The Poetry Circus

A Free Poetry Event Saturday, February 28th

Poetry Merry-Go-Round Rides
with readings by:

Lauren K. Alleyne, Laurel Ann Bogen,
Chiwan Choi, Brendan Constantine,
Nicelle Davis, Kim Dower,

Blas Falconer, Kate Gale, Melanie Jeffrey,

Douglas Kearney, Ron Koertge,

Justin Wallace Kibbe, Suzanne Lummis,

Katie Manning, Eric Morago,

and Jacqueline Tchakalian.

Interactive poetry projects, activities, and crafts for the whole family brought to you by the Red Hen Press WITS program
and The Los Angeles Review.

Make your own maracas
and Join The Children's Poetry Parade
led by twirler Peggy Dobreer!

Simultaneous Poetry Writing based on your suggestions from RENT Poet and the Melrose Poetry Bureau!

Live circus acts including performances by Post Mortem Movement Theater!

At the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round
4730 Crystal Springs Drive,
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 665-3051

The Poetry Circus

Saturday, Feb. 28th, 5:30-8:30pm

4730 Crystal Springs Dr

Los Angeles

For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.


5:20 Welcome to the Circus (Nicelle Davis reading)

A brief introduction to the Poetry Circus and its players


5:30 Jacqueline Tchakalian

5:40 Katie Manning

5:50 Eric Morago

6:00 Melanie Jeffrey

6:10 Jessica Piazza

6:20 Blas Falconer

6:30 Laurel Ann Bogen


Poem / Introduction: Nicelle Davis

6:40-6:50 Performance by Post Mortem Movement Theater

6:50-7:00 Children’s Marching Band and Performance by Peggy Dobreer


7:10 Kate Gale

7:20 Suzanne Lummis

7:30 Yvonne de la Vega

7:40 Lauren K. Alleyne

7:50 Kim Dower

8:00 Ron Koertge

8:10 Brendan Constantine

8:20 Douglas Kearney


8:20-8:35 Performance by Post Mortem Movement Theater

Interactive Poetry Crafts and Activities

The Los Angeles Review and the Red Hen Press WITS program will offer free crafts and activities for children (and the young at heart) from 5:30-6:30 P.M.

Performances by The Post Mortem Movement Theatre

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The Poetry Circus is brought to you by In the Circus of You: A Novel in Verse

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