Tag Archives: Joe Roarty

Some Not So Thanksgiving Stories and Poems

From the archives of The Fox Chase Review

Peter Tieryas Liu A Beijing Feast

Elijah J. Pringle  Chicken Soup Confession

Ish Klein  The Lonely Saint for Lonely Travelers

Justin Vitiello  To the Huichol Nation

Paulette Harper My Wild Christmas Rose

Joe Roarty  Circus

Louis McKee  Still Life

Noah Cutler Breakfast at Sal’s



The Calm Before The Storm- Belloumini and Kozinski close out 2012 Season

Just before Hurricane Sandy meets up with two cold fronts and travels up the Delaware Bay the calming poetic voices of David Kozinski and Michele Belloumini stirred the crowd in the 2nd floor gallery of Ryerss Museum and Library. 

Thanks to open mic poets Joe Roarty, Steve Delia and Diane Sahms-Guranieri.

We thank everyone who has supported the reading series this year and look forward to our first reading of 2013 with Lester Mobley and Bruce Kramer on the last Sunday of January 2013.

Our next event: November 10th-  The Tenth Muse Workshop with Diane Sahms-Guarnieri

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Rodger Lowenthal is Having a House Party



October 21, 1:30 pm


Poets Paul Siegell, Grant Clauser, Joe Roarty and Hayden Saunier with special , musical guests playing blues, Irish, rockabilly, bluegrass.


DONATION $15.00. (All proceeds to poets & musicians)

 Scotch is back!

Small desserts appreciated.


rodlow31@yahoo.com – 215-885- 5557

Lowenthal in The Fox Chase Review: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/23-RLowenthal.html

Siegell in The Fox Chase Review: http://www.foxchasereview.org/10WS/SiegellP.html

Clauser in The Fox Chase Review: http://www.foxchasereview.org/12AW/GrantClauser.html

Roarty in The Fox Chase Review: http://www.foxchasereview.org/10SU/JoeRoarty.html


Saunier in The Fox Chase Review: http://www.foxchasereview.org/12WS/HaydenSaunier.html


Todd and Saunier bring in Summer at Ryerss

Featured Poets J.C. Todd and Hayden Saunier gave an outstanding reading to lead us into summer. Open Mic readers Joe Roarty, Maryann Miller, Kira Wells, MM Whittle, Mike Cohen and Rodger Lowenthal  also did a great job. Photographs of the event can be viewed at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157629096910438/

Passion and Styling at Ryerss Featured Poets Reading

The passion of Ocean Vuong and poetic styling’s of Paul Siegell filled the 2nd floor gallery of Ryerss Museum and Library followed by an outstanding open mic.
Thanks to Ocean and Paul and to the open mic readers, Joe Roarty, Carol Ann Bond, Linda Appell, Adrianna Bautista, Rodger Lowenthal, Elijah Pringle, and Smyte 9. To view photographs of todays reading please visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157614581079088/

Next Up:

Poets in the Park 2011– July 16th

2nd Tuedays Poetry Open Mic Photographs 5-10-11

It was a great evening for poetry at The Hop Angel Brauhaus in Fox Chase.  Photos can be viewed at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157615011933081/

Next Up: Lisella andFagiani in Fox Chase May 22nd

A Nice Kick Off for National Poetry Month in Fox Chase

We had a nice kick start to National Poetry Month in Fox Chase at our 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic. Thanks to the curator
of the event, Diane Sahms-Guarnieri and our open mic readers- Jay Sivitz, Joe Roarty, Brian Heston, Tracey Greenlee, Stormy Alcazar, Bruce Kramer, g emil reutter.

A special welcome back to Dr. Jay and congrats to Tracey Greenlee and Rochele on the completion of Tracey’s Manuscript!  For photos of the event: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157615011933081/

Coming Up:

April 16thBook Signing at Farleys in New Hope

April 17thAnderson and Leo in Fox Chase April 17th

Just before the Storm

Just before the brunt of the storm hit Philadelphia, 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Mic was on with a small but energetic crowd. Thanks to our hostess Diane Sahms-Guarnieri and the open mic readers, Noah Cutler, Ken Wolman, Joe Roarty, Tracey Greenlee, g emil reutter and to those who came out to listen to some fine poetry. Photos of the event are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157615011933081/

Next Up:

Lindner and Cutler in Fox Chase January 29th

2nd Tuesdays warms The Brauhaus

As arctic winds descended upon the Fox Chase neighborhood of the City of Brotherly Love, 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic returned to the city at The Hop Angel Brauhaus. Reading in the open mic hosted by Diane Sahms-Guarnieri were Ken Wolman, Dave Worrell, g emil reutter, Jay Sivitz, Rodger Lowenthal, Bruce Kramer Elijah Pringle, Joe Roarty and Saul Brody.

To view photos of tonights open please visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157615011933081/

-Next up at 3 Sisters Corner Cafe: Klein and Worrell in Fox Chase December 18th

Rutkowski and Quatroche pack the house

We had a packed house at 3 Sisters Corner Café for The Fox Chase Reading Series Featured Poets Reading with Thaddeus Rutkowski and Vincent Quatroche.  Open mic readers included Joe Roarty, Hanoch Guy, Rodger Lowenthal, Jacob Russell, Noah Cutler, Mike Cohen, David Matthew, Krystle Griffin and Michael Pollock. For photographs of the reading please visit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157614581079088/

Enjoy the summer!