Friday October 20, 2017
Remembrance and Resistance Dia de los Muertos at SOMARTS Remembrence and Resistance 6-9 pm More info at www.Somarts.org
Wednesday October 18, 2017
The Crow Show The Crow Show Returns at La Val's 1834 Euclid Ave Berkeley 7-10pm with myself and Joel Landmine, another fantastic Paul Corman-Roberts production
Sunday October 15, 2017
Poem Jam at the SF Public Library 1pm-3ish QR Hand, EK Keith, Tongo Eisen-Martin and potentially a very special guest. Come on out.
Saturday October 14, 2017
Paseo Artistico- Puerto Rico and Beyond
The Mission has traditionally celebrated independent artists and supported Latin American leftists. In that spirit, from Do-it-yourself artists to experimental media, graffiti artists, poetry readings, film and print screening, join us in standing in solidarity with communities in Puerto Rico and beyond.
Given recent natural disasters, this month we charge our spirit of solidarity by raising consciousness and monetary funds to support Puerto Rico through local grassroots organizations.
Precita Eyes Muralists 11 am to 12:30 pm
- BILINGUAL MURAL TOUR (meet at Precita Eyes store at 2981 - 24th St.)
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery 12pm-2pm
- Bilingual Children's Reading Cirlce with Jorge Argueta
Artillery AGÂ 12pm-5pm
- Free Paseo Portraits
Accion Latina 1pm-3pm
- Norman Zelaya
- Josiah Luis Alderete
- Cassandra Dallet
- Aâ€™aron Heard
- SF Poet Laureate Kim Shuck
- DJ - L7
Alley Cat Books 1pm-3pm
- Screen printing with Calixto Robles
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 1pm-4pm
- DIY Fanzine workshop w/Ana Aranda and Xanath Mirell
- Stories by Marga Gomez
- FistUP film screening of "Defend Puerto Rico"
Brava for Women in the Arts 2pm-5pm
Live Music with:
- Sandra Garcia Rivera
- Bonafide Rojas
- John Santos
- Rico Pabon
- DJ Leydis
Dance Brigade's Dance Mission Theater 4:30pm-6pm
- Bomba Classes
Paseo ArtĂstico is a collaborative effort among the Calle 24/ 24th Street cultural arts organizations that brings free arts programingâ€”music, poetry, crafts workshops, readings, film and mural toursâ€”to the 24th Street Latino Cultural District every other second Saturday of the month.
Catch me at other events on this day as well.
Friday October 13, 2017
Exhaled Verse Exalted Verse at Grace Cathedral San Francisco A sterling lineup of poets will read from their work. Hear Sarah Kay and Jason Bayani, William Brewer, Victor HernĂˇndez Cruz,Â Tongo Eisen-Martin, San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck and Jen Siraganian.Â The Event starts at 7:30 PM
Sunday October 8, 2017
Gears Turning Poetry Series Our features for this Litquake edition of Gears Turning will be Amos White and Arturo ManteconÂ Adobe Books will be hosting us as always 3130-24th St San Francisco, we start at 4pm and go until around 6pm. Bring a poem about another SF poet for this special edition of our monthly reading.
Saturday October 7, 2017
Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival, Berkeley
Thursday September 28, 2017
Literary Speakeasy at Martuni's Literary Speakeasy at Martuni's, 4 Valencia St. SF. We begin at 7pm
Saturday September 23, 2017
At the word temple Sebastopol At the Word Temple in Sebastopol 282 S. High Street 7pm Book release party for Know Me Here
Friday September 22, 2017
In conversation at the Beat museum In Conversation at the Beat Museum 540 Broadway, San Francisco 7pm
Tuesday September 12, 2017
Book signing/Reading Book signing/reading at Green Apple
Sunday September 10, 2017
Turning Gears at Adobe Books Turning Gears at Adobe Books 3130-24th St. San Francisco our features this month are Noemi Sohn and Jan Steckel bring a poem for the open mic. We start at 4pm (after this show I am going over to Alley Cat books to catch Jennifer Barone's book party, you should too)
Saturday September 9, 2017
Poetry in the Parks
Quiet Lightening Poetry in the Parks (details coming). quiet lightning
Saturday September 2, 2017
Write from the gut
Sunday August 27, 2017
Poets at the North Beach Library
I will be reading at this series sponsored by the Friends of the SF Public Library
If you want to hear me come on by (yes the website doesn't reflect this but someone had to cancel and I am filling in)
Saturday August 26, 2017
THE MUSIC OF THE WORD
Saturday August 26th
join us the 4th Saturday of every Month
THE MUSIC OF THE WORD
(LA PALABRA MUSICAL)
still in English, Spanish, Spanglish y Lo Que Sea
3PM - 5PM No Cover
hosted by Avotcja
And don't forget to bring your Congas, Guiros,
Maracas, Panderetas etc.
