Third Annual “Art That Lifts You” Held at the Ice House

poetry, music, dance, BAPL, IceHouse Tonight, Matt Wolf, Cleveland Wall, Leticia Gutievas, lehigh valley poetry, elynn alexander, lynn alexander

An eclectic blend of poetry, music, and dance coordinated by host Matt Wolf made for another successful “Art That Lifts You” benefit for the Bethlehem Public Library. Held at the Ice House, this was the third annual event.  We will be adding photos to our social media pages, of course,… Continue reading

Feminist Fairy Tales at Allentown’s Hava Java

Hava Java Cafe, Allentown

Shaun Leisher will host Feminist Fairy Tales Poetry and Short Story Reading on Monday, July 17, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. at Hava Java in Allentown. Join the featured poets for “an evening of poetry and short stories that take fairy tales, fables and legends and looks at them through a… Continue reading

Art That Lifts You III

Matt Wolf will host the third annual “Art That Lifts You” at the Bethlehem IceHouse on July 15, 2017. The event will feature music, poetry, and dance with ticket sales ($10 Suggested Donation) to benefit the Bethlehem Area Public Library. There is an event on Facebook for more information on… Continue reading

Terra Cafe In Easton Hosts Open Mic

Open Mic Night at Terra Cafe, Easton

Terra Cafe in Downtown Easton will continue to host periodic Open Mic Nights, every other Thursday, welcoming musicians and poets for intimate performances in their cozy space. Hosted by Shannon Clarke, the event notices are typically listed on Facebook and you can find them on the page for Terra Cafe… Continue reading

Cleveland Wall’s Understated “Primer”

I recently came across a sewn microchap set aside in a pile that I brought in as samples of chapbooks for students, to show some examples of handmade poetry books that might inspire their own. Cleveland Wall’s “Regarding Certain Stalwart Integers: A Primer” is an understated, simple book no more… Continue reading

“I Hate Poetry” Series Debuts

I Hate Poetry, May 2017

New Jersey Poet Brandon Diehl didn’t know what to expect when he launched a new reading series at the Unicorn Theater in Catasaqua, PA. “I Hate Poetry” combines featured poets and an open mic in a free, BYOB art space. A few weeks in, and the series is already drawing… Continue reading