National Poetry Month events

1.

Event:  Ancient Egyptian Mythology

What:  Illustrated lecture/storytelling

Who:   Daniel Kolos

Host:  Grey Roots Museum and Archives

Start time:  2:30 p.m.

End time:   4:00 p.m.

Where:  Grey Roots Museum and Archives

102599 Grey Road 18, RR 4
Owen Sound, ON Canada N4K 5N6

Telephone: 519-376-3690
Toll Free: 1-877-GREY ROOTS (473-9766)

Web-page: http://www.greyroots.com/programs-events/events/

Cost:  free with admission

You can find us off of Hwy #6 west of Rockford, south of Owen Sound, at Inglis Falls Road. 112 km (70 miles) west of Barrie; 202 km (126 miles) north of Toronto. Our co-ordinates are +44.52215 latitude and -80.94113 longitude; CR-18, Georgian Bluffs

 

2.

Event:  Howl, CIUT poetry evening

What:   poetry

Who:    Daniel Kolos and friends

Host:   Nik Beat

Start time:  10:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Where:  Howl radio show at CIUT 89.5 FM with Nik Beat at 10:00 -11:00PM EST for a fundraising

 

3.

Event: Peace, Love, & Poetry
       "a special reading for National Poetry Month at The Creative Emporium"
What: Performance
Who:  Penn Kemp, Daniel Kolos and Bob McKenzie

Host: Chameleon Nation Poetry Readings
Start Time: Saturday, April 4 at 4:00 p.m.
End Time: Saturday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Chameleon Nation Creative Emporium

68R Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario
Cost: free (Sponsored by the League of Canadian Poets/Canada Council)
To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=52544409066&mid=3737c8G292355c1G1997265G7

 

4.

Event:  The Toronto Renaissance Conspiracy workshop and Open Mic

What:   poetry workshop and open mic

Who:  Daniel Kolos is host for the evening

Host:  The Renaissance Café

Start time:  7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009

Where:  @ The Renaissance Cafe, 1938 Danforth Ave. (One block West of the Woodbine Subway station)

Cost:  free

 

5

Event:  Creative Writing Workshop

What:  Creative Writing Workshop

Who:  Alice Major, Poet Laureate of Edmonton

Host:  The Downtown Bookstore

Start time:  9:45 a.m., Saturday, April 11, 2009

End time:  4:00 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2009

Where:  at The Downtown Bookstore: 519 372 9760

945 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario  N4K 2H5

Cost: $50.00

 

6.

Event:  Poet Laureate Evening

What:  poetry

Who:  Alice Major, Edmonton's Poet Laureate and Liz Zetlin, Owen Sound Poet Laureate (2007-2008)

Host:  SOUNDS Words and Music Series, with Daniel Kolos as MC for the evening

Start time: 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2009

Where: at The Downtown Bookstore: 519 372 9760

945 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario  N4K 2H5

Cost: Free

Extras:  delicious fresh roasted Kemble Mountain speciality coffee and a fabulous sweet lovingly prepared by the talented Dawna Proudman.

 

7.

Event:  SOUNDS Words and Music Series

What:  poetry and music

Who:  Dawna Proudman and Caroline Menzies reading poetry and the music of Beckon (Connie Lassiter and Beth Hamilton)

Host:  The Downtown bookstore with Louise Chase as MC for the evening

Start time:  7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 2009

End time:  9:30 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 2009

Where: at The Downtown Bookstore: 519 372 9760

945 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario  N4K 2H5

Cost: Free (Sponsored by the League of Canadian Poets/Canada Council)
Extras:  Open Mic – sign up during break

        delicious fresh roasted Kemble Mountain speciality coffee and a fabulous sweet lovingly prepared by the talented Dawna Proudman.

 

8.

Event: Book launch

What:  Crossing Lines: Poets Who Came to Canada During the Vet Nam Era

Who:  Daniel Kolos, Allan Briesmaster, Michael Berzinsky, James Deahl, Ellen Jaffe, and others

Host:  Bread and Roses Café

Start time:  1:00 p.m., Sunday, April 19, 2009

Where:  Bread and Roses Café, 27 King William Street, Hamilton

Cost:  free

 

9.

Event:  Poetry workshop

What:  How to Perform Poetry

Who: Daniel Kolos

Host:  The Huron Poetry Collective

Start time: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2009

End time:  2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2009

Where:  Wingham Public Library

281 Edward Street, Wingham, ON

Cost:  $30.00 at the door/ $25.00 for pre-registered participants

To pre-register, contact Joan at 519-357-1246 or joanv@scsinternet.com

 

10.

Event: Poetry Performance Showcase

What:  Performance

Who:  Daniel Kolos and the Huron Poetry Collective

Host:  The Huron Poetry Collective

Start time:  7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2009

Where:  at Coffee Culture

355 Josephine Street, Wingham, ON

Cost:  Free

Extras;  Open Mic

 

11.

Event:  Cyclotron III

What  poetry and art fusion

Who: Daniel Kolos, Harry Posner, Tyler Firestone, Asterik, Allison Billings, Kristan Anderson, Bob Koven, Sahar Saberi and more

Host:  zencha tea bar, with Harry Posner as the MC for the evening

Start time:  7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Where:  Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Centre, 163 Hurontario Street, Collingwood.  For info: 705-446-0096, or email Harry at zencha.teabar@sympatico.ca.

Cost:  Free