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St. John Fisher College 100 Thousand Poets for Change Kickoff-Rochester, New York

  Rochester Poets will be devoting its September reading at St. John Fisher College to 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Our event will be held on Sunday, September 18, from 2-4 pm; we plan to expand those hours a bit … Continue reading

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Flying Squirrel-Rochester, New York

ORGANIZER: Paulette Swartzfager

LOCATION: Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. Rochester

100 Thousand Poets for Change — Rochester Event
Poets Against Hunger and Homelessness

Saturday, Sept. 24
11am – 10 pm
All Poets, Artists, and Musicians in the Rochester and WNY region are invited to join this worldwide creative action for change. In Rochester, we will cook, serve, perform, and share the call for an end to hunger and homelessness in our communities.

Rochester event web site:

This day of action will be video-recorded and shared globally by Rochester Indymedia.



11 am – 5 pm: “Open Mic”  Hosts: Paulette Swartzfager & Colleen Powderly

5-6 pm: LEGGS – A Reading of a Play About a Future Dystopian America  by Ed Scutt

6-7pm: Pure Kona Features with Hosts Norm Davis & Mike Rae

7-10 pm: Featured Poets with Hosts – John Roche & Ren vanMeenen

8pm –”Flying Words” – Kenny Lerner and Peter Cook


3-6 pm: We will serve the monthly Flying Squirrel Community Dinner.

7-10 pm: Open discussion & Poetry sharing in the lounge


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