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100,000 Poets for Change
Houston 2014

September 24, 2014

Kick-Off Event, UH Downtown, September 24, 6pm

 
September 26, 2014

St. Julian Press at Trinity Episcopal Church, September 26, 7:30pm

 
September 27, 2014

Johnnie Harris Writers at HCC Central, September 27, 1:30pm

Poets in the Loop at Costa's, September 27, 4pm

UH Clear Lake SGA at UH Clear Lake, September 27, 5pm

Transcendent Zero Press at NOKturn, September 27, 6:30pm

TBA, September 27, 9pm

 

Kick-Off Event

Wed, Sept 24, 2014
6 - 8:30 pm
 
UH Downtown – Coffee House
One Main Building, Third Floor

Poetry * Art * Music 

Robin Davidson & John Locke, Hosts

Poets
Merrilee Cunningham (featured reader)
Sara Cooper
Jane Creighton
Billie Duncan
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Mike Hilbig
Sharon Klander
Lupe Mendez
Lisa Morano

Artists

Artists from Creative Collective will create an on-site works of art during the poetry readings and music.

Artist and UHD Alumna Sneha Shah will display her art.

 

Music

Clayton Dyess Trio

 

There will be an after-party at notsuoH, 314 Main, right down the hill from the campus.

 

Map, Directions & Parking

 

 


St Julian Press Presents an Evening of Music & Poetry

Fri, Sept 26, 2014
7:30 - 9:30 pm
 
Trinity Episcopal Church
Morrow Chapel
1015 Holman at Main

Featuring Poet Melissa Studdard
Music by John Hardesty
Poet-readers: Donna McKenzie, Ron Starbuck

 

Map, Directions & Parking

 

HCC Central

Sat, Sept 27, 2014

1:30pm
Host: Johnnie Harris Writers & Sharon Klander

HCC Central Campus
Fine Arts Center
Room 115

Free parking in the adjacent garage.

Poets Include

Joe Barnes
Robin Davidson
Billie Duncan
Clarie Kageyama
Sharon Klander
Sandi Stromberg
Paige DeShong
Randy Watson

Maps

 

 

Poets in the Loop

Sat, Sept 27, 2014

4pm

Costa's Elixer Lounge
415 Westheimer, Suite 101

Poets in the Loop will present their highly entertaining and significant poetry as part of the international 100 Thousand Poets for Change on September 27, 2014.

On the lineup:

Winston Derden
Kelly Ann Ellis
Carrie Kornacki
John Milkereit
Elina Petrova
Varsha Shah
Chuck Wemple
Mary Wemple
Dom Zuccone
and a few surprises


 

 

Transcendent Zero Press

Sat, Sept 27, 2014

6:30 - 10pm

NOKturn
17062 Saturn Lane

Organized for the Clear Lake Area by Dustin Pickering.

 

Lynn Carden aka Happy Daze Poet with domestic abuse awareness poetry

Weasel Patterson with poetry

Billie Hill accompanied by Frank McGregor on the harp

Sherita Perez of Fear the Poet on solo acoustic guitar and vocals

henry 7. reneau, jr. from Davis, California with spoken word

Brian Kehinde (Iraq War veteran) with poetry

 

There will be an open mic afterwards if you are not a feature!

The venue is open all night.

 

 

100 Thousand Musicians for Change

Sat, Sept 27, 2014 - 10:30pm
 

Ramblin' Hamblim
Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge

3714 Main St
Houston

 

 

 

 

100TPC - Houston Committee

 

Houston Area Organizer

Billie Duncan

 

Campus Coordinator

John Locke

 

Event Organizers

UH Downtown - John Locke, Robin Davidson

Trinity Episcopal Church -  Ron Starbuck

HCC Central -  Sharon Klander

University of St. Thomas - Janet Lowery

Rice University - Kenan Ince

Texas Southern University - Deyanira Rangel, TSU Gammas

Costa's - Mary Wemple

UH Clear Lake - Serenity Travino, SGA

NOKturn - Dustin Pickering & Transcendent Zero Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


100,000 Poets for Change
Houston 2013

Here's what we did in 2013!

We are adding more art and music this year and hope to have at least two more college campuses participating!

