Events and appearances by Dan Brady

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Wednesday Night Events at Sacred Grounds!

Every Wednesday night I curate the longest running poetry open mic known at Sacred Grounds Café. We all read poems, tell jokes, raise a ruckus, and my books are available at spectacular savings. The sign up starts at about 7pm, the first show runs until about 830 and the second starts soon thereafter!

Sacred Grounds Café: 2095 Hayes @ Cole
Wednesdays: 7pm sign-up readings to 950pm, ph: 387-3859
Presenting fine poetry and good food since 1972.
The longest running poetry open mic known!

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Note: I also often appear at La Promenade, a series hosted by Mill Mercer and Stephanie Manning on the first Saturdays at La Promenade Café, 3643 Balboa @38th, open/features, café pbone: (415) 221-6063. The evening begins between 7 and 730 and goes until about 9pm.

 

 

Upcoming Appearances

 

06 – 22 – 19

Civil Liberties United, Diverse Voices

An anthology of San Francisco Bay Area poets

Edited by Shizue Seigel

This book launch and creative showcase will be on Saturday, June 22, 2019, 1-3pm, at the Koret Auditorium San Francisco Main Library30 Grove St near Hyde & Market and Civic Center BART, with a reception to follow.

 

In polarized times, democracy cannot be taken for granted. We need to reach within ourselves and reach out to others, moving forward together to create the society we want to see. 

 

Contributors include: 3 poets laureate, Kim Shuck (SF), Rafael Jesús González (Berkeley), Ann Muto (Cupertino), and Avotcja, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Josiah Luis Alderete, Dee Allen, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Sandra Bass, Dan Brady, Francée Covington, Celeste Chan, James Cagney, Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia, E. K. Keith, Tehmina Khan, Kevin Madrigal, Joan Osato, Tureeda Mikell, Susan Praver-Pérez, Queennandi X, Sriram Shamasunder, Kimi Sugioka, and many others. 


Civil Liberties United Diverse Voices from the San Francisco Bay Area, Edited by Shizue Seigel •  Pease Press • $17.95 •  300 pp. •  www.peasepress.com/Civil LibertiesUnited.

 

Dear Readers,
Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday! Please allow extra time to get the Koret. Buses and streets will be congested because of ClusterFest.
Enter from 30 Grove (SE library entrance - near Hyde & Market and Civi Center BART
ClusterFest musiic/comediy festival will be closing streets Fri-Sun.

  • Larkin Street between Hayes and McAllister streets
  • Polk Street between Hayes and McAllister streets
  • Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Polk Street

Civil Liberties folks will be downstairs  by noon. Plan to arrive by 12:30 to pick up your name tag and prepaid book (or buy one for $20)
Here’s a revised reading order (which remains a work in progress….). Please limit your time to 3 minutes.
(No self-introductions, please just name and title of your piece)

Please stay for the group portrait  and the reception 3-4pm in the Hispanic-Latino Room, if you can.

1ShizSeigelintro
2Kimshuckbound'ries/Bilingual
3AvotcjaJiltonilroI Know We Can!!!
4Tony AldarondoLatinos
5TureedaMikellLife Light remembered
6Rafael Jesús GonzálezDepues del Discurso
7JamesCagneyBetween a rock
8Flo Oy WongCall me Auntie
9Ann MutoA Raw Truth/Tamiko.
10LorraineBonnerMHH, Steve Jobs, More than
11Thomas RobertSimpsonLittle Jimmy
12RojiOyamaMiguelito
13RalucaIoanidReverence
14CaroleChinn-Moralesimmigration ally,  His name was Aaron
15TonyRoblesBullhorn
16CelineWallaceTribute to Rene Yanez
17KevinMadrigalTonight I am Mexican
18SusanaPraver-pereznot the maid/breathe
19AlanHarrisOne of Everything
20Julie NicholsonQueen Bees
21ShizueSeigelSheer Luck
22CharlieMcKeever-Bartlettrage
23CJGrossmanpetals
24JoAnnDeLunaSuicide Clause
25SrideviRamanathanGoddess and Activism
26Andre Le MontWilsonQuarry
27TommiAvicollithose in blue
28SandraWassilieThe Haunting
29SandraBassFreedom Come
30KenjiTagumaFather's journey of Resistence
31DanBradyElizabeth Warren
32ElaineElinsonWe Will be seen
33Guy BiedermanPoet 3am
34TinyGray-GarciaConservatorship
35DenaRodBubble
36Tongo Eisen-MartinSkid Bid or Cut a Hand

 

 

07 – 02 - 19

 

On Tuesday at 730 pm I will be co-hosting a poetry circle in a beautiful setting. The address is 65 Norwich St, near to Alabama St. SF CA - Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top … it will be just grand!

