Jack Scully Reports on the South of Boston Poetry Trail

 MARCH 2013

READINGS
SUNDAY MARCH 3 @12 NOON
POERTRY: THE ART OF WORDS/MIKE AMADO MEMORIAL SERIES
PLYMOUTH CENTER FOR THE ARTS
11 NORTH ST PLYMOUTH
FEATURES: CHARLES COE & DOUG HOLDER/OPEN-MIC    MORE INFO: WWW.PTAOW.COM
SUNDAY MARCH 10, @3PM
CALLIOPE
WEST FALMOUTH LIBRARY
575 WEST FALMOUTH HIGHWAY [RT 28A] FALMOUTH
FEATURES: GARY GUEHR, NICOLE TEREZ DUTTON & MARGARET PHILLIPS/OPEN-MIC/ DONATION $5 MORE INFO calliopoetryreadings@verizon.com
 
 
 
THURSDAY MARCH 14, @6PM
 
NIGHT SLAM
MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE-LITTLE THEATER
ONE MASSASOIT BLVD BROCKTON, [OFF RTE 27]
OPEN-MIC 6:30PM/POETRY SLAM 8:15PM/REFRESHMENTS   MORE INFO: WWW.BROCKTONARTS.ORG
 
 
 
THURSDAY MARCH 14 @7PM
 
DUXBURY POETRY CIRCLE
DUXBURY LIBRARY-SETTER ROOM
77 ALDEN ST DUXBURY
SHARE YOUR POETRY/ MORE INFO DOLORESRICCIO@COMCAST.NET OR RDL678@COMCAST.COM
SATURDAY MARCH 16,@2PM
GREATER BROCKTON SOCIETY FOR POETRY AND THE ARTS
THE FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM
455 OAK ST BROCKTON, MA
FEATURES:NICOLE TEREZ DUTTON, IFEANY MENKETTI & WILLIAM OREM /OPEN-MIC/POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP 12NOON TO 2PM         MORE INFO: WWW.BROCKTONARTS.ORG
 
WEDNESDAY MARCH 20, @7PM
POETRY IN THE VILLAGE
BLANDING LIBRARY
124 BAY STATE RD
REHOBOTH, MA
FEATURE:/OPEN-MIC_MORE INFO: NLMBOUCHER@COMCAST.NET
WEDNESDAY MARCH 27, @7PM
 
SALON OF SHORTS
BARN AT COTUIT CENTER FOR THE ARTS
RTE 28, COTUIT
AN EVENING OF POETRY, MUSIC, PERFORMANCE OR RANDOM ACTS OF GENIUS
MORE INFO: CONTACT WWW.ARTSONTHECAPE.ORG
THURSDAY MARCH 28, @7PM
 
POET’S CORNER OPEN MIC
THE CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD
307 OLD MAIN ST. S. YARMOUTH
FEATURE:KATE ROBINSON/MIC MORE INFO;  http://home.comcast.net/~bmhellman
SUBMISSIONS
 
drown in my own fears is a poetry journal about the human condition, therefore, we want poems reflecting that. poems submitted should be about love, hate, pain, sorrow, etc. we don’t want maudlin sentimentality. we want the depths of your very being. we want well written, deeply conceived pieces of work. anything that isn’t about the human condition really isn’t for us. send us your poems in the body of an e-mail. we don’t want to mess with attachments. sorry, that’s just the way it goes here. please include a cover letter and a brief bio with your submission. we are also accepting photo submissions.  send poems and photos to  drowninmyownfears@yahoo.com.
WHAT MATTERS to you? Are you passionate about lovers, politics, the environment, animals, health, discrimination, war and peace? No limit on subject matter. First poem free. $3 additional poems. Fee can be paid at the Donate link on our Contact page. Attach poems as Word documents and email to jacarassist@gmail.comDeadline May 1, 2013
 
BITS AND PIECES
Good luck and best wishes to “Night Slam” a new poetry venue beginning this month at Massasoit Community College in Brockton. It will take place on the second Thursday of each month, open-mic starts at 6:30PM and Poetry Slam at 8:15PM. The hosts for this event will be Kris Weinrich, Royale L’Radin, Rich Berg and Arnie Danielson.
Gregory Hischak and Christine Rathbun Ernst have a new venue in Cotuit which started last month called “Salon of Shorts”. Poetry, music, performance or any act of random genius, 5 minute limit, at the Barn at the Cotuit Center for the Arts.
The AWP Convention and Book Fair will take place at Hynes Center in Boston from March  6 to March 9, although many session are for members only check out the site at awpwriter.org for public event. If you can make it do not miss the Book Fair on Saturday from 8AM to 9PM.
Mark your calendars and help celebrate National Poetry Month by attending the 13th Boston National Poetry Month Festival at the Boston Public Library on April 5 to April 7. Poetry readings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Open-Mic on Saturday and Sunday and a Poetry Workshop on Sunday will make up the program.
Mass Poetry Festival May 2 to May 5 in historic Salem for more info go to their site masspoetry.org
Any suggestions, additions or subtractions please feel free to send me a note. johnscully36@yahoo.com
JACK SCULLY
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