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Monthly Poets' Corner Open Mic @ Cultural Center of Cape Cod

When: Thu Apr 25th
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where: Cultural Center of Cape Cod | 307 Old Main Street | South Yarmouth

Monthly Poets’ Corner Open Mic Reading and Music
April 25, 7pm. The mic is open to all ages. Free and open to the public. Bring your own refreshments. Hosted by Barry Hellman and Joe Gouveia on the last Thursday of each month, January-October. Signup for poets and musicians 6:30 PM. Musicians please note: Acoustic only. No bands. The featured poet, Sam Cornish, has been the Poet Laureate of Boston since 2008. He is the author of seven books of poetry, the most recent of which is Dead Beats (Ibbetson Street Press, 2011). He is currently teaching poetry workshops at the Boston Public Library at Copley Square. In the past couple of years, his most prominent readings have been at the 2010 Boston Mayoral Inauguration, the Boston Athenaeum, the Strand Theatre and the University of Bologna, Italy. In February 2012, a theatre presentation of his book An Apron Full of Beans was presented at the Boston Latin Academy, Roxbury Community College and the Boston Public Library. He is the recipient of an NEA Award, the St. Botolph Society Foundation Award and the Somerville Arts/Ibbetson Press Lifetime Achievement Award as well as a nominee for an ALA Notable Book Award and a ForeWord Magazine Finalist, 2008. Come hear Sam read and share something of your own. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth 508-394-7100.

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