Always the word festival to remember!
CESAR E. CHAVEZ BRANCH
OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY Suite 271
3301 East 12th Street @ 33rd Avenue
(½ block North of Fruitvale BART & 1 block South of International)
Oakland, CA 94601 (510)535-5620
SATURDAY AUGUST 26th
KIM SHUCK (S.F. Poet Laureate)
KIRK LUMPKIN (Poet / Lyricist)
JENNIFER BARONE (Poet S.F Word Party)
TONGO EISEN-MARTIN (Poet)
¡ Vengan todos & tell everyone to tell everyone!
ALL AGES & WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
Monday August 21, 2017
Clarion Music Center
Monday August 21, 2017
6 to 8 pm
816 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA
Clara's guest is Ana Elsner.
John Rhodes' guest Kim Shuck
Stephen Kopel's guest TBA.
Bring a poem and join our open mike. It will also be seen on youtube.
Sunday August 13, 2017
Open Mic at Adobe Books
(every 2nd Sunday of the month at Adobe Books on 24th btw Folsom and Shotwell 4 pm-6ish, features and open mic bring a poem)
Thursday August 10, 2017
Vos Sin Tinta
Voz Sin Tinta is back for August with Honored guest and reader, San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck.
As always, open mic to follow after the break. Come early to get on the list as we anticipate this will be a big night.
Kim Shuck embraces the fool and jester qualities of being a modern poet and artist. She is a devotee of San Francisco, whose hills she wanders nearly always on foot. Her maternal grandparents met at the Polish Hall on Shotwell and she spent many hours with her mother and grandmother wandering the Mission St. Miracle Mile, taking books out of the Mission Branch library and watching aquarium fish on the ground floor of what used to be Hale's. She firmly believes in carrying a bubble wand, keys, pen and notebook and cat's cradle string at all times.
Shuck is widely published in journals, anthologies and a couple of solo books. She enjoys volunteering in SFUSD elementary school classrooms to share her loves of origami, poetry and basket making… in other words, math of various kinds. Kim currently also works with students at the California College of Art in the Diversity Department.
Lyndsey Ellis is a St. Louis-born writer who lives and works in Oakland. She received her MFA in Writing from California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Ellis is a VONA/Voices and Squaw Valley Writers' Community alumna. She's a recipient of the 2016 Henry Joseph Jackson award from the San Francisco Foundation. Her work has been anthologized in Golden State 2017: Best New Writing from California and appears in several journals. She's a fan of Afro-Samba dance, Jolly Rancher candies, and thrift stores.
Rocio Ramirez is a published poet and writer. She has published an essay on Sara Estela Ramirez, a woman from the Mexican revolution, as well as poetry with Voz Alta magazine. Rocio has a Masters in Counseling Psychology. She has worked with children and their families as a Play therapist in elementary schools. Rocio loves her family, poetry and her cat Marshmallow. She is always happiest when she is next to the sea.
Today at 6 30, Alley Cat Books, Calle 24, San Francisco
Wednesday August 2, 2017
Celebrating NEW Poet Laureate
Bird and Beckett Books
Neighborhood go-to for new & used titles & vinyls, plus poetry readings & live bands on weekends.
Address: 653 Chenery St, San Francisco, CA 94131
Phone: (415) 586-3733
Sunday September 15, 2013
Poetry Walk and Reading 4 pm
Petaluma Poetry Walk reading with Bill Vartnaw and Nancy Wakeman at the Phoenix Theater, 201 Washington St. Petaluma CA, at 4 PM.
Saturday August 24, 2013
Yosemite Book Signing 4 to 6 pm
Book Signing at Ansel Adams Gallery Yosemite 6:30 to end : Reading and Reception at Yosemite Arts and Activities Center
Saturday July 13, 2013
Beadworking and Poetry Please join us for an afternoon of beautiful beadwork, words and laughter with award-winning author, poet, beadworker and friend, Kim Shuck. Kim will be conducting a beadwork demonstration in the afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with her work available for sale. From 6:00 p.m. to 7: p.m., she will be reading from her latest book, Rabbit Stories which was published earlier this year. Books will be available for sale. - See more at: http://www.gatheringtribes.com/events#sthash.xxmjajKV.dpuf
Thursday June 20, 2013
Poetry Flash presents A reading by Kim Shuck and Chris Hoffman, wheelchair accessible, request ASL interpreters one week in advance from editor @poetryflash.org, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087, moesbooks.com)
Monday August 2, 2010
Major Poetry Event @ Bird and Beckett
Monday, 7:00 to 9:00 -- Three poets, followed by an open mic... our headliner is San Francisco's third poet laureate (2002-2006), the engaging and impassioned devorah major, whose tenure was marked by her effort to bring out the voices of poets from across the City's varied social and economic terrain. devorah joins poet Kim Shuck, whose writing is informed by her native american ancestry, and by Howard Isaac Williams, who, in addition to producing a significant body of poems, has written a sprawling narrative based on the life and legend of Genghis Khan and has studied deeply the history and culture of Afghanistan.
