The featured poets tonight are Greg Pond and Tony Aldarondo. An open mic, hosted by Jerry Ferraz and Michael Koch follows.Â Our ongoing series is scheduled for the first Thursday of every month, with the doors opening at 6:45pm for the 7pm reading.
Greg Pond has written four books of poetry: â€œaftermoonâ€œ – â€œBlackened Blueâ€ – â€œ4:00 a.m. (DARK)â€ and â€œ4:00 a.m. LIGHT).â€ He is a member of the Revolutionary Poets Brigade, board member of Clarion Performing Arts Center, curator for Queer Rebels, and volunteers as facilitator of Poetically Speaking, a weekly conference-call program for seniors.
Tony Aldarondo has performed music and poetry in venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, overseas and once while standing up on a Jet Blue airplane! He is also a theater and film actor and voice-over artist. Tony is the author of his self published Big Heart Poet his first full length poetry book on HummingWord Press.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
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