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Cambridge Poetry Jam
Saturday, May 5, 2012
11:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Cambridge Public Library Main Branch
Community Meeting Room & Lecture Hall
449 Broadway

Celebrate poetry and the local poet community in recognition and observance of National Poetry Month. Hosted by Toni Bee, Cambridge Poet Populist, the Cambridge Poetry Jam features local and national poets,  representing various poetic genres: Traditional Poetry (11:00am-12:00 Noon), Multilingual Poetry (Noon-1:00pm), Slam/Spoken Word (1:00-2:00pm), Poetry Music Mash-up (2:00-3:00pm), and Free Verse (3:00-4:00pm). This event is free and open to the public.

:: 3rd Annual Cambridge Poetry Jam Press Release
:: View and download photos of Poet Populist Toni Bee
:: View the event flyer


Schedule*

11:00am-12:00pm: Traditional Poetry

Marc Zegans

Owen Grey

Molly Lynn Watt

Maurice Anderson

Peter Payack

Isa Ruggiero Du Mond

Mel Schorin

“Aspie” Chris Robbins

 

12:00pm: Awards Ceremony

 

12:00pm-1:00pm: Multilingual Poetry

Tontongi

Danielle Legros Georges

Debbie Wiess

Vincent-Munnia

Juan Casillas Alvarez

Laura Montgomery

Catherine De Palma and her dancers

 

1:00pm-2:00pm: Slam/Spoken Word

Diamond

Widner Florestal

Nyasia Armand

Ashley-Rose

Tracy Brooks

Matthew Ganem

 

2:00pm-3:00pm: Poetry and Music Mash-up

Regie Gibson

Sheri Jean Fife

Paul Stone

Mignon Ariel King

Brenda Walcott

Aldo Tambellini

IRose

Mars Jupiter

Christiana Desir (and her musician)

 

3:00pm-4:00pm: Free Verse

Charles Coe

Neil Callender

Jason Wright

Irene Koronas

Jean-Dany Joachim

Richard Cambridge

Marc Goldfinger

Sarah Tuttle

Obehi Janice

Words for Deaf Ears

 

 

Enjoy throughout the day:

· Music by BeeCool Players

· Tsanzi Kenya’s poetic jewelry

· Light food and refreshments

· Sweet treats from Follow the Honey

 

*Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

 

 

 

Contact: Julie Barry, Director of Community Arts at jbarry@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-4381

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