Updated Apr 24, 2018.
April 26, 2018 The Official Book Launch of Moments Before Midnight anthology will be 1-2 pm as part of Western Oregon University’s MultiCultural Event. Ariel, along with other MBM poets, will be reading her included pieces.
April 27, 2018 This Salem Art Walk (Friday 4has this 4-8 pm downtown Salem) theme as “Poetry” in honor of April being National Poetry Month. And we are looking for submissions from local poets & artists in the Willamette Valley area.
Poetry & poetry-inspired art will be accepted Wednesday afternoon until Friday for the show. Show will run Apr 27 – My 23. at Prisms Gallery is located in The Reed
Underground (basement of Reed Opera House Mall in Salem, by stairs). I, for one, will be submitting my Write The Town poem and Wm. Stafford – inspired paintings.
There will be an Open Mic available and also pop-up displays for any poet/artist wanting to display their wares. Please see facebook.com/prismsgallery or contact Anna Cottam at email@example.com
Every Thursday is Salem Poetry Project at Barrel & Keg in north Salem. I try to attend most of these and often read 3 poems during the open mic portion.
April 22, 2018 Garden Poems at Gaiety Hill. a Poetry In Performance event sponsored by Mid Valley Poets Society (MVPA). Poets included Ariel, Ada Molinoff,
Carol Hottle, Colette Tenant, Cynthia Herron, Dina Triest, Eleanor Berry, Franca Hernandez, Jade Rosina McCutcheon and Marilyn Johnston. Gaiety Hollow is the historic home of landscape architects, Lord & Schyrver – Such a lovely place to celebrate Earth Day!
April 12, 2018 Poets in the Moments Before Midnight anthology read their published poems at Salem Poetry Project Poets included Ariel, C Steven Blue, Mike Shuler, JM Persanch, Charles Castle, and editor Amalie rush Hill.
Jan 25, 2018: Salem Poetry Project @7pm. – Read fissures, checklist 50, and letter to the world durimg open mic.
Oct 7, 2017: 3-5 pm 2017 Write The Town Poetry Reading @ Elsinore Frame & Fine Art Gallery Salem Oregon: Poets from Mid-Willamette Poet Society (including ME) read their selected PTT/WTT pieces.
June – Sept 2017: 2017 Paint The Town/Write The Town: Summer-long event poeming & painting throughout the Salem area with Artists in Action and Mid Valley Poets Asscociation.
Oct 8, 2016: 3-5 pm 2016 Write The Town Poetry Reading @ Elsinore Frame & Fine Art Gallery Salem Oregon: Poets from Mid-Willamette Poet Society reading their selected PTT/WTT pieces. Write The Town Anthology 2016 available here.
Sept 15, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg. Read during the Open Mic, including one of my favs “Apple Cider Donuts”. Had my dear friend T.L.Cooper from Albany, Oregon come up & join me in attending this event!
May 26, 2016: Salem Poetry Project @7pm. – Read In the Hills of Above Stayton, Day before Valentines, and Aren’t We All. (Last time at Frozation downtown, SPP moved to the Barrel & Keg the following week)
May – Sept 2016: 2016 Paint The Town/Write The Town: Summer-long event poeming & painting throughout the Salem area with Artists in Action and Mid Valley Poets Asscociation.
Jan 28, 2016: Featured Reader at Salem Poetry Project, Salem Oregon – Watch video of
me reading Red shoes at Salem Poetry Project on Youtube.
April 4 & 5, 2014: Hosted Poetry at the Playhouse for 2014 National Poetry Month at Brush Creek Playhouse in Silverton Oregon
Apr 19 – 21, 2013: Hosted Poetry at the Playhouse for 2013 National Poetry Month at Brush Creek Playhouse in Silverton Oregon