 

 

 

Archived Events

04 – 30 - 19

 

On Tuesday at 730 pm I will be co-hosting a poetry circle in a beautiful setting. The address is 65 Norwich St, near to Alabama St. SF CA - Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top … it will be just grand!

 

05 – 01 – 19

 

I am planning a special event at Sacred Grounds. We will be having a book party for the anthology of Sacred Grounds poets: Grounds are Sacred; Truths and Voices. It will be a special night!

 

03 – 03 – 19

 

I will be making an appearance at the Cultural Integration Fellowship during Sally Love Saunders’ special event. Festivities get under way at 11:00am and proceed to 12:30pm, when a light lunch will be served. The event is free. The address: 2650 Fulton St, SF, CA 94118

 

02 – 21 – 19

 

Come to a grand a benefit event for

Native American Health Center S.F. Youth Services

On Their Shoulder We Stand #4

Thursday Februrary 21st @ 7PM, Bird & Beckett Books
653 Chenery near Diamond, San Francisco, CA  

Join us as we pay homage to the artistic brilliance of our Ancestors featuring some of the Bay Area’s best in a benefit.

 

with KIM SHUCK (Poet Laureate S.F.) MAURISA THOMPSON (Poet/Educator) DAN BRADY (Poet/Educator) KAYLAH MARIN & DEIDRE WASHINGTON (Music & Poetry) BILL VARTNAW (Poet Laureate Emeritus Sonoma) LESLIE SIMON (Poet/Educator CCSF) RICHARD SANDERELL (Poet) Members of THE TROUBLE MAKERS UNION as well as GAIL MITCHELL (Poet/Jeweler)
AVOTCJA (Poet/Musician) and WENDY LOOMIS & ROYAL KENT of COPUS


WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE & ALL AGES WELCOME 
For more info: (415)586-3733 &/or to learn more about other events @ Bird & Beckett 
see: www.bird-beckett.com tell everyone you know to bring everyone they know!!!
www.Avotcja.com for those who can’t make it make Checks payable to:


Native American Health Center S.F.
160 Capp Street San Francisco, CA 94110
Attn. Youth Programs

 

01 – 29 – 19

 

On Tuesday at 730 pm I will be co-hosting a poetry circle in a beautiful setting. The address is 65 Norwich St, near to Alabama St. SF CA - Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top … it will be just grand!

 

01 – 13 – 19

 

I will be making an appearance at the Cultural Integration Fellowship during Sally Love Saunders’ special event. Festivities get under way at 11:00am and proceed to 12:30pm, when a light lunch will be served. The event is free. The address: 2650 Fulton St, SF, CA 94118

 

11 – 18 – 18

 

I plan to appear at Floreys’ Bookstore, 2120 Palmetto Avenue Pacifica, the event gets underway at 3pm and although it is a book party for Eileen Malone’s newest book, “It Could Be Me, Although Unsure”, I will be present and after her presentation, and a brief break, I’ll MC a brief open mic.

 

11 – 18 – 18

 

I will be making an appearance at the Cultural Integration Fellowship during Sally Love Saunders’ special event. Festivities get under way at 11:00am and proceed to 12:30pm, when a light lunch will be served. The event is free. The address: 2650 Fulton St, SF, CA 94118

 

11 – 17 – 18

 

I will be a featured speaker at the Ina Coolbrith Circle, an event honoring poetry contest winners and celebrating their achievements. This will be held at the LaFayette Orinda Presbyterian Church, 49 Knox Drive, Lafayette Ca. This event gets under way at 2pm; there is an open invitation to friends and family.

 

11 – 13 – 18

 

On Tuesday at 730 pm I will be co-hosting a poetry circle in a beautiful setting. The address is 65 Norwich St, near to Alabama St. SF CA - Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top … it will be just grand!

 

10 – 27 – 18


I will be featuring with along with my wife; Wendy Wolters at Floreys’ Bookstore, 2120 Palmetto Avenue Pacifica, the event gets underway at 7:30pm!

 

09 – 29 – 18

 

 

I’ll l be in the global poetry event: 100K Poets for Change. This year we’ll be at San Francisco’s Beat Museum, Columbus and Broadway. The event begins at 12pm, many talented poets will be there: Mahnaz Badihian, Neeli Cherkovski, Pauline Craig, John Curl, Agneta Falk, Nahid Fattahi, David Giesen, Q R Hand, Martin Hickle, Najia Karim, Lisbit Bailey, Barbara Paschke, Greg Pond, Karen Melander-Magoon, Richard Sanderell, David Volpendesta!

