Celebrating the transformative power of words – written, spoken and sung.
February 16 - 23, 2013
Shira Erlichman (Shira E) is a nationally acclaimed poet, musician, and artist. A Pushcart Prize nominee who has toured the country with some of the nation's leading performers and writers, her prolific and unique style has brought her acclaim as "one of the most original and compelling voices in performance poetry." More >
Sunday evening we feature talented young, high-school aged poets from six different schools in Berkshire County. Poets include Rachel André (Pittsfield High School), Katelyn Snow (McCann Tech), Meagan Fraser (Miss Hall’s School), Kyle Clairmont (Drury High School), Jan R. Jurchak (Bard College at Simon's Rock), Ingrid Olsen (Drury), Jeanette Lambert (Berkshire Arts And Technology Charter School), Caitlin Mayes (BART) and Chi Lee (St Joseph High School).
Open Mic with at Twist - for 10x10
hosted by Gabriel Squailia
First 10 to sign up - online in advance or at the venue starting at 7P - get to take the challenge.
Sign up online to grab one of 10 spots.
Traditional Open Mic will follow if time permits.
Joanna Hoffman is a poet, performer, teaching artist and LGBTQ advocate living in Brooklyn, New York. She is a ten-year veteran of competitive performance poetry, or slam. More >