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Saturn Series Poetry Reading & Open Mike meets Every Monday Night! Thanks to those who came to visit my sculpture:
Umbrella Reliquary II for FIGMENT NY on Governors Island Sat & Sunday June 7-8, 2014 only.

Please come on January 1, 2015 to the the
Alternative New Year's Day Poetry Extravaganza
at Nuyorican Poets Café, 2PM - Midnight -

150 poets read for 3 minutes each in this extraodinary night of NYC poetry & performance. FREE Admission.
Bring books to donate for Books Through Bars, Please purchase a beverage at the bar.

Set Creation by Su Polo and C.D. Johnson

Thanks for all who made this night a great success!
Tuesday, Jan. 20th at 6 -7pm watch here for additional engagements of this successful show!

Tapping into New York
- a unique collaboration that combines memoir and tap dance to tell the story of New York, then and now. Come hear an hour of storytelling and tap jamming that conjures the rhythms of the City from the words on the page to the beat on the stage – evoking unforgettable scenes in the cinema of the imagination. Please see attached pdf. $8, Cover also gets you a drink. It would be great if you would make a reservation. 212-989-9319 See you there! Hosted by: Kathryn Adisman (“K”) with performances by Kendell Kardt. Alice Klugherz, Armand Ruhlman, Su Polo, Ron Kolm, and featuring Tappers Hank Smith and Dolores Sanchez, (Lola), with special drumming and poems by Fred Simpson. Info on Facebook too... TAPPING INTO NEW YORK

!!!Thanks to all for a wonderful year at Saturn!!!

Next reading is Feb 2.

Saturn Series Poetry Reading & Open Mike

February 2, 2015... AT
Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
8pm NYC

Featuring: Kathryn Adisman aka "K"and Ron Kolm

About Kathryn Adisman...
Kathryn Adisman - aka "K" - is a writer/raconteur with a background in poetry, theatre and dance. Born in Manhattan, she was nicknamed “NOO YAWK” when she lived in the Midwest. K has been a featured reader at abc no rio and Saturn Series, performed with Theatre Within and at Monologues and Madness. Her articles about Downtown places have been published in The Villager and her online theatre reviews in The Front Row Center. On staff for 10 years at People magazine, currently K teaches Feldenkrais classes at Coles Sports & Recreation Center, which will be demolished this year by NYU. She is a passionate defender of Place.

About Ron Kolm...
Ron Kolm is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin and the editor of the Evergreen Review. He is the author of The Plastic Factory, Divine Comedy and Suburban Ambush. Ron’s papers were purchased by the New York University library, where they’ve been catalogued in the Fales Collection. He works in bookstores.

A Night of Extraordinary Wordsmiths. Sign up to read your poetry in the open mike
Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
125 East 15 Street, NYC - In the back Room - Please purchase a drink and or food to support our reading at this venue.

Between 3rd Ave. & Irving Place... Take the 6NRQL to 14th Street

Listen to an archive of an interview with poet Susan Lewis by Bud Smith on Blog Talk Radio. Susan's recent book: State of the Union and Bud's: Toll Booth.
Now In Our 20th Year! Every Monday Night
Also, Please see Ptr Kozlowski has posted the first video from May 5th up on YouTube. More to come. Thank you Ptr!
This is of Jay Chollick's great Feature at Saturn Series Poetry Reading on May 5, 2014
also, This is the video of Peter Blaxill's great Feature at Saturn Series Poetry Reading April 21, 2014
Saturn Series Poetry Reading & Open Mike meets Every Monday Night!

Saturn Series Poetry Poetry/Spoken Word Reading
Every Monday Poetry Open Mike NYC, now in its 21st Year.
at Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
125 East 15 Street, NYC
Between 3rd Ave. & Irving Place... Take the 6NRQL to 14th Street

Starts at 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Sign up at 7:45.
5 minutes /person Open Mic plus 2 features.