 

 

09 – 22 – 18

 

THE MUSIC OF THE WORD (LA PALABRA MUSICAL) still in English, Spanish, Spanglish y Lo Que Sea 3PM – 5PM No Cover Guest hosted by Naoml QuiĖoneza. Don’t forget bring your Congas, Guiros, Maracas, Panderetas etc.


CESAR E. CHAVEZ BRANCH OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY

Suite 27 3301 East 12th Street @ 33rd Avenue, Oakland, CA 94601 (510) 535-5620

Close to the Fruitvale BART Stn.

ABBY BOGOMOLNY (Poet/Educator)
MIGUEL GAVILAN MOLINA (Poeta/Journalist)
YACCAIRA SALVATIERRA (Poeta)
DAN BRADY (Poet/Sacred Grounds)
ŃVengan todos & tell everyone to tell everyone!
ALL AGES & WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
http://oaklandlibrary.org/locations/cesar-e-chavez-branch
or www.Avotcja.org

 

09 – 16 – 18

 

I will be making an appearance at the Cultural Integration Fellowship during Sally Love Saunders’ Poetry Festival. Festivities get under way at 11:00am and proceed to 12:30pm, when a light lunch will be served. The event is free. The address: 2650 Fulton St, SF, CA 94118

 

08 – 28 – 18

 

I plan to appear at Floreys’ Bookstore, 2120 Palmetto Avenue Pacifica, the event gets underway at 7:30pm!

 

07 – 28 – 18

 

I plan to appear at this venue wth my wife, Wendy Wolters. This is a sweet series at Floreys’ Bookstore, 2120 Palmetto Avenue Pacifica, the event gets underway at 7:30pm!

 

07 – 22 – 18

 

I will be making a special appearance at the Cultural Integration Fellowship during Sally Love Saunders’ Poetry Festival. Festivities get under way at 11:00am and proceed to 12:30pm, when a light lunch will be served. The event is free. The address: 2650 Fulton St, SF, CA 94118

 

07 – 01 – 18

 

Honored to be included in the anthology, “San Francisco Peace and Hope” I will be appearing at the book launch of its latest edition and read briefly. San Francisco Peace and Hope 2018, Fest and book launch, at the Arise Gallery 678 Portola Drive, Elizabeth Hack Editor 

 

06 – 30 – 18


Reading with others at Floreys’ Bookstore, 2120 Palmetto Avenue Pacifia, hosted by Sherri Rose-Walker a great series! (650) 355-8811 Aaron Schlieve, Proprietor

 

03 – 25 – 18

 

Appearing at the Community Television of Santa Cruz County, 325 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz. One can view all past Central Coast Poetry Shows on You Tube, just search for “Central Coast Poetry Shows. Hosted by Jim Russo

 

10 – 24 – 17 Tuesday, 730 pm

I will be co-hosting a poetry circle

65 Norwich St, near Alabama

Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top

 

10 – 22 – 17, Sunday, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

I would like to invite folks to a poetry festival on Sunday September 18, from 11am to 12:30pm. I’ll be reading with others. Please bring poems you like to share or just come to listen and enjoy. This event is free. Cultural Integration Fellowship … 2650 Fulton at 3rd Ave … San Francisco, CA 94118

 

09-30-17 Saturday, 3pm

100K Poets For Change, a global event At the Beat Museum Columbus and Broadway

 

With poets from the bay area and the Revolutionary Poets Brigade, Nomadic Coffee!

 

Dee Allen, Dan Brady, Mahnaz Badihian, Neeli Cherkovski, Pauline Craig, John Curl, Agneta Falk, Nahid Fattahi, David Giesen, Q R Hand, Clara Hsu, Najia Karim, Barbara Paschke, Karen Melander-Magoon, Richard Sanderell, David Volpendesta

 

09-25-17 Monday

I will be co-featuring with Jimmy Kraft at a great venue: Poetic Justice, Minna Gallery, 111 Minna St, Hosts: Mitch Park+Bradley Reeves—this will be grand, I’ll have a half hour to get it all out and I am determined to try, really

 

09- 02 – 17 Saturday, 7pm

Wendy and I will be featured

La Promenade: 1st Sat: 7-930, La Promenade Café, 3643 Balboa @38th, open/features, Hosts Mercer+Manning, café: 221-6063

 

07 – 09 – 17 Sunday 4pm

Garrett Murphy and I will be featuring at the Gears Turning Poetry Series @4pm. This will be at Adobe Bookstore, 3130 24th St. San Francisco

 

07 – 25 – 17 Tuesday, 730 pm

I will be co-hosting a poetry circle in a beautiful setting. The address is 65 Norwich St, near to Alabama St. SF CA - Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top … it will be just grand!

