The Green Street Arts Center has two unplugged-y events this weekend–an open mic on Friday and a Moth-like reading on Saturday. Poetry, spoken word, comedy routines, rants & short stories welcome. Janis Astor del Valle, Green Street’s director, is a veteran performer at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.
Name: Open Mic
Date: Friday, October 6th
Free for reader/performers, $5 suggested donation for the rest. Hosted by Janis.
Name: Reading: Give It Up!: Stories about Sacrifice
Date: Saturday, October 7th
Time: 7:30 pm
The High St. Writers Collective began at the Downey House and includes writers who have been pulished in: Best of Tin House, Glimmertrain, Best New American Voices, the Hartford Courant etc. etc. Some of them met through the Graduate Liberal Studies Program in Anne Greene’s class.
Featuring original works by: Janis Astor del Valle, Jennifer Warner Cooper, Michael Gannon, Michael Hilliard, Lex Leifheit, Howard Luxenberg and Carolyn Moreau
Jesus and Matzo Balls: The Algebra of Sacrifice
The Last Supper
The Face of My Father
The Himalayan Weight Loss Plan
Light refreshments will be served. Suggested donation: $5
Green Street Arts Center
51 Green St.