Liv McKee Troy Poetry Mission Wednesday March 29th

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THE TROY POETRY MISSION
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29TH
WITH FEATURED POET LIV MCKEE
AT O’BRIEN’S PUBLIC HOUSE
43 3Rd Street, Troy NY

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The Troy Poetry Mission Returns To O’Brien’s Public House On Wednesday March 29th With An Open Mic & Our Featured Poet
Liv McKee. Hope You’ll Join Us For A Night Of Amazing Poetry!

Hosted By R.M. Engelhardt

http://www.troypoetrymission.com
http://www.rmengelhardt.com

Step Up To The Mic …. This is Poetry

$3.00 Requested Donation

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Bio:

Liv McKee

Liv is a queer spoken word artist and slam poet, dancer, musician, farmer, and activist born and raised in New Paltz, NY. She has been moving up and down the Hudson River ever since, studying at Skidmore College, and settling recently in Troy, NY. Writing and speaking for the last 6 years, her poetry touches on topics of healing self and community, dismantling white supremacist heteropatriarchy, the immaculate beauty of landscape, and radical self love. She currently competes with Albany’s Nitty Gritty Slam Team in competitions across the US. This year she helped the team take first place in the Emily Dickenson Slam in Amherst, MA, the 8th Annual QEW Slam in Buffalo NY, and the WordxWord Women’s Invitational in Pittsfield, MA. She also placed 33rd out of 100 poets at the 2016 Individual World Poetry Slam in Flagstaff, AZ. Apart from (or wildly integrated within) writing and performing poetry, in her free time you may find Liv organizing with local activist groups, swimming, singing with a guitar, mountain climbing, having conversations with the moon, and playing old time fiddle music.

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The February Troy Poetry Mission: Annie Christain

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The February 2017 Edition of The Troy Poetry Mission returns to O’Brien’s Public House with our open mic and our featured poet Annie Christain

Wednesday, February 22nd
7: 30pm Sign Up
8pm Start Time

With Host R.M. Engelhardt

 

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O’Brien’s Public House
43 3rd St, Troy, NY 12180
Phone: (518) 328-8690

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About Our Featured Poet :

Annie Christain is an associate professor of composition and ESOL at SUNY Cobleskill with poems appearing in Seneca Review, Oxford Poetry, The Chariton Review, and The Lifted Brow, among others. She received the grand prize of the 2013 Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Contest, the 2013 Greg Grummer Poetry Award, the 2015 Oakland School of the Arts Enizagam Poetry Award, and the 2015 Neil Shepard Prize in Poetry. Additional honors include her being selected for the Shanghai Swatch Art Peace Hotel Artist Residency and the Arctic Circle Autumn Art and Science Expedition Residency. Her book Tall As You Are Tall Between Them, her debut poetry book, was published in fall 2016 by C&R Press.

01.25.2017 Karen Fabiane The Troy Poetry Mission

Happy New Year!

The Troy Poetry Mission returns this month to O’Brien’s Public House with our open mic and January’s featured poet Karen Fabiane.

Wednesday, January 25th
7: 30pm Sign Up
8pm Start Time

With Host R.M. Engelhardt

This is poetry. Step up to the mic .

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About Our Featured Poet:

Karen Fabiane was born in 1949 in NYC and grew up on Long Island. Under a different name, she was part of the Manhattan downtown scene during the 1970s, making music, writing & performing poetry, and painting. Her work has been published in 2, Bound, Coal, Delaware County Times, Home Planet News, Newsletter Inago, MisFit, Momoware, New Voices, OM, Poetry Motel, RagShock, Salonika, Title I, Torture House USA, and four different anthologies released by Bright Hill Press, which also published her book, Dancing Bears, in 2011; a 2nd book, Seeing You Again, was published by Grey Book Press in 2014. Her paintings have been exhibited in Seattle, New York City, Washington, DC, and the Capital District of New York (Albany environs) since 1978. Karen recently won a Special Founder’s Award in the Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Competition (2016), for her poem “Now, morning …”. Moved from Brooklyn to Delaware County (NY) in 1989, she currently lives in Troy.c__data_users_defapps_appdata_internetexplorer_temp_saved-images_14231178_183629592067063_4887314276868523581_o-2

D Colin at The Troy Poetry Mission 11.30.16

THE TROY POETRY MISSION
LAST WEDNESDAY EVENING OF EACH MONTH
AT O’BRIEN’s PUBLIC HOUSE
43 3RD STREET. TROY, NY

ON WEDNESDAY :

NOVEMBER 30, 2016
WITH FEATURED POET
D. COLIN

~ ALL WRITERS & POETS WELCOME
. *Poetry Open Mic*

SIGN UP 7:30 PM ~ START TIME 8 PM
HOSTED BY POET R.M. ENGELHARDT

http://www.troypoetrymission.com

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ABOUT OUR NOVEMBER FEATURED POET:

D. COLIN

Originally from CT, D. Colin is a poet, educator and activist living in Troy, NY. She holds BA in English from Southern Connecticut State University and an MA in Africana Studies from UAlbany. She has competed at the National Poetry Slam as part of the Nitty Gritty Slam Team representing the Capital District. In March, she competed at the Women of the World Poetry Slam. She has also featured in a variety of venues including the Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe in NYC and venues in Philadelphia, Baltimore and London among other places. She released her first collection of poems entitled Dreaming in Kreyol in 2015. She currently hosts Poetic Vibe, a weekly poetry open mic that takes place every Monday night at Troy Kitchen.

Upcoming Poetry Events – Week of October 2, 2016 — Albany Poets

What a great week of poetry and spoken word readings, open mics, and slams in the area. Here’s a look at what is coming up starting on Monday night. Monday, October 3 7:00pm – Poetic Vibe Troy Kitchen, 77 Congress Street, Troy, NY Poetic Vibe is a weekly Poetry Open Mic with featured local and regional…

via Upcoming Poetry Events – Week of October 2, 2016 — Albany Poets

Jason Martin October 26th At The Troy Poetry Mission

Jason Martin October 26th At The Troy Poetry Mission


On Wednesday October 26th The Troy Poetry Mission Returns To O’Brien’s Public House In Troy, NY To Read & Perform Poetry At Our Monthly Open Mic. Come Out And Hear Our 1st Featured Poet None Other Than Poet & Musician JASON MARTIN Himself With An Open Mic As Well!

THE RAVEN KING: HALLOWEEN POETRY EDITION !!!

*ALL HALLOWS EVE THEME IN EFFECT
DRESS IN COSTUME * READ POETRY
A CELEBRATION OF THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
THE TROY POETRY MISSION
HOSTED BY R.M. ENGELHARDT
OCTOBER 26TH 2016

7:30pm Sign Up
8pm Start
$3.00 Suggested Donation

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SEE YOU THERE !

 

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ABOUT JASON MARTIN :

Jason Martin is a performance artist and musician. His current works include a series of performances, videos, and photographs called Power Animal System: Species and gender-queer beings from space or another dimension or something. They are present in this world with help from people like Jason and his associates. Help them help us. As a musician with an extensive discography and touring history, Jason makes pop music and experimental sound works in space and time. Jason has worked in community media and Public Access television over the years as both a creator and teacher. He got his MFA at New York University in 2010

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