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beyond baroque calendar

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Beyond Baroque offers a wide variety of workshops, readings, performances, art exhibits, and community events and meetings. Click on one
of the calendar links below to find something to enjoy. If you'd like to SUBMIT A PROPOSAL for an event, click here for more information.

ART EXHIBITS PERFORMANCES & READINGS WORKSHOPS COMMUNITY EVENTS

Welcome to the main Performances & Readings calendar. Note that the event schedule may change without prior notice.

The best way to stay informed of listings is to sign up for our newsletter (link is on the front page), or join our Beyond Baroque
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ADMISSION POLICY

 

REGULAR ADMISSION
$10 General Admission, $6 Students/Seniors, Members free

SPECIAL ADMISSION
$20 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors, Members $8

COMMUNITY EVENTS
Suggested Donation $5-10, no one turned away for lack of funds.


DECEMBER

THE BAGGAGE REVIEW CANCELLED INDEFINITELY
PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER

DECEMBER 7 THURSDAY 8:00 PM
I READ YOUR BOOK AND…Did It! From Yippie to Yuppie: Jerry Rubin, An American Revolutionary

Rex Weiner in conversation with Pat Thomas who discusses his book Did It! From Yippie to Yuppie, Jerry Rubin’s eventful life with
the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan, Timothy Leary, Charles Manson, Mick Jagger, and other iconic figures of the era,
and explores the often-misunderstood relationship between Rubin and his partner-in-crime Hoffman, with new insights into their
Yippie vs. Yuppie debates. Special admission $15.00. Members FREE

DECEMBER 8 FRIDAY 8:00 PM
NAKED TO EARTH: SHARON DOUBIAGO

CANCELLED. Sharon will be reading as part of Beyond Baroque’s 50th anniversary in 2018

DECEMBER 9 SATURDAY 8:00 PM
RICK SMITH & RD ARMSTRONG

Lummox Press is proud to present Rick Smith and RD Armstrong (Raindog) reading poetry from their respective books, Whispering in
a Mad Dog's Ear and Tracking the Rabbit. Rick Smith is a very talented poet and harmonica player, who mixes the two together to
present a moving reading experience. RD Armstrong is both publisher and poet who has been devoting himself to quietly serving
the contemporary poetry community for some 23 years. Copies will be on sale. Regular admission. Members FREE

DECEMBER 10 SUNDAY 2:00 PM
SOAP BOX POETS

This is your home. Bring your words. The mic is yours. Sign ups begin at 1:45 PM. There is a five minute limit.
Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. FREE, but donations are always welcome.

DECEMBER 10 SUNDAY 5:00 PM
JOY TO THE WORLD!

Help us celebrate the Holiday Season in Storytelling, Poetry & Song! Public Works Improvisational Theatre presents an evening of
lively variety arts programming. Hosted by Eric Vollmer. Regular admission. Members FREE

DECEMBER 14 THURSDAY 8:00 PM
SAM SAX

Celebrate the release of sam sax’s debut poetry collection "Madness" (Penguin Books), called "astounding" (Terrance Hayes) and
winner of the 2016 National Poetry Series Competition. Regular admission. Members FREE

DECEMBER 15 FRIDAY 8:00 PM
DAN BELLM, LYNNE THOMPSON, & SARAH MACLAY

New poems from three reunited Squaw Valley Community of Writers alumni: Berkeley poet and translator Dan Bellm will read from
his latest collection, Deep Well, joined by L.A. poets Sarah Maclay, co-author with Holaday Mason of The “She" Series, and Lynne
Thompson, author of Beg No Pardon. The evening will be hosted by David St. John. Regular admission. Members FREE

DECEMBER 16 SATURDAY 8:00 PM
THE MAN WITH THE BLUE GUITAR

CD Release Party for The Man with the Blue Guitar by Wallace Stevens and Ross Altman. Hosted by Ross Altman.
Regular Admission. Members FREE

DECEMBER 17 SUNDAY 2:00 PM
BEYOND WORDS SPECIAL PROGRAM!

Hosted by Jon Hess. Special holiday program!

DECEMBER 17 SUNDAY 7:00 PM
SUBVERSIVE CINEMA

Venice Rock'nRoll Political films, Free admission, donations appreciated, Laughtears.com
Hosted by Gerry Fialka. http://www.laughtears.com/documental_subversive.html

DECEMBER 22 FRIDAY 8:00PM
PUNK! $40th ANNIVERSARY

Special Program.

DECEMBER 23 SATURDAY
CLOSED FOR THEATER MAINTENANCE

The Scott Wannberg Bookstore & Poetry Lounge will be open from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

DECEMBER 24 SUNDAY
CLOSED FOR THEATER MAINTENANCE

The Scott Wannberg Bookstore & Poetry Lounge will be open from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

DECEMBER 29 FRIDAY
CLOSED FOR THEATER MAINTENANCE

The Scott Wannberg Bookstore & Poetry Lounge will be open from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

DECEMBER 30 SATURDAY
CLOSED FOR THEATER MAINTENANCE

The Scott Wannberg Bookstore & Poetry Lounge will be open from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

DECEMBER 31 SUNDAY
CLOSED FOR THEATER MAINTENANCE

The Scott Wannberg Bookstore & Poetry Lounge will be open from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM