Kim Dower and Ron Koertge will perform poetry tricks beyond your wildest imaginations! Join us for an intimate, engaging, accessible, funny and heartbreaking reading, and see how their poems speak to one another, connect with you, come alive!

Public memorial on Friday September 23, 6:00-10:00 PM 1070 Broadway Ave., San Jose CA 95125. Please bring a dish and/or a beverage and words to share. Rose of Sharon Press has donated a limited number of copies of David's moving and profound broadside poem "Genocide Sutra: a Love Poem" that are available free in the Scott Wannberg Bookstore


SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5 at 8PM at Beyond Baroque

Beyond Baroque Writer-in-Residence Will Alexander has been awarded one of the most significant honors given to an American poet: Poets & Writers’ Jackson Prize for Poetry. Please join Beyond Baroque, Poets & Writers, and the poetry community of Los Angeles for a reading and reception to celebrate one of America’s most original poets. Alexander will be joined by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rae Armantrout. More information about the awarding of the prize can be found HERE.

You Can Purchase Tickets HERE.

An author dialogue and reception will follow the reading, sponsored by Poets & Writers



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James Scott
New Work

Los Angeles based artist James Scott has a show of his new paintings and drawings at the Mike Kelley Gallery

Beyond Baroque Presents:

High Five show in the Kelley Gallery
at Beyond Baroque

19 November, Saturday - Reception
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

THE HIGH FIVE SHOW OPENS IN THE MIKE KELLY GALLERY Five uniquely talented Los Angeles artists, Gay Summer Rick, Michael McCall, Catherine Ruane, Mike Street, and Robert Branaman, come together in a group show of beauty and artistic merit. Do not miss it! The show runs through December 21.