Events & Readings

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Mr. Hip Presents: Poetry

Saturday, July 12, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. Poets House, New York City, NY. 6:30pm – 9:00pm. ($10)

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Saturday, August 16, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. Gold Gallery, Tremont Street, South End, Boston. 6:00pm – 8:30pm. ($10)

Every First Thursday (Aug-Dec). Mr. Hip Presents: Youth Reads! Trident Booksellers, Boston, MA 7:00pm-8:30pm. (Free)

Sunday, September 7, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. Le Poisson Rouge, New York City, NY. 6:30pm – 9:00pm. ($)

Every Second Saturday (Sept-December). Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6:00pm – 8:30pm. ($8)

(FALL) October 2014. Guest Speaker for Loyola University MD’s Commitment to Justice. Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD.

 

Past Events and Readings

Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Visiting Faculty for Juniper Young Writers Program. UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA.

Saturday, June 21, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6:00pm – 8:30pm. ($7)

Saturday, June 7, 2014. Cambridge River Festival. The Poetry Tent: Between Sidney Street & Franklin/Auburn Streets, Cambridge, MA. 12:00pm – 6:00pm. (Free)

Saturday, May 17, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6-8:30pm.

Poets: Peter Jay Shippy, Rosebud Ben-Oni, and others.

Saturday, April 26, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA 6-8:30pm.

Poets: Gail Mazur, Ben Berman, Zachary Bos, and others.

Saturday, March 15, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6-8:30pm.

Poets: Wendy Xu, Brian Foley, Dan Chelotti, Wes Hazard, Kayla Wheeler, Rebecca Thill, and others.

Saturday, February 15, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6-8:30pm.

Poets: Richard Hoffman, Jill McDonough, Maggie Dietz, Ellen Steinbaum, Hannah Baker-Siroty, Wes Rothman, Brionne Thompson.

Saturday, January 18, 2014. Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6:00pm – 8:30pm. ($7)

Poets: David Rivard, Anne Champion, Jen Barber, Steve Subrizi, Lisa Hiton, Derek JG Williams, Adam Hanover, and Leanne Hoppe.
Musical Guest: Jordan Carter Trio

Saturday, December 14, 2013. Host for Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6:00pm – 8:30pm. ($6)

Poets: Charles Coe, Kathleen Aguero, Tara Skurtu, Simone Beaubien, Maggie Dietz, Randy Ross, Amy Fant, and Andrew Peterson.

Musical Guest: Jazzy Christmas Music Performance by the Jordan Carter Trio.

Saturday, November 9, 2013. Host for Mr. Hip Presents: Reading SeriesUFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Poets: Frank Bidart, Elizabeth Doran, Alex Charalambides, Eloisa Amezcua, Betsy Gomez, and Eve Strillacci. Musical Guest: Julia LiGregni. Wine and light refreshments will be served. ($8)

Readers: Frank Bidart, Pablo Medina, Eve Strillacci, Betsy Gomez, Elizabeth Doran, Eloisa Amezcua, Alex Charalambides, and Rudy Rudacious. Musical Guest: JULEA LiGregni

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Saturday, October 12, 2013. Host for Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. Lily Pad, Cambridge, MA. 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. This will be the third installment of the most interactive and engaging reading series in the Boston area. ($5)

Readers: Ben Mazer, Rob MacDonald, Gary Duehr, Elisabeth Houston, Lo Galluccio, Janae Johnson, and Rachel Hezekiah. Musical Guest: Tevin Price.

Saturday, September 28, 2013. Host for Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. Bromfield Art Gallery, Boston, MA. 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The afternoon will feature Poetry and Spoken Word from guest and featured talent at Boston’s premier artist-run gallery. Jordan Carter Trio provides the music for the afternoon. Musical guest for the evening is Maria Dontas. Cheese and Sparkling cider will be provided (hopefully). (Suggested Donation: $5).

Readers: Jade Sylvan, Harris Gardner, Wendy Mnookin, Krysten Hill, Meaghan Ford, Ron Spalletta, and Kyle DaCuyan. Musical Guest: Maria Dontas.

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Friday, September 20, 2013: Poetry Reader at Breakwater Reading Series. Brookline Booksmith, Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA. 7:00pm – 9:00pm.

Saturday, August 3, 2013. Host for Mr. Hip Presents: Elle Gomes and the Jordan Carter trio (with guest and feature poets). Lily Pad, Somerville, MA, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The night will be filled with light blues/jazz tunes, spoken word performances, poetry, and a very special musical guest. ($6)

For additional information, check out the Facebook Event or Mr. Hip Presents: Elle Gomes.

mrhip Poetry Lineup: Dara Wier, Patrick Connolly, Charlotte Seley, and Keith Gaboury. Spoken Word lineup: Porsha Olayiwola, Selina Johnson, Jerry Fagerberg, Donald Vincent.

Sunday, June 16, 2013. Feature poet at  Grandma’s: the Basement Mixtape.  Howard Johnson Inn (next to Fenway Park), Boston, MA, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (See flyer below). Grandma’s Basement Flyer

Thursday, March 21, 2013: Book Release Party, The Middle East Nightclub, Cambridge, MA, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.

Reluctant Mistress Book Release Celebration

Hosted Anne Champion’s Reluctant Mistress Book Launch. Pictured: Selina Johnson, Donald Vincent, Shannon Walsh, Anne Champion, Ron Spalletta, Sarah Ehrich, Donovan Anthony, and Jerard Fagerberg.

Friday, January 25, 2013: Reader at the Emerson College Graduate Reading Series. Emerson College, Boston, MA, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012: Feature poet/artist for the DIVE: Open Mic series. The Middle East (Corner) Nightclub, Cambridge, MA, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 31, 2012: Coach for the first MA statewide Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam competition. EmersonWrites (team co-coach). Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 16, 2011: Presenter at the University of Rhode Island Graduate Conference. 20th Century American Socioeconomic and Socioecological Selfhood Panel. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, January 28, 2011: Panelist at the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and HumanitiesHumanities Panel: Work, Cry, Pray and Sweat: The Influence of Zora’s Life & Work on Women’s Issues. St. Lawrence A.M.E. Church, Eatonville, FL, 3:3o p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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