Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Up and Coming at Lix and Kix
Hosts Dianne Borsenik and John "Jesus Crisis" Burroughs invite you to check out the featured poets, lively open mic, eclectic tunes, fabulous coffee, and a wide selection of beer, art and assorted grooviness during the Lix and Kix Poetry Extravaganza, held every third Wednesday on the western suburban fringe of Greater Cleveland. Our next event is:
Wednesday 16 June 2010 at 7 p.m. — when Joshua Gage, Lara Konesky, and dan smith will be our featured poets at the Bela Dubby Art Gallery and Beer Cafe, 13321 Madison Avenue in Lakewood. An open mic will follow.
Lara Konesky of Columbus is author of the recently published Next to Guns [Grievous Jones Press].
Joshua Gage is a contributor to Cleveland Poetics: The Blog, author of breaths [vanZeno Press], and co-author (with J.E. Stanley) of the recently published Intrinsic Night [Sam's Dot Publishing].
dan smith is the author of Crooked River [deep cleveland press] and winner of the 2009 Hessler Street Fair Poetry Anthology contest. He will be accompanied musically by Miles Budimir and Morgan Ellington of the Deep Cleveland Trio.
Other upcoming Lix and Kix Events:
Saturday 17 July 2010 — Dianne Borsenik and John Burroughs, a.k.a. Lix and Kix, will be featured poets during the Ohio Poetry Association picnic in Marion, Ohio. Event begins at 1 p.m. and will include an open mic for OPA members.
Wednesday 21 July 2010 at 7 p.m. — Our featured artists will include Alex Gildzen (originally of NE Ohio and currently of Santa Fe, NM - author of many books including Elyria by Crisis Chronicles Press) and Cleveland's own Alex Nielsen and Christine Howey during the Lix and Kix poetry extravaganza at Bela Dubby in Lakewood. An open mic will follow.
Wednesday 18 August 2010 at 7 p.m. — Renée Alberts & Nikki Allen (bringing their cut and run poetry tour from Pittsburgh) and the one and only Steve Abbott (from Columbus) will be our featured poets during the Lix and Kix Poetry Extravaganza at Bela Dubby in Lakewood. An open mic will follow.
Wednesday 15 September 2010 at 7 p.m. — Our featured artists will include Lou Suarez, author of Traveler [2010, Mid-List Press], Meredith Holmes and a to-be-announced musical guest during the Lix and Kix poetry extravaganza at Bela Dubby in Lakewood. An open mic will follow.
The poet doesn't invent. He listens. ~Jean Cocteau