Happy National Poetry Month! Get out there! Thanks to all who came and made P&A on March 25 at SDAI a great show! Special thanks to Perry Vasquez, Sunny Rey, Maxx Moses, Jimmy Jazz, Gill Sotu, Jennifer at the bar, and Kevin, Valorie and Daniella. Congrats to Chrissy Croft, Leon Chaffee and Valorie Ruiz for winning People’s Choice Poem Performance Awards.
Next Poetry & Art at SDAI is Friday, June 23 and features Garden Oak Press and the San Diego Poetry Annual
2017 with People’s Choice. More details to come.
Check out Page to Canvas to Stage kids’ installation and paintings. Great job Room 17 at Garfield Elementary!
April 8 — Steve Kowit Poetry Prize
presentation ceremony and reading. Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Art Gallery on the campus of Southwestern College, 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910. Live jazz in the courtyard. Refreshments. Reading by 24 honorees. [Vallo Riberto, curator, hosts for SWC; Bill Harding hosts for San Diego Entertainment + Arts Guild and the annual] (619) 421-6700 ext. 5895
April 12 — San Diego Poetry Annual (SDPA): Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Hervey/Pt. Loma Branch Library, 3701 Voltaire St., San Diego, CA 92107 [Regina Morin hosts for Friends of the Pt. Loma Library.] (619) 531-1539
April 14 and 15 — Get Rich Slow Scheme. Don’t miss these two epic shows! Jazz and Klam in Old Town and at Vermin on the Mount. For more information check out Jimmy Jazz’s Facebook page.
April 16 — Jan Beatty and SD greats Judy Reeves, Ted Washington, Rae Rose and Ron Salisbury!
April 20 — SDPA reading: Thursday at 7 p.m. Mission Hills Library, 925 W. Washington St., San Diego, CA 92103 (Hillcrest) [Curran Jeffery, host] (619) 692-4910
May 7 — SDPA reading: Sunday, 1–3 p.m., Municipal Gallery, 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, CA 92025 [Robt O’Sullivan Schleith, host] (760) 480-4101, escondidoarts.org