Archive for the ‘Poetry’

  • Poet’s Corner
    The 3rd Friday of the month @ 7pm is a Poets Corner hosted by Keith Brantley and Pendelita Toney and the City of Las Vegas. Everyone is invited to read their own work or just listen and appreciate others. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 W Lake Mead Blvd Las Vegas NV Related Open Mic Poetry Readings, Poetry Nights @ reJAVAnate
    by at September 11th, 2007 at 01:09 am
  • Open Mic Poetry Readings
    Once a month at the North Las Vegas Library is “Poetry Open Mic” which welcomes readings of poetry of all forms. Second Thursday from 6:30p-8:30p. Sign up at the door. Must be 16 or older. You may read two poems/songs/pieces of writing or 5 minutes of Mic time. Please note if you are reading the work of others. Refreshments served. Call 702-633-1070 for...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • Poetry Nights @ reJAVAnate
    Sundays and Tuesdays 7p-9p are designated poetry nights at the reJAVAnate coffee lounge with a mike and area for standup performances in a cozy and friendly venue run by Hercules and John. reJAVAnate Coffee Lounge “Serving Humanity One Cup at a Time.” Check out their website or call 702-253-7721. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 03:08 am
  • reJAVAnate -a Coffee House with Community
    The new owners, Hercules and John, have a vision of a coffee house as more than a place to get some java. They are building a community around the cozy spot, gently cultivating a retreat where comics, poets, musicians, artists of all styles and expressions can gather, share and entertain. Every night is an opportunity to participate – either as performer or audience,...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Free Poetry & Jazz in the Park
    Combine jazz and poetry on Sat May 26 Memorial Day Weekend 6p-10p with readings by local and regional poets featuring Phil Wigfall‘s Urban Renewal, a nu-jazz projects combining jazz and club beats. The evening is MC’ed by Keith Brantley. Free admission. Call 702-229-1087. Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (Lorenzi Park). Related...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 09:05 pm
  • Local Poets Read
    This is National Poetry Month to be celebrated with the annual event “Under the Influence” at the Clark Country Library Thurs Apr 26 @ 7pm. Selected local poets will read their own works as well the works that have influenced their writing. Clark Country Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Nobel Laureate Poetry Reading
    The Black Mountain Institute presents two Nobel Laureates on Thurs Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm. Derek Walcott, West Indian poet and playwright and winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, will be at UNLV campus for a reading of his work. He will be joined by Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, for a discussion afterwards. As usual, these BMI lectures are free and open to the public....
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • 2007 Writer’s Conference
    The 2007 Las Vegas Writer’s Conference will be held Apr 19-22. The Henderson Writer’s Group sponsors the event with workshops, seminars and panels including authors, agents and publishing experts. All aspects of writing are covered: fiction, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, poetry, journalism, business and technical writing. The cost is $350 for the entire...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 05:04 am