Bird & Beckett Books -- 653 Chenery Street, at Diamond
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood
(415) 586-3733 --
Friday June 4, 2010
Poetry Reading Poetry Reading on June 4 at Gathering Tribes (the corner of Solano Ave. and Santa Fe in Albany) from 7:00 to 8:30. The reading will take place both inside and outside the venue. There will be two MCs therefore: the amazing Pennie Opal Plant and myself. More lineup information as it becomes available. Gathering Tribes is a wonderful place if you've never been. This would be a great time to visit.
Sunday March 7, 2010
For Colored Girls Only For Colored Girls Only Poetry at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland March 7,14,21 and 28 3pm - 6pm $5 - $10 sliding scale. With Nancy Hom, Marijo, Avotcja, Genny Lim, Phavia Kujichgulia, Wordslanger, Chinaka Hodge, Talia Taylor, hosted by Tureeda Mikell Kim will be reading poetry on March 14.
Sunday December 13, 2009
The Music of the Word (LA PALABRA MUSICAL) join us the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every Month still in English, Spanish, Spanglish y Lo Que Sea 3:30 ? 5:30PM No Cover hosted by Avotcja (Donations for flyers accepted & don?t forget to bring your Congas, Guiros, Maracas, Panderetas etc. ALWAYS THE WORD FESTIVAL TO REMEMBER! @ REBECCA's BOOKS (SPECIALIZING IN ETHNIC POETRY) 3268 Adeline Street wheel chair accessible (˝ BLOCK NORTH OF ALCATRAZ & 2 SHORT BLOCKS SOUTH OF ASHBY BART) Berkeley, CA (510)852-4768 Sunday December 13th KIM SHUCK (Teacher/Poet) & N-SIDE (The Jazz Poet) & you & you & you ˇVengan todos & tell everyone to tell everyone!
Saturday December 12, 2009
Benefit Fundraiser, Turtle Island to Abya Yala Benefit Fundraiser, Turtle Island to Abya Yala - A Poetry Night featuring Native women artists with music, live art, food and arts vendors, art auction and a raffle give-away!
Saturday, December 12 from 7 - 10pm
doors open @ 6:30pm
Admission: $8-10, Youth 21 and under, $5
Youth under 18, free
(raffle ticket included with admission)
Intertribal Friendship House
523 International Blvd. Oakland, CA 94606
Poetry by: Marjorie Jensen, Sonia Gutierrez, Sherry Wilson, Kim Shuck, Jaynie Weye Hlapsi, and more...
Music by:DJ Special K, Redbird Giving, Sista Hailstorm
(Proceeds to publish our love anthology of art and poetry by Native American and Latina women.)
Macha Femme Press www.myspace.com/machafemme
Thursday June 11, 2009
Queer Relations New Writing from Queer and Two-Spirit Native Americans Curator: Luna Maia Location: Femina Potens June 11 and 12 door opens at 7:30pm show starts at 8pm Tickets are $10-$15 (a similar event last year had to turn folks away, there are now two shows but it would be wise to show up early). Quo-li Driskill, Kim Shuck, Miko Thomas and curator Luna Maia share writing for more information and our beautiful photos go to http://www.queerculturalcenter.org/Pages/QFest09/QRelations.html
Friday June 5, 2009
Art Attack: Art Walk on Solano Ave 6:30 to 9 pm
1412 Solano Avenue, Albany CA
I'm reading some of my poetry at Gathering Tribes, should be a fun time. For full details see
Thank you to those people who came to the reading at Gathering Tribes. I had a great time. It's always good fun to meet people I know a little through my work. It was exciting to see people from other shows, to meet folks I've corresponded with for the first time in person and to see some of my crazy busy friends whose schedules never seem to mesh with mine anymore. It's also cool to meet totally new people. The folk at Gathering Tribes were wonderful, thank you Pennie, Michael and Kim for treating my family and me so well. I love my new earrings and actually only left the house this morning to be able to take them for an airing. I encourage everyone to go visit Gathering Tribes... the folk there have great taste, fun senses of humor and a great new space. Thank you all again.
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