Thursday, September 11, 2008

STIR Schedule for Friday & Saturday

from Lisa Gill, submitted by Dale Harris, who notes
My big whup is at the Harwood on Saturday, will be part of Wordstock book fair at the Libros Book Arts Group table, demo'ing one page chapbook (yes, you can make a book from a single sheet of lettre sized paper) then at Waiting for Goddell Picnic at noon outside in the Poets Circle at the Harwood Yard. Sunday, there is a book release luncheon for LOOKING BACK TO PLACE anthology, I'm fortunate to be one of the poets in that. There's an open mic and Scott is catering lunch.

STIR is here in a matter of hours... and We're looking forward to a wild ride this weekend!!! Website is http://stirwordfest .wordpress. com and that has bios, details, event descriptions, more...

Tix are now going to be as friendly a cost as we can make it with suggested donations at all events! A sliding scale with many events free or pass the hat... Events through 4pm are free (donations welcome) every day with the exception of some workshops. On Friday there's a suggested donation of $10 for Mitote and
Floetry with a student discount available... and Regie's show is $10 firm.... All seating is limited and first come first serve due to venue capacities and fire code...

The program with all the info and maps etc and will be available Friday at UNM in the atrium of the SUB, Student Union Building on UNM campus, or from the Harwood and Saturday at the Harwood...

All Friday events are on campus. 10am through 8pm floetry show in the SUB, then the at the Arts Lab for Regie Cabico and the mini dome...

Friday Schedule:
10:00 Workshop on publishing with editors of Blue Mesa Review upstairs SUB
11:00 Damien Flores and Jessica Lopez run a performance workshop upstairs SUB
12:00 Brownbag reading with LoBo Slam's Jessica Lopez, Damien Flores, Lee Francis in the SUBAtrium
2:00 Panel discussion on getting poetry into the community, a great networking opportunity if you want to teach in schools upstairs SUB
4:00 MFA creative writing grad student reading upstairs SUB
4:00 Youth event hosted by Sal Treppiedi
6:00 Women's showcase uptairs SUB with Maisha Baton, Miriam Sagan, Maria Lebya more..
8:00 FLOETRY with DJ Diles and basement films lots of poets hosted by Hakim Bellamy
10:00 Regie Cabico's one man show at Arts Lab with opening in mini-dome

For details, check out the STIR website at

10am to 4pm, Wordstock all day: A
small press book fair at the Harwood Art Center which will feature tables and readings from all kinds of presses and literary magazines.. don't forget to BRING YOUR HAIKU for the Hoo hah,

10 am Youth Workshop with Danny Solis
12 Noon Poetry Picnic at the Poet's Plaza with host Larry Goodell
Panel Discussion on Can Poetry Matter at the Harwood
4pm BOOK LUNG at 516 Arts...


Then STIR's big show, Saturday night 7:30 pm at SBCC with
Joy Harjo and her band Arrow Dynamics... It's going to be amazing... And the opening act will be too with Carmelo de los Santos on violin, and poets Hakim Bellamy, Dana Levin and Demetria Martinez. Info about Joy. Tickets for that event are $25, $20 students/poets, $10 for kids under 14. Venue is the beautiful theater in South Broadway Cultural Center 1025 Broadway South of Central... Call the Harwood 242-6367 for tickets or

We may well sell out so I suggest making the call...

After Joy Harjo's show, you'll want to catch Hydra at 10 pm One-Up, a group pieces slam, which will also feature performances by NYer Regie Cabico, and Canadians
Sheri-D Wilson and Catherine Kidd... and it'll have a special Hydra drink available and raffles and more...$10 firm.... All seating is limited and first come first serve due to venue capacities and fire code

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