FRIDAY, APRIL 7
Marc Brown Design, 421 N Pearl. VISPO––visual poetry exhibition, in conjunction with
Eburg First Friday Art Walk featuring Gabrielle Bates, Xavier Cavazos, J.I. Kleinberg, Eugenia Hepworth Petty, & Nance Van Winckel.
Gallery One, 408 N Pearl. An Archival Idyll, featuring the chapbooks of Jampa Dorje, published by D Press & Kapala Press.
Hal Holmes Community Center, 201 N Ruby, adjacent to the Ellensburg Public Library, Family Poetry Night.
Barnstorm at Bluestone Garage, on 2nd Avenue (between Pearl & Pine). Art, live music, dancing, cash bar!
SATURDAY, APRIL 8
Ellensburg Community Radio, 420 N Pearl. Live radio broadcast. OPEN MIC.
Marc Brown Design, 421 N Pearl. Inland Poetry Prowl Headquarters.
- Featured Readers check-in, receive packets.
- Maps, schedules, souvenir buttons.
- Book Fair––books to sell or swap.
- CWU Inklings Creative Writing Club.
Troutwater, 425 N Pearl. This Land, This Water––poems about nature, wilderness, and solitude, featuring Peter Ludwin, Lisa Norris, & Allen Braden.
Gallery One (Ceramic Studio), 408 N Pearl. Conjuring Presence: Writing Epistolary Poems––craft talk presented by Nancy Pagh.
420 Building, 420 N Pearl (upstairs). OPEN MIC.
Ellensburg Public Library, 201 N Ruby. Poems for Kids––fun poems, silly poems, limericks and more, presented by Perri the Poetry Fairy.
Gard Vintners, 311 N Pearl. Lament, Love & Limerence––poems that tug the heart, featuring Erin Malone, Ciara Shuttleworth, & Megan Snyder-Camp.
Barnstorm at Bluestone Garage, on 2nd Avenue (between Pearl & Pine). How to Surprise Yourself on the Page––craft talk presented by Ed Harkness.
Dick & Jane's Spot, 101 N Pearl. Tulips, Two Lips––enjoy the garden, eat a cookie.
Dick & Jane's Spot, 101 N Pearl. Specific Happenstance––poems about this, that, and everything concrete, featuring Kathy Stancik, Jampa Dorje, & Belle Randall.
The Soup Bowl, 429 N Main. Low Bellows––poems about distance, animality, & bodies, featuring Ellen Welcker, Armin Tolentino, & Amy MacLennan.
Hal Holmes Community Center, 201 N Ruby, adjacent to the Ellensburg Public Library. Poetry Out Loud ––poems recited by regional high school students. OPEN MIC.
Iron Horse Brewery, 412 N Main. Justice, Difference, & Resistance––poems that resonate with the cultural climate, featuring Mark J. Fuzie, Roberto Ascalon, & Lorna Dee Cervantes. Age 21 and over.
Blue Rock Saloon, 404 N Pine. Sex, Death, & Marie Antoinette––poems about clouds, travel, trembling mice, and, well, sex and death, featuring Susan Rich, Keetje Kuipers, &
WA State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall. Age 21 & over
Blue Rock Saloon, 404 N Pine. OPEN MIC. Drink beer. Eat cake. Age 21 & over.
SUNDAY, APRIL 9
Hal Holmes Community Center, 201 N Ruby, adjacent to the Ellensburg Public Library. Paterson, 2016 drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, starring Adam Driver as a bus driver and aspiring poet in Paterson, NJ. Rated R. Muffins & coffee. Doors open @ 11am.