Updated Apr 24, 2018.

Upcoming Readings

MBM Reading FlyerApril 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  SAW Poetry flyersubmissions 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 acottom@pclpartership.org

Jun 29, 2018 7- 8:30 pm Ariel will be the Featured Reader at Salem Poetry Project @ Barrel & Keg, Salem Oregon.  Open Mic to follow.

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.

Memorable Events

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, 

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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.

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Ariel reading at Salem Poetry Project.

Sept 14, 2017: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

Sept 7, 2017: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

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.

Jun 22, 2017: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

Apr 20, 2017: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

Apr 6, 2017: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

Mar 23, 2017: Featured Reader at Salem Poetry Project @ Barrel & Keg, Salem Oregon. 

Feb 9, 2017: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

Jan 5, 2017: A Featured Reader at Salem Poetry Project @ Barrel & Keg, Salem Oregon.  Tonight featured all the Write The Town 2016 anthology poets.

Dec 1, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

Oct 20, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic .

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.

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Sept 15, 2016 Ariel performing “Apple Cider Donuts” at Salem Poetry Project

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!

Sept 8, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg. Read during the Open Mic.

Aug 25, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read TextbookSummer Night & In Argument Of Diving during the Open Mic .

Jul 28, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic.

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Ariel performing “But At Night” during Cafe Noir’s Friday Open Mic

Jul 21, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic.

Jul 14, 2016: Salem Poetry Project 7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during the Open Mic.

Jun 16,2016: Salem Poetry Project 7Pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during Open Mic.

Jun 2, 2016: Salem Poetry Project  7pm @ Barrel & Keg.  Read during Open Mic.

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

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April 2014 Ariel performing at Poetry At The Playhouse

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

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2014’s BCP sign for PATP

 

 

 

 

 

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Ariel performing “But At Night” during Cafe Noir’s Friday Open Mic
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