Three poetry and book events for the week of June 30-July 6
Mario Acevedo: "Wednesday Night at the Denver Diner," Art & Writing, Lighthouse Writers Workshop.
It's high summer as we head into the Fourth of July holiday, when author tours take a break -- just like the rest of us. But in the meantime, we can hear poetry to raise a fist to, goof off literarally or see an art show that celebrates books and writers. Check 'em out.
Veteran SlamNuban and Aurora Poet Laureate Jovan Mays has put together a fine collection of local slam poetry champions, musicians and comics for Stonewall of the West, a poetic nod to LGBT History Month. From two-time Women of the World Poetry Slam winner Dominique Christina to local comedian Kristin Rand, this group will have you laughing and crying and cheering for more.
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