Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The Inner Four rocks the Catalina!!!!


CaLokie...


...Don Kingfisher Campbell...


...Marvin Dorsey...


...and Mary Torregrossa...


...The Inner Four!!!!

Friday, November 27, 2009

New anthology!


We're debuting our first four-member anthology tomorrow (November 28th) inside the backroom of the Santa Catalina Branch of the Pasadena Public Library on 999 E. Washington Blvd. between 3-5pm.

Why these four members of the Emerging Urban Poets? Because we plan to tour in mid-January. Arizona. Vegas. Maybe more. Details coming.

If you can't make it to the reading, you can still order this anthology by going to http://paypal.com, selecting Send Money, then directing payment of $7 (includes $2 shipping expense) to kingfisher1031@charter.net...and wait by the ol' mailbox for fast first-class snail mail delivery.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Now available: our latest anthology!


Order your copy by going to http://paypal.com, selecting Send Money, and directing payment of $5 (shipping included) to kingfisher1031@charter.net, then just wait by the ol' mailbox for fast first-class delivery.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

10/11/2009 Poetry and Food for your Soul in Pasadena!!



NEWSFLASH...THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, 5-8PM...EMERGING URBAN POETS CALOKIE 75 AND KINGFISHER 50 FEATURE...MELODY SOUL FOOD RESTAURANT...755 E. WASHINGTON BLVD. IN PASADENA...OPEN READING AS WELL...FREE DOUBLE BROADSIDES FOR ALL!



ADDITIONAL NEWSFLASH...MINA KIRBY WILL ALSO BE FEATURED THE SAME EVENING...DON'T MISS IT!!!

Saturday, September 19, 2009

New chapbook by three members of the EUP!!!


21 New Poems

Get your copy FREE by going to the backroom of the Santa Catalina
Branch of the Pasadena Public Library this Saturday afternoon to
see CaLokie feature at 3pm

...or order a copy for $5 postage paid by visiting http://paypal.com
Select Send Money to kingfisher1031@charter.net
Then wait by the ol' mailbox for fast first-class delivery!

Pure Poetry

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Pictures from Exhibitions!


Kingfisher pontificates on an eponymous street corner in Sunnyvale!


CaLokie rallies the masses on the steps of the Sacramento Capitol!


Marvin Dorsey performing his powerful poetry in San Luis Obispo!


Eli Goitein practicing Tai Chi in a Sunnyvale park!


Our hostess Ellaraine Lockie and Sharmagne Leland-St.John in Half Moon Bay!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Emerging Urban Poets on Tour!

That's write! EUPers CaLokie, Don Kingfisher Campbell, Eli Goitein, and Sharmagne Leland-St.John will be doing a mini-tour of northern California in mid-August! Here are the dates (catch us if you can):

1
Monday, August 10th, 7pm
Word Dancing Open Reading
It's A Grind Coffee House
1800 Polk St
San Francisco, CA

2
Tuesday, August 11th, 7:30pm
Sharon Martin's House
566 Robin Dr
Santa Clara, CA
Host: Anita Holzberg

3
Thursday, August 13th, 8pm
Poetry Unplugged Open Reading
Luna's Cafe
1414 16th St
Sacramento, CA
Hosts: Frank Andrick, Mario Ellis Hill, Geoffrey Neil, and B.L. Kennedy
$2 cover

4
Friday, August 14th, 7pm
Last Word Open Reading
Nefeli Cafe
1854 Euclid Ave (near Hurst)
Berkeley, CA
Hosts: Dale Jensen, Diana Q.

5
Sunday, August 16th, 7pm
Corners of the Mouth Open Reading
Linnaea's Cafe
1110 Garden St
San Luis Obispo, CA
Host: Kevin Patrick Sullivan

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Emerging Urban Poets on TV!


CaLokie and I (we're in the center of the above picture) will be performing our poetry this Saturday morning at 10am inside a Pasadena studio for a taping of Spending Time With Poetry hosted by Bozana Belokosa. In fact, she has invited us to become guest hosts every month. So we'll be bringing in more Emerging Urban Poets and select poets from around the southland in the near future. Stay tuned!

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Catch some Emerging Urban Poets at this gig!


Tuesday, June 2nd
Don Kingfisher Campbell & Friends
Free Family Poetry Night
Kidspace Museum
480 N Arroyo Blvd
Pasadena
6pm
http://www.kidspacemuseum.org/site/PageServer?pagename=events

Sunday, April 19, 2009

7 events provide a BIG FINISH for NATIONAL POETRY MONTH!!!!!!!

