Three poetry and book events for the week of June 23-29
Whether you're looking for summer reading, poetic inspiration or just a good time with a side of culture, there's a literary event for you this week. Read on and we'll tell you where the poets are rhyming and the hottest authors are reading.
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9 p.m. Monday, June 23
$5 at the door
This low-key Monday-night variety show hosted by veteran slam poet and poetry booster Ken Arkind goes beyond the literary by blending versifying with live music and comedy. Heading up the poetry end this month with a big voice and assured way with words is Suzi Q. Smith; she'll be joined by musician Sean Flikke and comic Jordan Doll. Poet and human memory bank Paulie Lipman will also be there with a round of trivia.
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