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Poem Fest 2019

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Poem Fest 2019
Poem Fest 2019

Time & Location

Feb 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – Feb 24, 2019, 12:00 PM

Crestone, Crestone, CO 81143, USA


  • Full Weekend Registration

  • Thursday Night Crestone Poets

    6:00 PM at the Crestone Charter School Moffat School District poets, Juan Morales, Renee Gregorio, John Brandi

  • Thursday Night Poetry Reading

    7:00 PM Thursday Featured Reading: Claudia Putnam, Juan Morales, Renee Gregorio, John Brandi. Crestone Charter School.

  • Thursday Night Poet's Party

    9:00-11:00 PM Thursday Poet's Party. Celtic Music with Nerea the Fiddler and Friends. The penning of a collective poem (also known as an exquisite corpse). Hosted by Peter Anderson at Crestone Brewing Company.

  • Friday Poetry Workshops

    1:00 to 3:00 PM Friday Poetry Workshops. Crestone Charter School. Choose one of four: Blackout Poetry, led by Deb Brody Writing the Wild, led by Pam Uschuk Written with the Body, led by Carolyn “Carolina” Brown Vision via Revision, led by William Pitt Root

  • Friday Open Mic

    3:30 PM Friday Happy Hour and Open Mic with refreshments at Crestone Charter School Hosted by Anne MacNaughton and Taos poets.

  • Friday Night Featured Reading

    7:00 to 8:15 PM Friday. Featured Poets: Gary Worth Moody, Pam Uschuk, and William Pitt Root. Crestone Charter School.

  • Friday Night Jazz and Poetry

    9:00 to 11:00 PM Friday Jazz and Poetry with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer. An open mic experience. Cloud Station.

  • Saturday Morning Workshops

    Saturday Morning 9:30 Choose one of four workshops Yoga, Mindfulness, and Writing, led by Val Killpack Loving the Limerick, led by Tom deMers Anti-social Haiku, led by Maria Melendez Kelson Raising Poetry to a Higher Power, led by Mark Irwin

  • Saturday Afternoon Workshops

    1:00 to 3:00 Poetry Workshops Crestone Charter School Choose one of four workshops: Inviting the Reader In, led by Nathan Brown Moving Toward the Voice of Water, led by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer The Music of What Happens, led by Joseph Hutchison Old Poets in the Futurist Era, led by Adrian H. Molina

  • Saturday Open Mic

    3:30 PM Saturday Open Mic with refreshments. Hosted by River City Nomads at Crestone Charter School

  • Saturday Poet's Banquet

    6:00 PM Saturday Poet's Banquet. Special Bhutanese Buffet at the Desert Sage Restaurant.

  • Saturday Night Poem-a-palooza

    7:30 PM Saturday Poem-a-palooza at Crestone Charter School Poetry and performance extravaganza with Art Goodtimes, Joseph Hutchinson, Barbara Ford, Jane Hillberry, Barbara Robidoux, Noona O’Reilly, Maria Melendez Kelson, Aaron Abeyta, Peggy Godfrey, Mark Irwin, Wendy Videlock, Danny Rosen, Julie Cummings, Adrian H. Molina, Jessica Helen Lopez, Nathan Brown

  • Sunday Talking Gourd Circle

    10:00 AM Sunday at Crestone Charter School More than just an open mic. It’s a circle of friendships formed, and a heart opening sharing, all enabled by Art Goodtimes’ world famous Talking Gourd




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