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Thursday, October 6th – 7pm
Poets! First Thursdays
Greg Pond
& Tony Aldarondo plus open mic

The featured poets tonight are Greg Pond and Tony Aldarondo. An open mic, hosted by Jerry Ferraz and Michael Koch follows.  Our ongoing series is scheduled for the first Thursday of every month, with the doors opening at 6:45pm for the 7pm reading.

You can also view the reading live on our Facebook page or YouTube channel


Greg Pond has written four books of poetry: “aftermoon“ – “Blackened Blue” – “4:00 a.m. (DARK)” and “4:00 a.m. LIGHT).” 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.



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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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