January & February Events

Art After Hours at the VMFA

January 22
6:30 & 7 pm ART OF POETRY: Liz Canfield
January 29
6:30 & 7 pm ART OF POETRY: Ben Dombroski
February 5
6:30 & 7 pm ART OF POETRY: Shanley Jacobs
February 12
6:30 & 7 pm ART OF POETRY: Kamau Rucker
February 19
6:30 & 7 pm ART OF POETRY: Randy Marshall

Regularly scheduled events-

Every Saturday Night SlamRichmond $5 admission. At ArtSpace Gallery, Zero E 4th St, 232-6464,  For more details visit Slam Richmond or email slamrichmond@gmail.com.

2nd and 4th Sundays Shockoe Poets 2-4pm Open Mike Readings (2nd and 4th Sundays) Contact Shann Palmer for information (335-9403 or shannp@gmail.com). Currently meeting at art6, 6 east broad

3rd Sunday  Bend Your Ear artist salon 3-5pm, poets and artists bring work to share and duscuss visit art6.org for details 

Tuesday Verses THE OPEN MIC at Tropical Soul Restaurant, 314 North 2nd Street, Richmond, VA 23219 - Damage: $5 all night. Doors open at 8pm. For info call (804) 304-6857 

THURSDAYS Lyric Ave’s Chat Room discussion group/open mic 8pm @ Cosmo Lounge 1500 Eastridge Road 23229 $5

VCU EVENTS- (Movable Feast ( resumes in January 1-23, 2-27)- graduate student readings, Visual Arts Center,, 6 pm), VCU Visiting Writers Series  (in the spring Stuart Dybek 3-26, Kelly Link 4-9, Mark Doty 4-23)

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts- Poetic Principles  Readers are:  Beth Ann Fennelly 1-28, Peter Orner 3-25, Mary Jo Salter 4-1,  $

Chop Suey Books 

Fountain Bookstore 

Other calendars:

check the James River Writers calendar for other literary events and the Richmond.com arts calendar

Poetry News

Sorcha Duncan reading at art6

January 29th poet Katy Lederer is featured at the UR Writer's Series Talk, 8pm, Brown-Alley Room, UR Weinstein Hall, 289-8287