Hey Bloggers,

Join me for seven wonderful National Poetry Month culminating events:

1
Wednesday, April 22
7pm - 9pm
Gloria Alvarez Writing Workshop
Brooklyn & Boyle
2003 East 1st Street
Los Angeles
Email FMI: alvarezge55@yahoo.com

2
Friday, April 24
8pm - 10pm
Bohemia Poetry Jam w/ $250 1st prize
Brooklyn & Boyle
2003 East 1st Street
Los Angeles
Email entries to jessebliss81@hotmail.com

3
Saturday, April 25th
2pm - 4pm
Pure Poetry Chapbook Contest
Santa Catalina Branch
of the Pasadena Public Library
999 East Washington Boulevard
http://palabraproductions.blogspot.com

4
Saturday, April 25th
6pm - 10pm
Think Poetically--Act Locally
Don Kingfisher Campbell + 24 poets
Claremont Forum
586 West 1st Street
http://palabraproductions.blogspot.com

5
Saturday, April 25th
7pm -11pm
Larry Colker + Open Reading
Starts w/a reading of classic poems
Barnes & Noble
16461 Ventura Boulevard
Encino

6
Sunday, April 26th
4:15pm - 4:25pm
Don Kingfisher Campbell
debuts his 2nd book
L.A. Times/UCLA Festival of Books
Booth 610
For map: http://www.latimes.com/extras/festivalofbooks/eventmap.html

7
Wednesday, April 29th
7pm - 9pm
Mary Torregrossa + 5 other poets
Los Angeles Downtown Public Library
Mark Taper Auditorium
Fifth and Flower Streets
RSVP recommended (213) 228-7025

Hope to see you there and there and there and there and there and there and there,
Don

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

This Monday night in Sierra Madre!



MONDAY, APRIL 6TH
2nd annual Open Mic Poetry Night
Beantown
45 N Baldwin Ave
Sierra Madre
7pm

Sunday, March 15, 2009

6 Poetry Events!!!!!

Hey Bloggers,

If you wanna join me for any of these six events, please let me know:

1
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2009
Sharmagne Leland-St. John + Open Reading
The World Stage
4344 Degnan Blvd
Los Angeles
8pm

2
THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2009
Don Kingfisher Campbell
lectures on Pablo Neruda
and punctuation
Virginia Bower's Condo
154 Marywood
Claremont
7pm

3
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009
Don Kingfisher Campbell + 13 poets
performing in classrooms
Napa Elementary School
19010 Napa St
Northridge
1:15pm

4
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009
Don Kingfisher Campbell + 9 poets
reading poems and the poems that influenced them
Ave 50 Studio
131 N Ave 50
Highland Park
7pm

5
SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2009
Don Kingfisher Campbell + other poets
published in Poetry & Cookies
Altadena Public Library
600 E Mariposa St
Altadena
2pm

6
SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2009
Don Kingfisher Campbell + Open Reading
L'Keg Gallery
311 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles
8pm

Hope to see you there and there and there and there and there and there,
Don

P.S. Open reading, he gets around, doesn't he?


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Saturday, February 28, 2009

5 Upcoming Poetry Readings & Workshops!!!!!

Hey Bloggers,

If you wanna join us at any of these five events, please let me know:

1
FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2009
Lisa Marie Sandoval + Open Reading
Coffee By The Books
509 E Walnut St
Pasadena
6pm

2
SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2009
Theresa Antonia + Others
Celebrate Pablo Neruda
Ave 50 Gallery
131 N Ave 50
Highland Park
8pm

3
SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2009
Helen Graziano + Open Reading
introduced by Don Kingfisher Campbell
Claremont Library
208 Harvard Ave
Claremont
2pm

4
SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2009
Don Kingfisher Campbell + Emerging Urban Poets
with an Open Reading
Palm Springs Wine & Art
242 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs
6pm

5
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009
Ron Koertge writing workshop
South Pasadena Library
Community Room
1115 El Centro St
South Pasadena
7pm

Hope to see you there and there and there and there and there,
Don


WANT A POET IN YOUR CLASSROOM?
Email: poetrypeople@charter.net

Saturday, February 21, 2009

iTunes carries Poems From Perkins Alley!

That's right cyberfans,

You can now download tracks on our CD Poems From Perkins Alley through http://itunes.com

Though they made us submit a new, higher resolution cover...OK I guess

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Another EUP booking!

Hey Cyberpoets,

I will be introducing fellow EUP poet Helen Graziano
who is being featured in the CLAREMONT LIBRARY poetry
reading series on SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2009 at 2pm.

Where will it be taking place?

Claremont Library
208 N Harvard Ave
Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 621-4902

Hosted by Lucia Galloway

After that we'll head off to our Palm Springs
performance at 6pm where we can sup and drink
(check a couple entries down for details)!

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

EUP booking!

Hey fellow EUPers,

We've got a booking to perform in the TRAPDOOR POETRY reading series
on SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2009 at 6pm, with an open mike at 6:30pm.

Where will it be taking place?

Palm Springs Art and Wine
http://www.palmspringswineandart.com/
242 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262

(760) 325-5991

in downtown Palm Springs
21+ age requirement

Please join us for a wonderful evening of poetry and wine!
Hosted by Ruth Nolan and Steve Petersen

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

OUR NEW CDs!!

1) The Poems From Perkins Alley CD

A truly unique recording, edited and embellished by Barry Schwam
Go to http://perkinspoets.info for samples of the 12 tracks

2) The Emerging Urban Poets Bootleg CD

Recorded by Chrystine Julian...featuring seven of the poets on the
Poems From Perkins Alley CD.

TO ORDER EITHER ONE, OR BOTH:

Order your copies by going to http://paypal.com, select Send Money,
and direct payment of $5 for each CD to kingfisher1031@charter.net