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May 2016 Poetry Super Highway’s Worldwide Open Reading

14 May 2016

May 2016 Worldwide Open Reading

Sunday, May 15, 2016 ~ 2:00 pm (pacific) – Today!

Join Poetry Super Highway’s monthly online open poetry reading. Tune in to listen to poets from all over the world read their poetry. Better yet, plan on calling in to read a poem live on the air. No content or style restrictions. Use it as an opportunity to promote your new poetry book or project and let us know what’s happening in your local poetry world! Hosted by Poetry Super Highway’s Rick Lupert.

Visit Rick’s Blog Talk Radio Page, Sunday, May 15, 2016, PST

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/psh/2016/05/15/may-2016-worldwide-open-poetry-reading

 

 

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The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Writers Bloc present Senator Barbara Boxer in conversation with Paula Poundstone

14 May 2016
Senator Barbara Boxer 
with Paula Poundstone
June 12, 2016, 4:00pm
The Wallis Annenberg Center
 Tickets here

Senator Barbara Boxer will vacate her Senate seat after 24 years.  Since 1992, Barbara Boxer has stood for progressive politics in the United States Senate.  Before that, she served us in the House. She has been a steadfast advocate for women’s rights, environmental protection, and healthcare.  In The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life, her new memoir about her decades in politics representing California’s interests in the House and in the Senate, Senator Boxer unveils her weaknesses and reminds us of her great strength as a pioneer in Washington.  She takes us back to her involvement in significant political struggles, which included the Clarence Thomas hearings; the war in Iraq; and environmental challenges such as climate change front and center. Lauded by the left and vilified by the right, and sometimes criticized by her own party, Senator Boxer has consistently spoken truth to power, backed by evidence and clarity.  Sometimes she’s won, and often she (and we) have lost.  But she proves that by speaking up and speaking out,  doing the right thing matters.

The Senate is indeed a perplexing place, and although it has its shining moments, it is not really what we would call hilarious. But Paula Poundstone is.  We are not alone in our estimation that Paula is one of the funniest comedians working today: Comedy Central ranks her as one of the best American comedians of all time, and she is a member of the Comedy Hall of Fame. She was the first woman to host the Washington Press Club dinner, and is the spokesperson for the esteemed American Library Association. She’s had comedy specials on HBO and Bravo, has appeared regularly on late night television. You can catch her comedy acts all over the country, and hear her on NPR’s “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” NPR’s most popular radio show thanks to Paula.

Each ticket includes a copy of Senator Boxer’s book, The Art of Tough. Books must be picked up at the event.

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Writers Bloc present Senator Barbara Boxer in conversation with Paula Poundstone

June 12, 2016, 4pm
At the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

Each ticket includes Senator Boxer’s book.

Call for submissions: Tinderbox Poetry Journal

6 July 2014

Rolling deadline. Tinderbox Poetry Journal accepts unpublished submissions of all forms of poetry—be it formal to experimental, free verse to hybrid voices, lyric and narrative, language and visual, and all else. They are also interested in critical pieces—essays on craft, poetic issues, interviews, conversations, the like. Launching in June 2014, the first issue features work by DA Powell, Ed Skoog, Amy Gerstler, Rachel Richardson, Farrah Field, Leslie Harrison, Jennifer Firestone, Kelli Russell Agodon, and Ray Gonzalez, among others. Enter via Submittable online form.

Source: https://tinderboxpoetryjournal.submittable.com/submit