3/6/15

March 9: Bill Perrault and Carol Weston at Stone Soup

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On March 9, Stone Soup welcomes back friend Bill Perrault, who will be celebrating his birthday featuring alongside Carol Weston.



Photo by Chad Parenteau

Bill Perrault was born and lived in Biddeford ME until he finished college for which he had paid by working as a weaver in the textile mills. From 1958 to 1960, the U S Army sent him to Germany as a medic and Educational Counselor.  He did graduate studies at University of Maine and wrote his masters thesis on Guillaume Apollinaire. Bill now lives in Lowell.

Bill Has been published in the Stone Soup Anthology 2003, Out of the Blue Writers Unite Anthology, and various web pages, and if you are lucky enough to be on his e-mail list, the poetry is Hot Off The Presses! He has featured, performed and sometimes hosted at open mikes all over New England--including: COOL COFFEE in Biddeford, ME, Bestseller’s Cafe in Medford, MA his Walden Pond Series and, of course, Out Of the Blue Gallery. 



Photo by Bill Perrault

Carol Weston has featured many times with Stone Soup. She read alongside Jack Powers and Allen Ginsberg in 1973 in the former Charles Street Universalist Church. In the Winter of 1983, she was asked by Powers to feature in Boston's City Hall along with John Wieners. Her poetry has been published in The Farleigh Literary Review, Bomb, Stone Soup Anthology 2003, Spoonful and The Blind See Only This World.

2/27/15

March 2: Karen Skolfield Features at Stone Soup


Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 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 with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m.  On March 2, we welcome veteran and award winning writer Karen Skolfield to the podium.

Karen Skolfield’s book Frost in the Low Areas won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry and the First Book Award from Zone 3 Press. She received the 2015 Arts & Humanities Award from New England Public Radio, and has received additional fellowships and awards in 2014/2015 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Ucross Foundation, Split This Rock, Hedgebrook, Vermont Studio Center, and the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Skolfield is an Army veteran and teaches writing to engineers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she earned her Master of Fine Arts.  Visit her website at www.karenskolfield.com.

2/19/15

February 23: Hannah Brown Features


Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 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 with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m.  On February 23, we welcome the rescheduled feature of poet and activist Hannah Brown.


Hannah Brown kicks ass
Her poems are powerful
Full of life and love

Her passion runs deep
Poetry and activism
All you need to know

2/15/15

February 16: M.A.K. Black Poets Night at Stone Soup Poetry



Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 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 with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m.  On February 16:

All Black Poets on OPEN MIC All Night

Feature Poet: U-Meleni

Former Cambridge Poet Populist Toni Bee​ is your host for this poetry event where EVERYONE is INVITED but but only Black Folk may read Poetry.

OPEN MIC RULES -

Only Black Poets read at the mic/read 1 poem from a black poet you adore THEN read one of your poems.

Africian Dispora, Haitian dominicans, AfroLatins, Jamaicans, African Americans...and ALL those with African blood in ya veins COME BOLDLY to the microphone.

The  M.A.K. Night honors the work of prolific Boston Black Poet Mignon Ariel King​, a publisher who has taken the time to celebrate female poets and Black History throughout her artistic career.

2/9/15

February 9: Laurie "Lo" Galluccio Hosts Valentines Open Mic




Update: Tonight is cancelled due to weather.  We hope to resume next week.

2/2/15

Tonight's Stone Soup Cancelled, 2-2-15



Due to Boston's continuing bad weather, Navah The Buddaphliii will not be appearing tonight at Stone Soup.  The rescheduled date for her feature will be announced as soon as possible.

1/26/15

Tonight's Stone Soup Cancelled, 1-26-15


Due to state of emergence tonight in Boston, Hannah Brown will not be appearing tonight at Stone Soup.  The reschedule date will be announced as soon as possible.