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Bert Moniz is Having a Revolution at The Jackson Inn- May 16

Raconteur Bert Moniz is presenting a cabaret at Wilmington’s favorite dive bar, The Jackson Inn. Moniz has been producing these shows for a few years to delight of the large crowd that fills the inn. The show is eclectic to include music, poetry, dance, drama and whatever else Bert can add to the mix.  There isn’t a cover charge for this event. The Jackson Inn is 40 minutes from Philadelphia and worth the drive. The Jackson Inn is located at 101 North Dupont Road, Wilmington, Delaware,

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jackson innThe Jackson Inn also is home to 2nd Saturday Poets, a fine venue for lovers of verse. On May 9th they will feature two poets plus an open mic http://www.deliteraryevents.org/2nd-saturday-poets-2/

 

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First Annual Ryerss Poetry Workshop a Success

First Annual Ryerss Poetry Workshop with Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri

First Annual Ryerss Poetry Workshop with Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri

The first annual Ryerss Museum and Library Adult Poetry Workshop was held on October 4th. The workshop was booked up almost immediately when announced and attracted poets from the Philadelphia area, Delaware and New Jersey. Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri led the workshop that was held between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Attendees included, Wendy Schermer, Maria Keane, Bert Moniz, James Diamond, Melanie Eyth, Michele Grottola, Linda Texter Hall, Siobhan Gannon, Chris Chandler and Jane Miller

 

Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri reads at Ryerss Christmas Celebration

 

Sahms-Guarnieri began her service as Poet in Residence with a reading at the Ryerss Christmas celebration, conducted a Youth Poetry Contest with winners Ryerss Youth Poetry Contest Reading 029reading at Ryerss for National Poetry Month and wrote a poem  in honor of poet-in-residence-diane-sahms-guarnieri - Ryerss BirthdayRobert W. Ryerss birthday that was read at the celebration.


Poetry with a P(0)int – Hummingbirds Lounge atop Catherine Rooney’s

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We traveled down the I-95 corridor to Wilmington for Poetry with a Point at Hummigbirds Lounge in Trolley Square. As with most poetry events we attend in Delaware the place was packed. The evening offered an eclectic mix of original and established works of poetry, fiction,  music and art. The Host Bert Moniz did an excellent job of keeping the evening moving and it was quite enjoyable. Billed as “To Anna and Pablo with Love” the evening did not disappoint.

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Kenny Vanello opened and closed the evening with a beautiful song Love is a Simple Melody.

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Owen Compton continued the theme in song

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Bob Davis shared a libidinous piece of flash fiction.

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Poetry with A Point 017A tribute to Pablo Neruda followed with Luz reading the original Spanish version and Diane Sahms-Guarnieri reading the English translation of Sonnets 93 and 94. Diane shared an introduction into the works of Neruda.

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Luz displayed a painting dedicated to her grandfather.

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Roya Carney followed with the songs Bring You My Love and Dancer.

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Diane Sahms-Guarnieri reads a poem from her collection “Images of Being”

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Anton Shepsly and Barb Gray followed with reading Anton reading the original Russian and Barb reading the English translation of works by Anna Akhmatova followed by a discussion “Is it lost in Translation”.

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It was a great evening for poetry, fiction, music and art at Hummingbirds Lounge in Wilmington. You can view more photos from this event at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157603927065737/

The Winter/Spring 2013 Edition of The Fox Chase Review is now on line

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The Winter/Spring 2013 Edition of The Fox Chase Review  featuring the poetry of :

Rosebud Ben-Oni,  Steve Burke, Margaret Campbell, Jim Daniels, Barbara De Franceschi,  Frank Diamond,  Melody S. Gee, Walter Howard, W. Todd Kaneko, Maryann Miller, Bert Moniz, John Timpane, Kirby Wright, R. Scott Yarbrough

And the prose of: Alice Wootson

We hope you enjoy this new edition of The Fox Chase Review 

The Editors

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Coming in January 2013 – The Winter/Spring 2013 Edition of The Fox Chase Review

Coming in January 2013 – The Winter/Spring 2013 Edition of The Fox Chase Review featuring the poetry of :

Rosebud Ben-Oni,  Steve Burke, Margaret Campbell, Jim Daniels, Barbara De Franceschi,  Frank Diamond,  Melody S. Gee, Walter Howard, W. Todd Kaneko, Maryann Miller, Bert Moniz, John Timpane, Kirby Wright, R. Scott Yarbrough

And the prose of:

Alice Wootson

Photographs from The Tenth Muse Poetry Workshop

On November 10th The Fox Chase Review sponsored The Tenth Muse Poetry Workshop with our Poetry Editor Diane Sahms-Guarnieri. The Workshop was held in the intimate Fox Chase Room of The Hop Angel Brauhaus in Fox Chase. We thank all those who participated. You can view additional photographs at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157629096910438/