Open mike surrounds features.
$3.00 donation requested plus a drink or Food purchase to support this great venue.
Celebrating our 21st year of Poetry Every Monday Night
Open Mike readers each have 5 minutes to perform their work
Plase arrive on time. (if you arrive after the features start you may have only 3 minutes to read.)

Next Monday
February 2 with Kathryn Adisman and Ron Kolm

* Monday, October 20 with Chocolate Waters and Kofi Forson at Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
* Monday, October 27 with Michael J Visceglia / Francine Witte / Ron Price
* Monday, November 3 with Claire Trevien (in from the U.K.) and Howard Pflanzer
* Monday, November 10 with Sheryl Helene Simler and George Wallace
* Monday, November 17 with with Godfrey L. Brandt and Steve Bloom
* Monday, November 24 with Bob Barci and Arlene Cassarino
* Monday, December 1 with Ptr Kozlowski and Peter Chelnik
* Monday, December 8 Mitch Corber with Florace Raines, Lehman Weichselbaum and Bob Kramer
* Monday, December 8 Mitch Corber, Florace Raines, Lehman Weichselbaum and Bob Kramer
* Monday, December 15 with Anoek van Praag, George Spencer, Cheryl Moskowitz
* Monday, No Reading - December 22 Postponed to January: (with Larry Litt, Lorin Roser)
* Monday, No Reading Dec. 29

January 1, 2015 - See you at the Alternative New Year's Day Poetry Extravaganza
at Nuyorican Poets Café, 2PM - Midnight -

* Monday, January 12 with Linda Lerner and Anoek van Praag
* Monday, January 19 with Music; and All that Jazz Features: Anthony Moscini, Fred Simpson, Bernard Block
* Monday, February 2 with Kathryn Adisman and Ron Kolm
* Monday, March 30 with Larry Litt and Lorin Roser
and more....every Monday night !

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and Every FIRST Wednesday Music Open Mike
Artists' Lounge Music Showcase
& open mike @

Food and Drink available!

Open Mic & feature Performances - Focus on original pieces. One or 2 songs per person/group (depending on size of list). Hosted by Su Polo
Please bring instruments ready for quick set up.

1Drink Minimum at the Bar, $3 suggested donation WE PASS THE HAT for musicians

Featuring on First Wednesdays - 2012
Sign up @7:30 Starts at 7:30 PM

Special features
Plus Feature artists to perform with open mike performers mixed in between.

MUSIC OPEN MIKE STARTS AT 7:30 pm followed by our Featured Performers
7:30 - Open Mike
8:15 - TBA
9:00 - TBA
9:40 - TBA

*Please note times are estimated with open mike mixed in.

Previous Showcases... Thanks to our features on ...

SEPT. 4: Nelson Alxndr , The Willie Wolf Band with Anne DeAcetis (who all brought the sound system for all to use and made this night able to happen) and Philip Lynch. And what a great night it was!

August 7... Ed and Greta Tristram presenting the Good vs. Evil show!, Vinny Leary of The Village Fugs and Tom Fitzpatrick

Thanks go out to our features on July 3 - with Honor Finnegan, Karen Dahlstrom of Bobtown, Ariah Noetzel, and Stuart Markus of Gathering Time.

This was a pre- Falcon Ridge Folk Festival event! Showcasing three recent Emerging Artists from the festival and one new gal from NYC. We're hoping to excite you about singer/songwriters AND this great folk festival! The 2013 festival will be held August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.

and thanks to our other previous performers...
June: Michelle Fury and Val Kinzler, Paul Sachs & Paul Fairall May 1: Vinny Leary of the NY Fugs with Ed Tristram & Greta Tristram and Chris Lowe,
Thanks to Chris Lowe, Karen Hudson and Randy Burns on April 3
Thanks to Chris Lowe, Yukio Tsuji, Sara Galas and Philip Lynch for a great night in Jan.
Thanks to Daniel Cohen, David Massengill and the Willie Wolf Trio for a great night in Feb.