 

07 – 05 – 17

Wendy Wolters and Dan Brady will be featuring on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017. The event begins at 7pm – and concludes at 9pm. The Frank Bette Center for the Arts: 1601 Paru @ Lincoln, Alameda Ca

www.frankbettecenter.org Phone number is: 510-523-6597 Our feature presentations will be followed by an open mic and Dan will have some of his books available as well.

 

05 – 23 – 16 Tuesday, 730 pm

I will be co-hosting a poetry circle 65 Norwich St, near Alabama Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top

 

04 – 29 - 17 Saturday 12 – 5pm

Summer of Love 50th Anniversary

http://www.berkeleysummeroflove.com


TIBID and Mother's Hen presents another event in the Touch of a Poet Series
We’ll be at Durant and Telegraph, right by Noah's Bagels and will have an open Mic with featured readers!
The features will be:

 

Dale Jensen - 12:15           

Clive Matson with Gael Alock - 12:45
Mel Ash - 1:05

Tobey Kaplan - 1:45
Julia Vinograd - 2:05

Dan Brady - 2:45
Louis Cuneo - 3:05

Amos White - 3:45

Jack Foley - 4:05

Adelle Foley (read by Jack Foley)

04 – 01 – 17 Saturday, 9pm

Mission Arts and Performance Project, I will be at David Kubrin’s Venue, 2754 Harrison St. and I will be going on just after 9pm, This will be a great evening folks, come one come all … its free!

 

02 – 21 – 17 Tuesday, 730 pm

I will be co-hosting a poetry circle in a beautiful setting. The address is 65 Norwich St, near to Alabama St. SF CA - Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top … it will be just grand!

 

11 – 15 – 16 Tuesday, 730 pm

I will be co-hosting a poetry circle

65 Norwich St, near Alabama

Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top

 

10 – 26 – 16 Wednesday, 7pm

I am planning a book presentation of my three books at Sacred Grounds, as part of the fun, see you there!

 

10 – 31 – 16 Monday 4 – 8pm

I will be taking part in the Grand Opening Gala

At Clarion Music and Performing Arts Center

816 Sacramento St.

 

Specifically I’ll be taking part in the Dead Poet’s Society reading and co-performing with my wife, Wendy, as she dances – that is the plan.

 

10 – 17 – 16, Monday, 7pm

I will be featuring along with Avotcja at the well regarded open mic series at Bird and Beckett which happens on the 1st 3rd Mondays from 7-9pm at: Bird and Beckett, 653 Chenery nr Diamond: 586-3733, Host: Jerry Ferraz. I will have copies of my three books: Orphan City, Insight to Riot and Haiku: Infolded Meaning available; see the link: Books Available in Print!

 

10 – 09 – 16, Sunday at 4

I will be one of the features at Turning Gears Poetry Series which happens on the 2nd Sundays, 345pm signup, starts@4, Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St 282-9246 Host: Kim Shuck

 

I will have copies of my three books: Orphan City, Insight to Riot and Haiku: Infolded Meaning available; see the link: Books Available in Print!

 

09 – 27 – 16 Tuesday, 730 pm

I will be co-hosting a poetry circle

65 Norwich St, near Alabama

Use the stairway next to 63 Norwich and go to the top

 

09 – 24 – 26, Saturday, 7pm

100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE

With poets from the bay area, the Revolutionary Poets Brigade and Nomadic Coffee!

UUSF MARTIN LUTHER KING ROOM

1187 FRANKLIN AT GEARY, SAN FRANCISCO

Poets Dee Allen, Dan Brady, Kristina Brown, John Curl, David Giesen, Gary Hicks, Clara Hsu, Barbara Paschke, Karen Melander-Magoon, Nina Serrano, David Volpendesta and others

Voices for labor, human rights and justice

 

09 – 18 – 16, Sunday, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

I would like to invite folks to a poetry festival on Sunday September 18, from 11am to 12:30pm. I’ll be reading with others. Please bring poems you like to share or just come to listen and enjoy. This event is free. Cultural Integration Fellowship … 2650 Fulton at 3rd Ave … San Francisco, CA 94118

 

09 – 18 – 16, Sunday, 1 – 4pm

I’ll be one of the readers at this, the final event of the Poet’s 11 Series at San Francisco’s Main Library, in the Koret Auditorium.