 

Kick-Off Event, UH Downtown, September 25, 6pm

 

September 28 Events:

Coffee Oasis (Seabrook), 11:30am

HCC Central, 1:30pm

Bay Area Park (Webster), 2pm

University of St. Thomas Poetry, 5pm

University of St. Thomas Film, 7pm

Starving Artist Gallery, 7pm

 

 

Kick-Off Event

Wed, Sept 25, 2013
6 - 8:30 pm
 
UH Downtown – Coffee House
One Main Building, Third Floor

Poetry * Art * Music

Robin Davidson & John Locke, Hosts

Poets
Victor Ancheta
Jane Creighton

Billie Duncan
Stephen Gros
Mike Hilbig
Brad Hoge
Sharon Klander
André de Korvin
Janet Lowery
Lupe Mendez
Mojan Modaressi
Lisa Morano

Artists

Artists from Creative Collective will create an on-site work of art during the poetry readings and music, led by Quentin Pace & Michael Martin.

 

Music

Perla Clara Ramirez

 

Maps

 


 


September 28 Events
 

Coffee Oasis/Bay Area Park
Hosts: Dustin Pickering, John Gorman

The event will begin at Coffee Oasis then travel to Bay Area Park

Coffee Oasis
4650 NASA Road 1 Seabrook

Gathering of the poets..........11:30am

Rhonda Roberts on ukulele..........noon

Featured Readers.............12:15 - 2pm

 

Poets Include

Lynn Carden

Smokey Culver

Johnny Gibbs

John Gorman

Billie Hill

Carmen Jacobson

 


Bay Area Park
7500 E Bay Area Blvd

Open Readings until 4pm

Voter Registration


Maps & Addresses
 

 

HCC Central
Host: Sharon Klander

HCC Central Campus
Fine Arts Center
Room 115

1:30pm

Free parking in the adjacent garage.

Poets Include

Scott Chalupa

Dane Cook

Robin Davidson

Billie Duncan

Autumn Hayes

Claire Kageyama

Sharon Klander

Robert Lunday

Sandi Stromberg

Ranjana Varghese

Stalina Villarreal

Randall Watson

Maps

 

 

University of St. Thomas
Host: Janet Lowery

Consecutive Events at The Art Gallery & Ahern Room
You may attend either or both.

 


 

Poetry Reading - 100TPC Event

 

The Art Gallery

3907 Yoakum Blvd

 

Doors open at 5:00

Reading begins at 5:30

 

Refreshments served

 

Poets

Thea Autry

Onnyx Bei

Stella Brice

Robin Davidson

Billie Duncan

Daniella Gomez

Diane Hauser

Ken Jones

Brooke Kyle

Janet Lowery

 

And others!

 


An Interfaith Exploration of Human Trafficking, Fair Trade, and Justice - 100TPC Supported Event 

Ahern Room

Crooker Center

3909 Graustark St.

 

7:00pm

 

The screening of Delicious Peace, a documentary film about Christian, Jewish, and Muslim coffee farmers of Uganda who fought against social and economic conflict by forming a cooperative to grow and sell Fair Trade coffee. Followed by a discussion and reception catered by Ruggles Green.

 

 

Maps & Addresses

 

 

Starving Artist Gallery
 
Hosts: Meagan Gillette, Winston Derden

2037 W. Alabama
7-10pm

A full evening of poetry featuring readers from Poets in the Loop and veterans of the 2013 Word Around Town Poetry Tour, followed by an open mic.

 

Poets

Carolyn Adams

Tina Cardona

Gerald Cedillo

Winston Derden

Billie Duncan

Kelly Ellis

Carrie Komacki

Tracy Lyall

Sal Macias

John Milkereit

Jonathan Moody

Elina Petrova

Varsha Shah

Chuck Wemple

Mary Wemple

Chris Wise

Vanessa Zimmer-Falls

Dom Zuccone

 

Map

 

 

 

 

 

100TPC - Houston Committee

 

Houston Area Organizer

Billie Duncan

 

Campus Coordinator

John Locke

 

Event Organizers

UH Downtown - John Locke, Robin Davidson

UH Main Campus -  Scott Chalupa

HCC Central -  Sharon Klander

University of St. Thomas - Janet Lowery

Rice University - David N. A. Morris

Texas Southern University - Marcell Murphy

Starving Artist Gallery - Nikki Araguz, Meagan Gillette

Coffee Oasis/UH Clear Lake - Dustin Pickering, John Gorman