12/7/16

Next Tuesday: Punq Ros3 at VerBaLizAtiOn


A Punq Ros3 feature is not to be missed. I'll try to make this myself. Hosted by Vernon C Robinson. At the Hibernian Hall.

11/6/16

November 7: STONE SOUP OPEN MIC! ALL NIGHT

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On November 7, as the title above says, it's all open mic all night!

Stone Soup presents "Stand on your soap box" and speak your truth. Just in time for this week's election! This will be an open mic all night and each poet will have 7 minutes on the mic. Come early to sign up! Come one Come all!
 

10/14/16

October 31: Teisha Dawn Twomey Features at Stone Soup

 
Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On October 31, we close out October with Teisha Dawn Twomey, who will be reading from her new collection.
 
Teisha Dawn Twomey received her MFA in Poetry at Lesley University. She is the poetry editor for Wilderness House Literary Review. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in numerous print, as well as online poetry publications. Her first book How to Treat Pretty Things was released by Stream~Lines Press this year.
 

10/10/16

October 24: Joyce Angela Jellison Features at Stone Soup




Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On October 24 we welcome Joyce Angela Jellison back to Massachusetts.

Joyce Angela Jellison is a graduate of Massachusetts School of Law and the author of three books. She is also a mixed-media visual artist exhibiting with RAW ARTS New York City and The Set NYC, workshop facilitator and founder of WriteOutLoudBoston!, a nonprofit organization encouraging women of color to write their stories as an empowerment/survival tool.

October 17: M'shairi Features at Stone Soup Poetry

 

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On October 17 we welcome M'shairi to our stage.

M'shairi is a Massachusetts, born and raised, spoken word artist and writer. Her life has centered around writing and self expression for as long as she could remember. She strongly believes in liberating the mind and the body from societal standards. Therefore, she lives freely and confidently in her skin and aspires to encourage others to do the same through her artistry. She covers many different topics as a writer and poet such as love, sex and social awareness, to name a few. She can be found on Facebook at M'shairi T. McKenzie and Instagram @ officiallymshairi to keep up with where she will be next.


October 10: STONE SOUP OPEN MIC! ALL NIGHT





Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On October 10, as the title above says, it's all open mic all night!

Stone Soup presents "Stand on your soap box" and speak your truth. This will be an open mic all night and each poet will have 7 minutes on the mic. Come early to sign up! Come one Come all!


9/23/16

October 3: STONE SOUP OPEN MIC! ALL NIGHT





Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On October 3, as the title above says, it's all open mic all night!

Stone Soup presents "Stand on your soap box" and speak your truth. This will be an open mic all night and each poet will have 7 minutes on the mic. Come early to sign up! Come one Come all!

September 26: M.I.D.N.I.G.H.T. Features at Stone Soup



Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On September 26, we offer art and real insights as an alternative to the spectacle of the impending debates.  Come by Monday and hear M.I.D.N.I.G.H.T. have his feature at Stone Soup.

Tarishi M.I.D.N.I.G.H.T. Shuler is an all around artist. Tarishi is native of New Haven, CT. He has performed and won various poetry slams across the country. Places such as the Nuyorican Poets Café, The Inspired Word, Bar 13 in New York City, The Lizard Lounge in Boston, MA, Five Seasons Café in Baltimore, MD, The Bushnell Theater in Hartford, CT, the Nuyorican Cafe in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and many more.
He recently won 1st place at The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Festival of Environmental and Social Justice / Zannette Lewis Invitational Poetry Slam at the Yale Peabody Museum in 2016. In 2016 he opened for Saul Williams at Wesleyan University. In 2012 he opened for President Bill Clinton at the Madison Ballroom in Time Square for Love146 10th Anniversary. He has won the title of CT Grandslam Champion in 2016, 2012 and 2011, He was the 2015 and 2016 Slammaster of the CT National Poetry Slam Team Verbal Slap. He has been competing on a national level at the National Poetry Slam each year since 2011 - 2016. 

Besides doing art, Tarishi works for the Discovery Center a nonprofit, diversity and antiracism training program serving elementary and middle school's throughout Connecticut. He has won first place at the McDonald's McCafe Poetry Slam in NY for 2010, 2012, 2013 & 2016. He has also appeared on HOT97 radio station in NY. He performed a poem for the 15th anniversary for 9/11. 

You can learn more about Tarishi at his website.

9/12/16

September 19: Gordon Marshall and the Jack Powers Prize!


Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On September 19, we welcome back poet, author and founder of the Jack Powers Stone Soup Savor Poetry Prize, Gordon Marshall.


Gordon Marshall has been involved with Stone Soup ever since he was 19, in 1983. He gave his first feature reading at Charlie's Tap, in Central Square, Cambridge, in 1986. Years went by where he wrote no poems, or only a few, and then a spate more; then, in 2006, he reached his mature period, writing poems every day, and he has continued writing regularly since then.

He has published 33 books, with Shires Press, in Manchester Center, Vermont, and he is writing a new one currently, The Stars of the City. Gordon is also a music critic. He has many credits with The New York City Jazz Record, All About Jazz, and The Boston Hassle. He as a music blog, The Flash Boston.
 

September 12: Three Poets from The Boston Poetry Workshop

 
 
Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On  September 12, we have a special reading from members of the Boston Poetry Workshop
 
Sara Afshar is a children’s attorney based in Boston. Her work has appeared in Sidelines Magazine, Slice Magazine and Claudius Speaks. She is a recipient of UMass Lowell's Jack Kerouac Creative Writing Award and is a Salem Poetry Seminar Alum.

Zachary Bos directs Pen & Anvil Press, which like the Boston Poetry Workshop is an activity of the not-for-profit Boston Poetry Union. His work has appeared this year in Unbroken Journal, Written River, Public Pool, Secular Age, Fallujah Magazine, and the chapbook Splash published by Old Frog Pond Farm as part of their annual plein air poetry program. A few times a year, he puts out some of his writing in chapbook form; his most recent is titled "Ditch-lilies and Loukmades." (Ask him for a copy.)

Robert Morris is a poet, fiction writer, and interface artist who lives in Brookline. He studied literature and creative writing at Ithaca College in new York State. His writing has most recently appeared in Clarion and New England Review of Books.

8/25/16

September 5: Tom Daley Features at Stone Soup




Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On  September 5, we celebrate the Labor Day Monday once again with poet, teacher and author Tom Daley.

Tom Daley leads writing workshops in the Boston area and online. Recipient of the Dana Award in Poetry, his poetry has appeared in Harvard Review, Massachusetts Review, Fence, Denver Quarterly, Crazyhorse, WitnessPoetry Ireland Review, museum of americana, and elsewhere. He is the author of two plays, Every Broom and Bridget—Emily Dickinson and Her Irish Servants and In His Ecstasy—The Passion of Gerard Manley Hopkins, which he performs as one-man shows. FutureCycle Press published House You Cannot Reach—Poems in the Voice of My Mother and Other Poems, in the summer of 2015.