Dancing Poetry Festival-San Francisco, California

SAN FRANCISCO EVENT: Poem by Mary Rudge, Poet Laureate of the City of Alameda and International Laureate, “It’s all about Balance” dedicated in the written program to 100 Thousand Poets for Change, will be performed by Dancers of the Pharaohs — with swords on their heads signifying transforming weapons to dance art. Part of the Dancing Poetry Festival at the Florence Gould Theater of The California Palace of The Legion of Honor, September 24, noon to 4 PM, the poem will be read outside before entry for the public at 11:30 AM/ Also onstage will be awards given to publications connecting people: World Poetry 2011 anthology with 205 poets from 65 countries at a World Congress of Poets in Greece (ed. Dr.Dimitris P. Kraniotis) to be received on his behalf by the Consul General of Greece in San Francisco; an anthology of Korean American poets (ed by Chung W. Bae); a book of poems about flowers by an Iranian Poet living in Italy (Novin Afrouz); a 2 volume epic documentation of Bay Area Poets (by Jack Foley).The Festival is presented by Artists Embassy International which has made connections around the world for peace and intercultural understanding and appreciation since 1951 through the universal language of the arts.

Sacred Grounds Open Mic Poetry Solidarity Event-San Francisco

CONTACT: creative1@creativeideasforyou.com

Sacred Grounds Open Mic Poetry
Wednesdays: 7pm sign up and readings from 730 – 950,
Sacred Grounds Café: 2095 Hayes @ Cole: 387-3859,

Host: Dan Brady creative1@creativeideasforyou.com
Since 1973, the longest running open mic in San Francisco

Sacred Grounds Café, home to the longest running open mic poetry venue we know of, would be honored to join in solidarity with the 100,000 Poet’s for Change event on Wednesday September 21st. We have a decades long tradition of welcoming diverse voices and new poets.

Sign up is at 7pm, the reading starts soon thereafter.

3300 Club- San Francisco, California

ORGANIZER: Nancy Keane

CONTACT: nancymifflin@gmail.co

LOCATION: 3300 Club 3300 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 826-6886

Theme for 100,000 poets for change reading:

Submit poems that answer the following questions:

1.What change does the writer want here and now?
2. Does the writer have a plan to make that change?

Deadline for entries Sept. 2,2011

We will have ongoing events outside the 33 before and after the reading by poetry winners.


San Francisco Bioregional poets and other voices for Change-San Francisco

ORGANIZER: Diamond Dave of Mutiny Radio

CONTACT: dmndv@hotmail.com

TIME: Saturday, September 24 · 2:00pm – dusk
LOCATION: Front of City Hall Civic Center Plaza – San Francisco Ca.
Created By Diamond Dave- Call Diamond for more information – (415) 240 – 0286


San Francisco Bioregional poets and other voices for Change, Tribute to digger, bio-regionalist, eco-warrior Peter Berg, www.planetdrum.org. This action is done in conjunction with PeaceDay.org-San Francisco, California and Moving Planet.

The spoken word and the singing word at an open mic.
Open Mic – 2 to 6 pm (or as long as it takes! We’re in for this through and through!)
FOOD NOT BOMBS will share with all. Do what you can, get what you need.
Really, really, really free market.
A drummin’ and dancin’ Mother of All Drum Circles will follow at dusk.
Your ideas are encouraged and welcome to make this truly a day of change.

Revolutionary Poetry Brigade- San Francisco, California

DESCRIPTION: Revolutionary Poets Brigade in Solidarity with One Hundred Thousand Poets for Change

READERS INCLUDE Dee Allen, Lincoln Bergman, Judith Bernhard, Kristine Brown, Jim Byron,Giancarlo Campagna, Yolanda Catzalco, devorah major, Agneta Falk, Gary Hicks, Jack Hirschman, Mark Kockinos, Jessica Loos, Jimmy Mankind, Rosemary Manno, Sarah Menefee, Alejandro Murguia. Dottie Payne, Maketa Smith-Groves, Bobby Coleman


LOCATION: Art International, 963 Pacific St. San Francisco at 7 pm, September 24


WordParty-San Francisco, CA

ORGANIZER: Jennifer Barone


WordParty-San Francisco, CA


The WordParty is an open collective of poets and friends that started in New York City and made its way to San Francisco. The WordParty hosts a poetry & jazz open mic featuring the Nova Jazz band where poets are welcome to read with the spontaneous accompaniment of the band. Our mission is to provide a space where all the misfits of poetry and jazz — any style or genre — can come together to express themselves — at the WordParty there is always laughter, inspiration, and community.


Beat Museum "Beat and Beyond: A Tradition of Engagement"

ORGANIZER: Leah Lubin and David Madgalen

CONTACT: leah@leahlubin.com

DESCRIPTION: Fourth Annual Poetry Festival commemorates 100 Thousand Poets for Change

TIME:  1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

LOCATION: The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway at Columbus, San Francisco, CA

We at the Beat Museum’s Fourth Annual Poetry festival are extremely proud to be part of the world wide event 100 TPC. With over 30 poets already signed up, we expect that our event will be historic. David Madgalene will be master of ceremonies, and David Randolph will be documenting this event on video.

Download a flier- BeatMuseumFourthAnnualPoetryFestivalFLYER



ADDITIONAL BEAT MUSEUM ARCHIVES: https://www.100tpcmedia.org/index.html