‘Readings at Renaissance’ Sunday July 17th

Calling Vancouver Lower Mainland
Writers, Poets, Storytellers, Singers, Songwriters
Open Mic
1:30-3pm
Third Sundays of each month
‘Readings at Renaissance’
Beginning this Sunday July 17, 2011

In an enchanting backdrop of rare, old, new books
With coffee and cakes
Share your creativity and creations

Renaisance Books
604-525-4566
#43-6th Street
New Westminster (Columbia Skytrain)

http://www.renaissancebookstore.com/
Contact: Lavana at renbooks@telus.net

The crazed poets or the poetry-crazed will still have time to get over to Poetic Justice at the Heritage Grill Backroom, 3-5 pm, where there will be 3 features with Candice James on most Sundays & then an open mic.
SHAYNA VIRGINILLO, FRAN BOURASSA and TIMOTHY SHAY will be the features this Sunday July 17.

POETIC JUSTICE VENUE CHANGE JUNE 5‏

Poetic Justice is moving to the Heritage Grill, even closer to Columbia station.

NEW HOME for Poetic Justice
Starting Sunday June 5th at
THE HERITAGE GRILL back room
3PM-5PM
Every Sunday including long weekends.

This is a licensed premises so you can have coffee or spirits.
Feature will start at 3 PM for 20 min to 1/2 hour and then open mic for the next 90 minutes!
Rules are much more relaxed.
Don’t for get STARTING SUNDAY JUNE 5th @ the HERITAGE GRILL…
Event notice will be forthcoming

VENUE CHANGE TO HERITAGE GRILL 3PM -5 PM FROM JUNE 5 ONWARD

2011.06.05 SUZY MALCOLM Reese McBeth

2011.06.12 LUCIA GOREA Reese McBeth

2011.06.19 DENNIS E. BOLEN Reese McBeth /SORESSA GARDNER bk launch/music

2011.06.26 DANIEL MARK PATTERSON Reese McBeth

2011.07.03 CANADA DAY CLOSED

2011.07.10 WARREN DEAN FULTON Margo Prentice

2011.07.17 ALEX WINSTANLEY Franci Louann /NICK EPPERSON ON CELLO CD/Book Launch

2011.07.24 DANIELA ELZA Franci Louann

2011.07.31 BC DAY CLOSED

2011.08.07 SILVER BOW ANTHOLOGY POETS BOOK LAUNCH

2011.08.14 JAN McINTYRE Reese McBeth

2011.08.21 PAM BENTLEY Reese McBeth

2011.08.28 BERNICE LEVER Candice James

2011.09.04 LABOUR DAY CLOSED

2011.09.11 FRANCI LOUANN Reese McBeth

2011.09.18 CANDICE JAMES Reese McBeth

2011.09.25 LORRE GIBSON Helene Levasseur

2011.10.02 BONNIE NISH Candice James

2011.10.09 THANKSGIVING CLOSED

2011.10.16 SUSAN McCASLIN Franci Louann

2011.10.23 ROBERT MARTENS Candice James

2011.10.30 SANDY SHREVE Franci Louann

2011.11.06 CHRISTOPHER LEVENSON Reese McBeth

2011.11.13 ARMISTICE WEEKEND

2011.11.20 ALEXANDRA ZLOTNIK

2011.11.27

2011.12.04 NO FEATURE – OPEN MIC ONLY Reese McBeth

2011.12.11 NO FEATURE – OPEN MIC ONLY Reese McBeth

2011.12.18 NO FEATURE – OPEN MIC ONLY Reese McBeth

2011.12.25 XMAS CLOSED

2012.01.01 NEW YEAR DAY CLOSED

Renaissance Books is just around the corner on 6th, open 9:30 to 6:30, so you can visit before or after, taking or buying books. They have one of the largest collections of used books in the Lower Mainland, and also books by local authors, many who are PJ features.

Hey – this summer we will also have ‘Poetry in the Park’ –

Poetry in the Park will be in Queen’s Park every Wednesday evening from 7-9 PM at the bandshell for the months of July and August….c’mon out and strut your stuff!! (from Candice on Facebook)

(& maybe ‘Poetry in the Square’ – Hyack Square? – August 14 12-3, just before Poetic Justice at the Heritage with Jan McIntyre as feature)

‘Stay tuned’ re May 29…Mary Duffy…we may have another location for her feature.

(From Candice via Facebook)

Franci Louann
Email Franci if you want to be on her ‘general’ poetry email info forward lists.
flouann@telus.net
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Poetic Justice Sundays in New Westminster

Poetic Justice is a new writers group organized by New Westminster’s Poet Laureate Candice James. Featured poets each week. Open Mic.

Every Sunday (except holiday weekends)
4-6 PM
Heritage Grill
New Westminster BC
(just up from Columbia station)

Come early and signup for Open Mic
Featured Poets start at 4 PM
Family friendly language
‘No host’ refreshments
Only half hour from Downtown Vancouver by skytrain

For more information:
Franci Louann
604-522-7613
flouann@telus.net
Candice James
778-322-1131
saddlestone@shaw.ca

Updated Post: POETIC JUSTICE VENUE CHANGE JUNE 5‏
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Book-Signing: ‘Colours of My Heart’ by Surjeet Kalsey, New Westminster, May 15/2011


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Colours of My Heart
By
Surjeet Kalsey
Tarlochan Publishers
Chandigarh 2011
ISBN: 978-81-7914-399-5
$20
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Surjeet Kalsey will present readings from her new collection of poetry ‘Colours of my Heart’.

Book Signing and Poetry Reading
On May 15
2:00-4:00PM
At Renaissance Books
43 6th street, New Westminster

Book Signing and Poetry Reading
On 16 May
6:00 -8:00 PM
At the Centre of Indo-Canadian Studies
F 125, University of Fraser Valley

Sponsors
Abbotsford Punjabi Sahit Sabha
Matsqui-Sumas-Abbotsford Poets Potpourri Society (MSAPPS), Abbotsford
Apni Awaaz program, Radio CIVl
New West Writers
Renaissance Books

RSVP:
kalseysurjeet@hotmail.com

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Book Launch: ‘Pathways’ by Valerie Parks, New Westminster, April 17/2011

Poet Valerie Parks is launching ‘Pathways’, her second collection of poetry, this Sunday at Renaissance Books in new Westminster.’
Sunday April 17
2:30 PM
Renaissance Books
43/6th, New Westnmister
(Columbia Skytrain)

Valerie is a leading member of New West Writers group. Parks will present readings from the poetry collection. Candice James, the Poet Laureate of New Westminster, and Valerie D.-Taylor, the Coordinator of New West Writers Group will be present.

Visit Valerie’s page:
http://newwestwriters.wordpress.com/members/

Pathways is published by Silver Bow Publishing. More on Pathways:
http://newwestwriters.wordpress.com/2011/04/07/

To order a copy, contact Valerie Parks at the email address below.
vjspark@shaw.ca
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