vaz, Amanda Muñiz, Javier Zamora, host Baruch Porras Hernandez, The New Parkway Theatre, 474 24th Street; "Rolling Writers: Rolling through the Ages" reading by Rebecca Foust, Roy Mash, Colleen McKee, Mindela Ruby, Jon Sindell, Sandra Wassilie, host Jon Sindell, The Hatch, 402 15th Street; SWILL" reading by Holly West, Joe Clifford, Joshua A. Hattam, Renee Asher Pickup, Sarah M. Chen, Sean Craven, host Rob Pierce, Radio Bar, 435 13th Avenue; "Write from the Gut!" reading by Classic Cars West, 411 26th Street; "Mixer 3.0 Presents BARDO for National Suicide Awareness Month" reading by Joanna Anabo, Loria Mendoza, Julie Thi Underhill, Anne Cormia, Matt Carney, host Sean Labrador y Manzano, Nomadic Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Avenue, all in downtown Oakland; free, 8:00-9:00 (415/706-9128, beastcrawl.weebly.com)




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23 MAY 2018 — wednesday

    CENTRAL:
  • Daegan Miller discusses his new book This Radical Land: A Natural History of American Dissent, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, 7:00 ( www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3175)
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  • Poetry reading by Wendy Trevino, whose first full-length book of poetry, Cruel Fiction, is forthcoming in fall 2018, Jane Gregory, and Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Experience in Groups, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, free, 7:00 (www.moesbooks.com)
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24 MAY 2018 — thursday

    CENTRAL:
  • Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Carol Muske-Dukes, Blue Rose, and Jane Mead, World of Made and Unmade, wheelchair accessible, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com)
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  • Goethe Institut San Francisco, in conjunction with City Lights Books and New York Review Books, presents Weimar Mirror: Revisiting Alfred Döblin (1878-1957), re-explores the classic work of German writer Alfred Döblin, Berlin Alexanderplatz, the great novel of Berlin and the doomed Weimar Republic, on the publication of the new translation by Michael Hoffmann, opening statement by National Book Award-winner William T. Vollmann, presentations and roundtable participation by Adrian Daub, Thomas O. Haakenson, Mel Gordon, Deniz Göktürk, and William T. Vollmann, hosted by Peter Maravelis, Goethe Institut San Francisco, 530 Bush Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, free, 7:00 ( www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3176)
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25 MAY 2018 — friday

    CENTRAL:
  • Brenda Hillman reads from and discusses her new book of poetry, Extra Hidden Life, among the Days, Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place, Point Richmond, 7:00 (www.cafesociety.coffee/events)
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    EAST:
  • The Art of Storytelling and Poetry presents a performance evening with the theme "Making a Home," The Avid Reader, 1945 Broadway, Sacramento, free, 7:00-8:30 (www.avidreaderonbroadway.com)
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26 MAY 2018 — saturday

    CENTRAL:
  • San Francisco International Arts Festival presents the world premiere of DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE Requiem for a King, an instrumental and vocal multi-movement jazz and spoken word work, featuring spoken word written for this performance by educator, scholar, activist and author Angela Davis, music composed by Anthony Brown and performed by the Asian American Orchestra and Voices Of A Dream vocal ensemble; DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE honors the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy of the civil rights movement; the evening length concert includes Anthony Brown's seminal work GO FOR BROKE!, composed for the 75th anniversary of the February 1942 signing of Executive Order 9066, which forced over 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry into interment camps during World War II, the performance features a reading by former San Francisco Poet Laureate and community activist Janice Mirikitani, Cowell Theatre, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, 2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, $25-$65 reserved seating, 8:00 (www. sfiaf.org/2018_anthony_brown_and_angela_davis)
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27 MAY 2018 — sunday

    NORTH:
  • Poet and writer Patti Trimble leads a two-day writing retreat, Sunday, May 27 to Monday, May 28, with workshops for new poetry and prose, and time for writing and walking, there are options to stay extra nights before or after to write on your own, $160 includes Sunday overnight, shared rooms, nice old redwood retreat center, potluck dinner, St. Columba's Retreat on the Inverness Mesa, West Marin (pmtrim@gmail.com for information or to register)
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28 MAY 2018 — monday

    NORTH:
  • Poet and writer Patti Trimble leads a two-day writing retreat, Sunday, May 27 to Monday, May 28, with workshops for new poetry and prose, and time for writing and walking, there are options to stay extra nights before or after to write on your own, $160 includes Sunday overnight, shared rooms, nice old redwood retreat center, potluck dinner, St. Columba's Retreat on the Inverness Mesa, West Marin (pmtrim@gmail.com for information or to register)
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29 MAY 2018 — tuesday

30 MAY 2018 — wednesday

31 MAY 2018 — thursday


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