Alright folks,our calendar for 2009 includes readings every month in both St.Louis and Chicago so please come out and check em out.
Duffs(392 N. Euclid,St.Louis MO.):These readings will be held on the first Monday of every other month beginning February 23rd(The first of which will feature the music of St.Louis' own dapper riverboat soul Pokey LaFarge and our featured reader Michael Castro).Readings will begin at 7:00 P.M. and will cost 2.00$
The Way Out Club(2523 S. Jefferson,St.Louis MO.):These readings will be held on the first Wednesday of every other month beginning on Wednesday March 4th.Readings will begin at 8:00 P.M. and will cost 2.00$.
The Loose Leaf Lounge(2915 N. Broadway,Chicago IL.):These readings will be held on the final Friday of every month beginning on Friday February 26th.Readings will begin at 7:00 P.M. and will cost NOTHING!
Along with these readings we have a couple on the side.
March 14th @ The Way Out Club(2525 South Jefferson)with The Venice Gashouse Trolley(music/spoken word from Madison WI.),Jason and The Beast(Spoken word/hip-hop),and Syna So Pro for 5.00$
And finally Joseph Sulier and Brock Walker will be reading at The Focal Point in Maplewoodon March 24th at 7:30 P.M.,the cost is free
Monday, February 2, 2009
Come on out and see the new face of Get Born on Monday February 23rd!
Monday February 23rd
@ Duffs Restaurant
392 North Euclid,St.Louis MO.
Beginning at 7:45-8:00 P.M. witness three of St.Louis' finest up and coming poets:
Kristina Marie Darling
Followed by a performance by that dapper riverboat soul himself Mr.Pokey LaFarge
Ending with a reading by one of St.Louis' best and most renowned poets,Michael Castro!
We should also have Volume #1 of the newly relaunched Get Born magazine which is being produced and brought to you by Firecracker Press!
For those of you who were looking forawrd to reading,fear not!Only a couple weeks later we are relaunching our open mic series at The Way Out Club(2525 South Jefferson,St.Louis MO.).Admission is just two measley bucks,sign-up sheet for readers is open to everyone,and the night will be featuring a performance by St.Louis' newest supergroup,Bob Reuters Alley Ghost(Featuring members of The Rumdrum Ramblers,The 7 Shot Screamers,and Johnny O and The Jerks!).Evening begins at 8:00 P.M.
Last but not least,if you've got that travellin bug in your veins Joe Wetteroth will be hosting the first night of our now regular monthly reading series in Chicago on February 26th at The Loose Leaf Lounge 222.looseleaflounge.com .
Please come out and support your favorite local reading series and help us renew our vigor and zest for the written and spoken word!