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San Francisco's Poetry Tourist Guide

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San Francisco's longest running poetry open mic! Sacred Grounds Wednesdays: open + features,
700 sign up - to 950 Sacred Grounds Cafe, 2095 Hayes @ Cole: 415-387-3859
Host: Dan Brady,
email here
Facebook for events, Live Streaming (or recent video) and the Video Archive

3) Bird and Beckett Series: 1st + 3rd Monday's: open +features, 7pm - 9, Bird and Beckett Books, 653 Chenery nr Diamond: 586-3733 Bird and Beckett (near Glen Park BART), Host: Jerry Ferraz

4) Cafe International: Fridays: open/features, 730pm sign up, Cafe International, 508 Haight@Fillmore: 552-7390 Host: Clyde Always

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On the Page: Off the Page: 2nd Tues: open mic: written, spoken word and song, starts 7pm, SFPL Park Branch, 1833 Page St. nr Cole,
wwwsfpl.org, Host: Richard Ivanhoe

(19) Bazaar Cafe: Thrs: open mic: music + poetry, starts 7pm, Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St., nr 22nd: 831-5620, www.bazaarcafe.com, Host: Robin Galante (Note: although the venue features original, acoustic music poetry is welcome.)

(23) LUNADA: each full moon: open mic + features, music, theater, 7:30pm sign up, Galeria de la Raza, 2857 24th St. @ Bryant: 826-8009,
galeriadelaraza.org/eng/exhibits/calendar, Host: Sandra Garcia Rivera

(28) Poetry Happening: Thrs: step in to be heard, starts 10pm +/- @16th St. BART Station Plaza, Hosts: Charlie Getter et al, http://16thmission.com

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Hotel Utah, Mons: open, 7pm to Last Call, Hotel Utah's Saloon 500 4th St.,
http://hotelutah.com (Order of performers is determined via drawing: 6 min max -features music, poetry is welcome.)

(46) Mutiny Radio, Fri: open+features, singing, spoken word and music in a streaming broadcast to the web!  4pm - 6, 330 sign up, Pirate Cat Cafe, 2781 21st St. @ Florida,
http://pcrcollective.org/ Host: Diamond Dave + Val Ibarra, 240-0286 or email: dmndv@hotmail.com

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SF Poets Speak Easy, Sat: open mic, 2pm - 5, Sacred Grounds Cafe, 2095 Hayes @ Cole: 387-3859 Host: Barbara Belle-Diamond
bellediamond@comcast.net

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Queer Open Mic, 4th Fri: open poets + musicians, sign up 7pm; show @ 730, Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia @ 20th, Host: Baruch Porras-Hernandez and Blythe Baldwin,
http://queeropenmic.com

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Tinta/Voz, 3rd Thrs, open and features, 630pm - 8,, Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St., Facerbook page is here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/312289575540915/, Hosts: Jose Cadena and Marguerite Munoz

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Poetry @ Promenade, 1st Sat. open and features, 7pm - 930, La Promenade Cafe, 3643 Balboa @38th, Hosts: Bill Mercer and Stephanie Manning, La Promenade: 221-6063

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La Voz del Barrio Open Mic, 2nd Thrs: open mic poets musicians, 730 - sign up; starts @ 8, Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St. nr 25th,, Host: Jiridon (Andreina and Joshua)
http://www.jiridon.com 707-303-074

80) Green Apple Music and Poetry Open Mic, 2nd to last Tues, open, musicians+poets, (10 min ea), 7pm, Green Apple Annex, 520 Clement, 387-2272,
http://www.greenapplebooks.com Host: Ronnie Carrier, events@greenapplebooks.com

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Free Feature Salon, Weds: open/features-musicians+poets (10min ea) 7pm sign up; starts@8, feature@930, Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement St, Hosts: Guinevere Q + Young Son, house drummer, a Jam concludes evenings:
inhabitantofapalebluedot@gmail.com

82) Gears Turning Poetry Series,
open/features, 2nd Sun, starts @ 4pm, Adobe Bookstore, 3130 24th St. Host: Kim Shuck,
kshuck@tsoft.net

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) 1st Tues Spoken wd TV showcase,1st Tues: open/features/musicians/poets, 730-93 ($20 cover for show, dinner+1st drink, free for features), Radio Africa and Kitchen, 4800 3rd St Hosts: Karwanna and Terrell. Inquiries: 510-491-3703
http://www.1stTuesdays.com

84) Poetry Open Mic, 1st Sun, open/features, 5-7pm, Kawika's Ocean Beach Deli, 734 La Playa
oceanbeachdeli.com/events.php

85) The Alchemy Slam, Tues: poetry open/slam+music, sign up 8pm, ($5 cover), F8 Lounge, 1192 Folsom St, Hosts: Casey Gardner, Mike Taylor and Slam Master Patrick Oshlun FB:
http://facebook.com/alchemyslam

86) Poetry Podcast open mic TV. 3rd Mon, open and features, 6-830pm, Clarion Arts Center, 816 Sacramento St, enter on Waverly Hosts: John Rhodes, producer @ 415-440-3509, Clara Hsu, Stephen Kopel; The TV show can be seen on channel 29 and U-verse 99 Thursdays at 7:30pm.

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Pan Dulce Poets, 2nd Tue: open and features, 7pm, La Reyna Bakery, 3114 24th St nr. Mission, Host: Ricardo Tavarez

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The Word Party! 3rd Tue. read with Nova Jazz or solo, 7-930pm, PianoFight Bar Stage, 144 Taylor, Hosts Jennifer Barone & Ingrid Keir

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Holistic Underground, 2nd Tues, open, 8pm-12, Bissap Baobab 3372 19th nr Mission, host Mazin Jamal Contact: mazin@holisticunderground.org

(92) Oh My Goddess! 4th Tues, open, 6- 10pm, Artillery Gallery, 2741 Mission@24th, hosts Lilith King Smithson and Leila "LeiLo" Yatim Contact: mazin@holisticunderground.org (producer)

New Venues: for which I await further details:

(a) Kassidat, 3rd Sun, Features, 4-6pm, Adobe Books - 3130 24th St. near Folsom Host: Bloodflower, store: 864-3065

(b) Smack Dab, 3rd Wed, 730pm sign-up, Dog Eared Books Castro - 489 Castro St. nr 18th Hosts: Larry-bob Roberts and Dana Hopkins

(c) Open Mic/Swag Slam, last Sat, open, 5 - 8 pm,. Two Jacks, 401 Haight St, 415-431-6290 Host: Lynn

(d) Every Tuesday Poetry, Tues, features/open , 630pm, North Beach Library, 850 Columbus, Curator: Jack Hirschman